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Sochi Qualifying: Hamilton demolishes them, Max splits Mercs

Delivering the latest in a long line of legendary qualifying performances, Lewis Hamilton was simply a step above in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday. Earning his 96th career pole position with a time of 1:31.304, Hamilton was 0.563 seconds up on the next-best effort of Red Bull's Max Verstappen, with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas a further 0.089s back. Making Hamilton's performance even more remarkable was the fact it nearly didn't happen, as he came within 1.25s of being eliminated in Q2. Yet to set a time in the session with two minutes remaining, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel brought out the red flags when he spun into the barriers at Turn 4, causing Hamilton to abort...
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