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Formula 1: Rosberg scored pole position in Baku

Формула-1: Росберг оформил поул в БакуThe driver of “Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg entered the history of Formula 1, as the first winner of the Grand Prix of Europe in Baku.

Starting segment passed without surprises – in its entirety was eliminated from the qualification of “manor” and “Reno” are traditional losers amounted to Ericsson and button. Cut won Nico Rosberg,

In the second segment with the first problems encountered Hamilton, who took three quick laps to close the issue with the hit in a final part of qualification. In addition to the “Mercedes”, the maximum number of pilots in the top 10 delegated Ferrari, Red bull and Williams.

A crucial segment almost ended in a simultaneous failure of a Mercedes. Rosberg only third attempt was headed by the interim Protocol and Hamilton crashed his car and had committed himself at the start of the 10-th position.

The second was sensationally Sergio Perez, but the Mexican will be fined five positions for changing the gearbox. Thus, the main competitors of Rosberg at the start of the race in Baku will be Daniel ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel.

Grand Prix of Europe. Qualifying results:

1. Nico Rosberg (“Mercedes”) — 1:42.758
2. Sergio Perez (“Force India”) +0.757
3. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) +1.208
4. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) +1.208
5. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) +1.511
6. Felipe Massa (“Williams”) +1.725
7. Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso) +1.959
8. Valtteri Bottas (“Williams”) +2.488
9. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) +2.812
10. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) +19.196

11. Romain Grosjean (“Haas”)
12. Nico Hulkenberg (“Force India”)
13. Carlos Sainz Jr (Toro Rosso)
14. Fernando Alonso (McLaren)
15. Esteban Gutierrez (“Haas”)
16. Felipe Nasr (“Zauber”)

17. Rio Haryanto (“Manor”)
18. Pascal Wehrlein (“Manor”)
19. Jenson Button (“McLaren”)
20. Marcus Ericsson (“Zauber”)
21. Kevin Magnussen (Renault)
22. Jolyon Palmer (Renault)

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