Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the final qualification of the season-2017 in Abu Dhabi.
In the first segment of qualifying without surprises: barrier failed to overcome Romain Grosjean, Pierre went Out, Pascal Wehrlein, Marcus Ericsson and Brendon Hartley, which took place from 16 to 20.
In the second segment in its first quick attempts Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas demonstrated the power of the Mercedes, leaving 1 minute and 37 seconds. Sebastian Vettel lost to Lewis in almost 0.3 seconds.
If to speak about the losers of the second part-in fact they were Fernando Alonso, Carlos Sainz, Stoffel Vandorn, Kevin Magnussen and lance Stroll, which will take place from 11th to 15th on the starting grid of the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. Were great Felipe Massa, who under the checkered flag was able to break into the top ten, beating his main opponent Alonso.
In their first attempt in the third segment destroyed all opposition racers Mercedes: Bottas drove a brilliant lap of 1.36,231, and Hamilton lost to him and 0.172 seconds. Vettel, in turn, gave way to the landmark Valtteri 0,628 seconds.
During the second fast laps none of the leaders managed to improve their times, and Bottas has won the fourth pole position of the season. Company Finn on the front row of the starting grid will be Hamilton. The third was Vettel and fourth place went to Daniel ricciardo. The third row will start Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.
Added the top ten Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez, Esteban Windows and Ground.
Text online broadcast of the qualification of Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi with pictures you can view on our website.
|2.||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes||1.36,403||+And 0.172|
|4.||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull||1.36,959||+0,728|
|6.||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||1.37,328||+1,097|
|8.||Sergio Perez||Force India||1.38,374||+2,143|
|9.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.38,397||+2,166|
|The threshold for the first segment: 1.38,565||Lag*|
|The threshold for the second segment: 1.39,503||Lag**|
|17.||Pierre Went Out||Toro Rosso||1.39,724||+2.368|
|20.||Brendon Hartley||Torro Rosso||1.40,471||+3.115|
|107% of the best time of the first segment: 1.44,170|
|* – the gap from the best time of the first segment|
|** – the gap from the best time of the second segment|
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