German GP: Hamilton takes pole, setback for Ferrari as both cars fail reliability

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in Hockenheim ahead of Max Verstappen as Ferrari challenge was halted due to car issues. Charles Leclerc, fastest in FP2 and FP3, couldn’t start Q3 due to Fuel system issue while Sebastien Vettel was ruled out in Q1 due to Turbo issue. Valterri Bottas occupied the final of the top 3 spots. The charm of the session was lost due to these issues else the build-up was great for a slugfest for pole between Charles and Lewis.

Surprise 5th was Kimi Raikkonen in Alfa Romeo, who looked on it from the first session. Here’s the final rundown on the qualification:

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