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Mercedes 'gutted' with fire on Hamilton's car

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took pole position during qualifying at the Hungaroring this afternoon, while a fuel leak saw Lewis eliminated in the Q1 phase without setting a time. A fuel leak and subsequent fire for Lewis Hamilton during his warm-up lap in Q1 prevented him from setting a time. The team has yet to determine the extent of damage incurred by chassis F1 W05 Hybrid/05 and its component parts but states that 'A full investigation will be conducted into the cause of the problem in parc ferme'. Nico Rosberg, car #6, F1 W05 Hybrid/04, 1st: 'That was a very tough Qualifying session today - especially with the rain at the beginning of Q3. It's difficult to judge which braking point is best...
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