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Hamilton seizes pole as Alonso prays for miracle

Fernando Alonso finally got to quantify in qualifying yesterday the scale of the mountain he has to climb if he is to beat Sebastian Vettel to the World Championship when a gripping Formula One season ends in Brazil this afternoon. And it was of Everest proportions.

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Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren their first pole position in Brazil for 12 years ahead of his final grand prix for the Woking-based team.

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