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Hamilton picks his moment to charge ahead of Bottas to pole

Lewis Hamilton says he “knew where to find the time” to beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the French Grand Prix having felt the Finn had been producing “some epic laps” during practice and qualifying. Hamilton trailed Bottas in both FP2 and FP3 heading into qualifying, while the Finn retained top spot in Q1 and Q2 by less than one-tenth of a second, building into a tight and tense pole position shootout in Q3 with the Mercedes pair well clear of its rivals. But come the end of the session Hamilton was a comfortable 0.286s ahead of his teammate to storm to his 86th career pole position as he looks to add to his 29-point lead over the Finn in the Formula 1...
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