Motor racing-Hamilton takes pole for Mercedes at Australian GP

Reuters

MELBOURNE, March 25 (Reuters) - Briton Lewis Hamilton took pole position for Mercedes in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, edging Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel into second on the grid.

Hamilton's new team mate Valtteri Bottas will start third ahead of Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen.

(Reporting by Ian Ransom; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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