Nico Rosberg denied Sebastian Vettel his first pole position of 2014 with a sensational late effort at the Hungaroring. While his teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton endured more qualifying misery, Rosberg kept his head through a rain-affected Q3 to claim his sixth pole position of the season.
For the second race in succession, Hamilton’s qualifying session unravelled in the first eighteen minutes with more Mercedes unreliability costing him dear. Without having registered a lap time, the no.44 crawled into the pitlane in flames and after dominating the first part of the weekend and topping all three practice sessions, Lewis was consigned to a back row start.
He wasn’t the only...
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