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Hamilton Delighted with ‘Very Good’ Qualifying after Superb Eighty-Eighth Career Pole Position in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton secured the eighty-eighth career pole position of his impressive career on Saturday as he took top spot in Qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with a new track record. Remarkably, it was the German Grand Prix in July that Hamilton last started at the very front of the grid, but he ended a nine-race run without a pole position in style at the Yas Marina Circuit, eclipsing the previous lap record with a lap of 1:34.779. Even though both championships have long been sewn up, his Mercedes AMG Motorsport team have continued to push to be at the front of the field, and Hamilton wants this to continue into Sunday as he bids to end the season with victory. “It was a very good...
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