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WATCH: Ride onboard with Bottas as he takes a stunning Mexico City pole position

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Valtteri Bottas ensured himself a pole position for the Mexico City Grand Prix with a stunning lap around the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez to lead a Mercedes one-two.

On Saturday, we were treated to another brilliant qualifying session but the general consensus ahead the shootout was that Red Bull had the upper hand – given Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez aced the previous two practice sessions.

READ MORE: Mercedes shock Red Bull as Bottas takes pole ahead of Hamilton in Mexico

But Bottas tore up the script, lapping the track at 1m15.875s to go nearly two-tenths faster than team mate Lewis Hamiliton and leaving Verstappen and Perez P3 and P4 on the grid respectively.

Go onboard the W12 and watch how the Finn pulled it off in the video player above.

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