Clouds loomed over Spa all of Saturday
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position at Spa using the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, becoming the sixth different driver to sit on pole in Belgium in the last six years.
He beat his team mate Lewis Hamilton in tricky conditions, with Mercedes enjoying a pace advantage of around two seconds over rival teams.
A heavy rain shower before qualifying meant that the session started with just 19 degrees of track temperature and 10 degrees ambient, on a fully wet track. There was a mixture of intermediates and full wets in Q1, with all the drivers eventually moving onto the intermediate by the end of the session.
Intermediates were once...
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