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Hamilton on pole for Chinese Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton put himself in line Saturday to win a third race in a row for the first time in his career when he convincingly took pole position for Sunday's Chinese grand prix. 

Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives on the back straight during the third practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 19, 2014

Under steady rain, the British Mercedes driver was untouchable as he powered to 1min 53.860sec, his third pole position in four races this season and more than half-a-second ahead of Daniel Ricciardo.

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