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'I was so close!' says Hamilton after just missing pole

Lewis Hamilton came within 0.038s second of snatching pole from local hero Max Verstappen at the climax of a tense qualifying session for the Dutch Grand Prix at Circuit Zandvoort. Verstappen had been the hot favourite to take pole after ending the earlier final practice session with a half second advantage over the rest of the field, but Hamilton almost stole it at the last minute. "Max did an amazing lap, and I was so close!" Hamilton commented when talking with the media in parc ferme after the end of the session. "He did a fantastic lap and deserves the pole. Read also: Verstappen narrowly secures home pole for Dutch GP "I was trying to catch him," he...
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