Rosberg missed the enitre second practice session due to a water leak as Hamilton set the pace in both sessions
Less than four-hundredths of a second separated the Mercedes pair as they looked to put their Austrian Grand Prix crash behind them
Both Hamilton and Rosberg will be allowed to race each other after a Mercedes crisis meeting
Mercedes teammates head into the British Grand Prix after their latest collision in Austria, but as Walker tells Jack de Menezes, something must give when two drivers are so desperate to win
Hamilton was left to resolve the problem without the assistance of his Mercedes team
But the title momentum has now swung back in Rosberg's direction with the world champion facing an afternoon of damage limitation
Running repairs required on the track during practice for 'European Grand Prix'
Hamilton recorded back-to-back victories in Monaco and Canada to reduce Nico Rosberg's lead to just nine points
Rosberg duly obliged when Mercedes asked him to let Hamilton through, but would the three-time world champion do the same?
Rosberg followed team orders to let Hamilton past early in the race and allow him to fight Daniel Ricciardo for the victory, despite seeing his championship lead cut to 24 points
Hamilton was able to make one pit stop fewer than the rest of the field to leapfrog Daniel Ricciardo and take his first win of the season
Ricciardo takes his first Formula 1 pole with Nico Rosberg second and Hamilton down in third
The Mercedes team-mates came together as they vied for first place
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Defending champion takes pole for third time this season ahead of championship leader Rosberg
Hamilton was nearly three quarters of a second behind Rosberg and was beaten in practice by Kimi Raikkonen