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Hamilton: "Expect Verstappen and Bottas to fly past me during the race"

Lewis Hamilton achieved his 96th pole position in Formula 1 last Saturday in Sochi. He did so after being almost eliminated in Q2, due to the accident of Sebastian Vettel. The Brit had to qualify for Q3 on the softest tyre, but it puts him at a disadvantage in Sunday's strategy. Hamilton therefore expects a fight with the men behind him on the starting grid. “Pole position is not a good place to start at all and I think this year you’re seeing our cars are more draggy and there’s more tow this year than we’ve seen in other years”, explains Hamilton in the press conference after the qualifying session. “I generally expect one of these two to come flying...
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