Lewis Hamilton has admitted it was his mistake to abort a final run in qualifying which cost him pole position for the British Grand Prix.
The Mercedes driver held provisional pole for the majority of a session dominated by tricky changeable conditions only to end up sixth on the grid after electing to abort his final lap on a drying track.
His decision to pull out of the lap proved costly as team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg stormed to pole position with a lap 3.4 seconds quicker than the Brit’s personal best.
As a result, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel, McLaren’s Jenson Button, Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg and rookie Kevin Magnussen all took advantage of a dry final sector to...
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