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Jeddah Qualifying: Verstappen blows it, Hamilton takes it

Lewis Hamilton will start the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix from pole position after title contender Max Verstappen blew it on the final corner of his final attempt at taking top spot. The pendulum swung both ways, Red Bull and Mercedes, during an engrossing qualifying session at the all-new floodlit Jeddah Corniche Circuit. In Q3 it was a toss up who would be on pole, first Verstappen went quickest, then Hamilton, then with two purples under his belt, the Red Bull was on a mega-lap before it slapped the wall exiting the final turn, with the finish line in sight and that was it. Pole over. Thus Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were one-two for Mercedes, with Verstappen third but unsure...
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