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Lewis Hamilton captures German Grand Prix pole

July 6, 2013 at 1:01 PM   |   Comments

NURBURGRING, Germany, July 6 (UPI) -- Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes took the pole for the German Grand Prix with a narrow win over Sebastian Vettel in Saturday's qualifying laps.

Hamilton was clocked at 1 minute, 29.398 seconds and claimed his second-consecutive pole and third of the Formula One season.

Vettel turned in a 1:29.501, followed by Mark Webber.

Tire selection for the German Grand Prix leaned toward soft tires due to the sultry conditions in Nurburgring Saturday. Analysts expected most teams to start on soft tires Sunday but switch to quicker medium tires in the later stages of the 60-lap race.

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