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Late effort earns Massa shock Austria pole

Felipe Massa surprised the Formula 1 paddock as he headed a Williams front row lock out in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix. The Brazilian saved his best until his final lap as he pipped team-mate Valtteri Bottas to earn his first pole position since the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix. “I’m so happy with what has happened today,” said Massa. “It was such a great moment as it has been such a long time since my last pole. “It is an incredible moment and it will be an important race for me tomorrow. “Its very emotional for me.” Mercedes Nico Rosberg was third fastest ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Australian Red Bull Racing star Daniel Ricciardo, who just scraped into...
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