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Australian Grand Prix 2016 Qualifying: Saturday’s F1 Results, Times, Final Grid

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his first pole position of the new Formula One season, the 50th of his career, beating Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to the top starting spot at the 2016 Australian Grand Prix.The controversial new qualifying format was introduced on Saturday, and while the first session produced the fireworks Formula One's chiefs were undoubtedly hoping for, the final session showed exactly why fans aren't happy with the new system―Hamilton and Rosberg both spent the final minutes in the pit lane, per Byron Young of the Daily Mirror:Under the new rules, an elimination clock is introduced after a few minutes into every session, with the slowest car dropping out of qualifying every 90 seconds. Only eight...

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