LEWIS HAMILTON has qualified first in Istanbul after setting a new track record.
However he will start the race in eleventh due to a grid penalty obtained for taken a new combustion engine, exceeding his allocation of changes.
Perhaps more significantly for the Brit, team-mate Valtteri Bottas has qualified in second place, meaning he will start on pole.
Max Verstappen qualified third so will start second, and Hamilton will be hoping Bottas can hold the Dutchman up while he makes his way through the field.
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