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Hamilton on pole at British GP, Rosberg pleased to miss out

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season.

With a 46th career pole, the reigning world champion moved to third place on Formula One's all-time leaderboard, with only Michael Schumacher (68) and Ayrton Senna (65) ahead of him.

Hamilton, who clocked 1 minute, 32.248 seconds in qualifying, will share the front row of the grid on Sunday with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the seventh time this year.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

As of: Toyota/Save Mart 350
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick6161
2Martin Truex Jr.5632
3Joey Logano5593
4Jimmie Johnson5465
5Dale Earnhardt Jr.5454
6Brad Keselowski5056
7Jamie McMurray4977
8Kasey Kahne4839
9Matt Kenseth4798
10Kurt Busch46911
11Jeff Gordon46210
12Paul Menard45212

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