Result: Lewis Hamilton takes Silverstone pole

Result: Hamilton takes Silverstone pole
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Mercdes driver Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's British Grand Prix in pole position.

Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position during the qualification process for his home race at the British Grand Prix this afternoon.

On his last attempt, the Mercedes driver posted a time of 1:29.307, which is the fastest ever lap for pole at Silverstone since the track was redesigned.

His 28th pole saw him finish ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg, who will start alongside him on the grid, while champion Sebastian Vettel ended up third.

Meanwhile, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will start tomorrow's race in 10th, with Jenson Button a place further back.

Grid for British Grand Prix:

1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
3. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
4. Mark Webber (Red Bull)
5. Paul Di Resta (Force India)
6. Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso)
7. Adrian Sutil (Force India)
8. Romain Grosjean (Lotus)
9. Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus)
10. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
11. Jenson Button (McLaren)
12. Felipe Massa (Ferrari)
13. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso)
14. Sergio Perez (McLaren)
15. Nico Hulkenberg (Sauber)
16. Pastor Maldonado (Williams)
17. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
18. Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber)
19. Charles Pic (Caterham)
20. Jules Bianchi (Marussia)
21. Giedo van der Garde (Caterham)
22. Max Chilton (Marussia)

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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany waves after setting the pole position in the qualifying session for the Spanish Grand Prix on May 11, 2013
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