Mercedes Nico Rosberg will start Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix at the Spa Francorchamps circuit from pole position after setting a fastest time of 01:46.744s ending the session just ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen.

Verstappen has become the youngest ever front row starter ending the day just a tenth of a second behind Rosberg.

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen did a great job as the Iceman will start the race from third place on the grid after abandoning his first run in Q3 the Finn recovered to set a fastest time of 01:46.910s.

Sebastien Vettel in the second Ferrari will start the race from fourth just ahead of Daniel Ricciardo in the second Red Bull.

The Sahara Force India Formula One team did a great job with Sergio Perez starting the race from sixth place just ahead of team mate Nico Hulkenberg while Valtteri Bottas starts the race from eighth place.

McLaren Honda’s Jenson Button did a fantastic job and will start the race from ninth place showing that the Woking based outfit have made progress with the updated Honda power unit. Button set a qualifying time of 01:48.114s. Felipe Massa rounds out the top ten for Williams Martini Racing.

The Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean will start the race from 11th place just ahead of the Renault Sport F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen with Jolyon Palmer starting from 13th place, Carlos Sainz starts the race from 14th place just ahead of the Manor Racing of Pascal Wehrlein.

Felipe Nasr starts the race from 16th place while Esteban Ocon is 17th for Manor ahead of Esteban Gutierrez and Marcus Ericsson in the Sauber.

Rounding out the order is reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton for Mercedes while Fernando Alonso starts the race from 22nd place.

 

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