It will be closer this race they said. Mercedes might have a challenge they said. Instead Mercedes just showed off their dominance even more by taking a front row lock-out despite both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg spinning out on their final qualifying runs in Austria.
FINAL LAP DRAMA: First Hamilton spins out at Turn 1 then Rosberg follows him off at Turn 8 #Quali #AustrianGP pic.twitter.com/t6YvgHPtKb
— Formula 1 (@F1) June 20, 2015
Hamilton’s pole means the team have now gone a whole season unbeaten in qualifying, with Felipe Massa’s pole position in last year’s Austrian Grand Prix being the last time a Silver Arrow didn’t start from the front of the grid.
When both your drivers spin off and you still lock-out the front row, you know your rivals don’t stand a chance.