The McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is extremely delighted to be on the pole position for the final race of his McLaren career.
The British driver will be starting from the pole position for the final race of the season – the Brazilian Grand Prix. It will also be the last race for McLaren before he moves to Mercedes for the next season. Hamilton said the prior to the qualifying sessions that it will be an extremely emotional race. He will be starting from the pole position, while his teammate Jenson Button made it to the second position to lock the front row for McLaren.
Hamilton has been ahead of their rivals from Red Bull and Ferrari throughout the practice sessions, and he carried his good form into the qualifying sessions as well. Hamilton won his first world championship title at this circuit back in 2008. He has said that it holds special feelings for him as a result of it. He is also extremely emotional during this race because it is the home circuit of his childhood hero Ayrton Senna. Hamilton has also said that he would like to win at this circuit for the first time because it is such a special place.
“It is an incredible feeling. I remember coming through the last corner and being two tenths up and it was going 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, just moving up and when I came across the line it was 0.35 so I was so happy with it. It is so exciting when you come across the line and get pole. Brazil is such a special historic track but this is one I haven’t won at,” said Hamilton. Hamilton will be looking to take advantage of the best starting position on offer in this race.