Belgian Grand Prix 2015 live: Lewis Hamilton wins at Spa as Sebastian Vettel suffers late puncture with Romain Grosjean third

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Lewis Hamilton starts from pole position as the Formula 1 season resumes in Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix following the summer breaj. Follow the latest news here.

● Lewis Hamilton starts from pole ahead of Nico Rosberg

● Williams' Valterri Bottas starts third ahead of Sergio Perez

● Sebastian Vettel down in eight after poor qualifying

● Kimi Raikkonen starts 16th after breaking down in qualifying

● McLaren duo Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button start 19th and 20th after combined 105-place penalty

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Starting grid:

1 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1min 47.197secs,

2 Nico Rosberg(Ger)Mercedes GP 1:47.655,

3 Valtteri Bottas(Fin)Williams 1:48.537,

4 Romain Grosjean(Fra)Lotus F1 Team 1:48.561,

5 Sergio Perez(Mex)Force India 1:48.599,

6 Daniel Ricciardo(Aus)Red Bull 1:48.639,

7 Felipe Massa(Bra)Williams 1:48.685,

8 Pastor Maldonado(Ven)Lotus F1 Team 1:48.754,

9 Sebastian Vettel(Ger)Ferrari 1:48.825,

10 Carlos Sainz(Spa)Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:49.771,

11 Nico Hulkenberg(Ger)Force India 1:49.121,

12 Daniil Kvyat(Rus)Red Bull 1:49.228,

13 Marcus Ericsson(Swe)Sauber-Ferrari 1:49.586,

14 Kimi Raikkonen(Fin)Ferrari No Time,

15 Max Verstappen(Ned)Scuderia Toro Rosso No Time,

16 Felipe Nasr(Bra)Sauber-Ferrari 1:49.952,

17 Jenson Button(Gbr)McLaren 1:50.978,

18 Fernando Alonso(Spa)McLaren 1:51.420,

19 Will Stevens(Gbr)Manor Marussia F1 1:52.948,

20 Roberto Merhi(Spa) Manor Marussia F1 1:53.099


Romain Grosjean has a 5-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change and will start 9th.

Max Verstappen has a 10-place grid penalty for using his sixth engine of the season and will start 18th.

Jenson Button has a 25-place grid penalty for exceeding the allowable number of power units to be used in a season and will start 19th.

Fernando Alonso has a 30-place grid penalty for exceeding the allowable number of power units to be used in a season and will start 20th.