Hamilton takes 98th career pole in Bahrain


Formula One F1 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain - November 28, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after qualifying in pole position Pool via REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

MANAMA (Reuters) - Seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took his 98th career pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday, with Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas alongside on the front row.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen qualified third. Hamilton's fastest lap of one minute 27.264 seconds was a track record time.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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