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Lewis Hamilton captures pole position for Monaco Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton captures pole position for Monaco Grand Prix

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton clinched his first ever pole at the Monaco Grand Prix after a strong drive Saturday while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg will start from second as he bids to win the race for the third straight year. In last year's race, Rosberg took pole but angered Hamilton when he crashed under no apparent pressure right at the end of the session, bringing it to a halt just as the British driver was poised to beat his time. There was no repeat of that incident on Saturday but Rosberg had to pit right at the end of qualifying after locking his right tire. Hamilton, who has taken pole in five of six races, clocked 1 minute, 15.098 seconds, with Rosberg .342...

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