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Lewis Hamilton wins pole at British Grand Prix

The 2008 champion won his 28th pole,while Nico Rosberg was fastest in practice.

Written by Associated Press | Silverstone | Published: June 29, 2013 6:58:53 pm

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched pole position on his final lap at the British Grand Prix on Saturday,just beating out teammate Nico Rosberg and three-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel.

The 2008 champion won his 28th pole with a lap time of 1:29.607,while Rosberg was fastest in practice. Vettel just beat out his teammate Mark Webber,who is taking the track this weekend for the first time since announcing he was leaving the sport at the end of the year.

It was a disappointing qualifying for home favorite Jenson Button of Mercedes who just missed out on Q3 by 0.05 seconds and will start 11th while Ferrari’s Felipe Massa,who crashed in practice on Friday,settled for 12th.

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