Lewis Hamilton has done it again! Taking pole position at the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix, the British racing superstar keeps setting records and proving why he is considered one of the greatest drivers in Formula One history.
Coming off an impressive win in Hungary just two weeks ago, Lewis Hamilton had a confident start to the race weekend with a decent qualifying session. After taking pole, Hamilton was confident of victory, but refused to get carried away, commenting: “Everybody has worked so hard to bring this result and I just hope we can do something special tomorrow.”
The battle between red-hot Ferrari stars Sebastian Vettel and Kimmi Raikkonen were desperate to keep up with Lewis Hamilton’s amazing pace. At the final lap, it looked as though Ferrari finally had their man, only for a stunning last-minute lap from Hamilton to shove the Italian team back into fourth place.
At the checkered flag, The Grid erupted in jubilation – a third pole this season and 65th overall showing what an absolute class act Hamilton is. The pole came at a crucial point in the F1 campaign, with edges of it likely to be decided by points scored either at the Belgian Grand Prix or at one of the remaining three races left in the calendar.
This shows that Lewis Hamilton is not just an amazing driver – he is something special. His fantastic performances have been a joy to watch this season and long may it continue!
Lewis Hamilton delivered an amazing performance in the Belgian Grand Prix to secure pole position for the Formula One race. The British superstar driver once again demonstrated why he is considered one of the greatest drivers in the sport’s history.
In a great display of skill, Hamilton dominated qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps and moved one step closer to a seventh world championship title. He set a new track record, lapping the circuit in the blistering time of 1:41.252. Hamilton continues to make history with each passing Grand Prix and this performance is no exception to that trend. The impressive lap was enough to edge out his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc from Ferrari.
Hamilton’s pole position marks his 94th career pole position and puts him two shy of Michael Schumacher’s all-time record. It is no surprise that Hamilton achieved such greatness given his recent form. In six races so far this season, Hamilton has won four times and finished second twice totalling 164 points- adding a point for pole would put him one ahead of Bottas in the standings.
Without a doubt Hamilton has become one of F1’s greatest drivers ever, winning five World Championships thus far and being in contention for a sixth title. Saturday’s qualifying win at Spa is sure to be just one more accomplishment added to an already illustrious career.
Lewis Hamilton has made history once again, winning pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver crossed the line 0.242 seconds ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to secure his 86th pole position — the most in Formula One history.
The race took place at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit, and Hamilton finished fastest in all three practice sessions. However, due to an incorrectly installed brake on his car during qualifying, Hamilton was forced to park up as the session ended, leaving many fans to wonder if he might be unable to take pole.
In typical Hamilton fashion, he bounced back from the adversity and delivered on prime time when it mattered most. After taking P1 in Q2, Hamilton produced a series of consistent laps despite traffic and tricky conditions, to secure the record-breaking 86th career pole position.
It was a display from a driver at the peak of his powers, solidifying himself as one of the greats of Formula One. With this pole-winning performance,Hamilton extends his lead in the drivers’ world championship, with 241 points compared to Bottas’s 199.
This win shows why Lewis is still at the top of his game – even after all these years in racing. He could have easily written off the race after his set-up error in qualifying but instead, he bounced back and put in a monumental performance on one of motorsport’s toughest challenges.
It’s clear that Lewis Hamilton has no intention of slowing down anytime soon as we enter the final few races of what’s set to be another successful season for him and Mercedes. We can’t wait to see what else this talented driver has got up his sleeve in the upcoming months!