7 Sep 2008

Hamilton on pole for Belgian Formula One Grand Prix

5:51 am on 7 September 2008

The McLaren Formula One motor racing driver Lewis Hamilton is poised to extend his championship lead by securing pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Ferrari's Brazilian Felipe Massa will be alongside Hamilton on the front row.

Ferrari's world champion Kimi Raikkonen qualified fourth with fellow-Finn Heikki Kovalainen third for McLaren.