WATCH: Ride onboard with Hamilton as he sets the fastest ever lap of Istanbul Park in qualifying


Lewis Hamilton may have gone fastest of all in qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix – but he didn’t take pole position, with the Briton set to start from P11 after taking on a new internal combustion engine for this weekend.

Despite that, Hamilton knew he had to give it his all in qualifying to limit the damage his 10-place grid drop would do – and boy did he deliver, posting a 1m 22.868s, and claiming a track record for Istanbul Park in the process.

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Ride on board for Hamilton’s mega lap by clicking play in the video up top.


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