Hamilton takes pole position for British GP ahead of Bottas
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton set a new track record at the British Grand Prix and clinched a record-extending 91st pole position on Saturday. He needs five more wins to equal Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record of 91 GP wins. The defending champion is also odds-on to equal the F1 great’s record of seven world titles. He clocked a time of 1 minute 24.303 seconds at the Silverstone circuit where he was won a record six times. He finished .313 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and about 1 second faster than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Charles Leclerc gave Ferrari a small boost with fourth.