Lewis Hamilton secured his first-ever Formula 1 pole position at Suzuka in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by over three tenths of a second.
Verstappen passed Hamilton during the early stages of the race and controlled the remainder of proceedings to triumph, as Ricciardo secured a double podium for Red Bull.
Lewis Hamilton pipped Kimi Räikkönen to pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix, taking full advantage of title rival Sebastian Vettel's engine issues
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The trio collided as the race began on a wet track following a pre-race shower. Although Vettel initially managed to continue following the contact he spun into a wall at turn four moments later.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix, getting the better of Red Bull pair Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton back in fifth.
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Hamilton only relinquished the lead during the pit stop phase as he triumphed for the sixth time this season, beating Bottas by 4.4 seconds.
Despite poor weather conditions through Saturday morning, which led to final practice being shortened, qualifying got underway as planned, at 14:00 local time.
The start of the one-hour session was delayed for 44 minutes as heavy rain fell at the Monza circuit. Most drivers elected not to set times and limit the running on their wet weather tyres to save them for qualifying.
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