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Rosberg keeps pole after torrid day in Monaco

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Nico Rosberg will start Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix from pole after a tense qualifying session on Saturday when he incensed his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton and then survived an inquiry clearing him of any underhand tactics. 

Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after taking pole position in the qualifying session of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix in Monte Carlo on May 24, 2014

On an afternoon of ferocious competition on the track and acrimonious commentary off it, the 28-year-old German ended up claiming his second successive pole in the Mediterranean principality and the sixth of his career, but only after considerable controversy.

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