Rapid Rosberg storms to USA pole

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the United States Grand Prix with a stunning lap to revive his title hopes.

The German, who is 17 points behind his Mercedes team-mate in the world championship, was an impressive 0.376 seconds clear of the British driver.

The two Mercedes were well clear in Austin, with Williams's Valtteri Bottas 0.839secs behind Rosberg in third.

Rosberg has now out-qualified Hamilton nine times in 17 sessions so far this season.

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