Hamilton takes all-important pole position at Italian GP
MONZA, Italy (AP) Lewis Hamilton took the all-important pole position for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday, beating teammate Nico Rosberg's time by nearly half a second in a commanding performance.
The pole sitter has won at Monza the past six years - with Hamilton himself taking three of those victories.
Hamilton finished 0.478 ahead of Rosberg.
The Ferraris followed, with Sebastian Vettel eight tenths back in third and Kimi Raikkonen nearly a second behind in fourth.
Hamilton joined F1 greats Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna with a record five poles at Monza.