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German Grand Prix live: Lewis Hamilton wins at Hockenheim to lead Nico Rosberg by 19 points in title battle

Follow the latest from the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim

Nico Rosberg starts the German Grand Prix from pole position after beating his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying, although the championship leader starts alongside him in second in what will be the latest chapter of their fierce 2016 title battle. Follow the latest here.

  • Rosberg starts ahead of Hamilton on front row
  • Rosberg suffered rare electrical glitch in qualifying before snatching pole
  • Daniel Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two on second row ahead of Ferraris
  • Kimi Raikkonen out-qualifies Sebastian Vettel on row three
  • Hamilton leads Rosberg by six points in championship battle

Follow the live action below…

German Grand Prix grid:

1 Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes GP 1min 14.363secs

2 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1:14.470

3 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:14.726

4 Max Verstappen (Ned) Red Bull 1:14.834

5 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 1:15.142

6 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 1:15.315

7 Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 1:15.510 + one-place grid penalty

8 Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Williams 1:15.530

9 Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 1:15.537

10 Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1:15.615

11 Esteban Gutierrez (Mex) Haas F1 1:15.883

12 Jenson Button (Gbr) McLaren 1:15.909

13 Carlos Sainz (Spa) Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:15.989 + three-place penalty

14 Fernando Alonso (Spa) McLaren 1:16.041

15 Romain Grosjean (Fra) Haas F1 1:16.086 + five place penalty

16 Jolyon Palmer (Gbr) Renault 1:16.665

17 Kevin Magnussen (Den) Renault 1:16.716

18 Pascal Wehrlein (Ger) Manor Racing 1:16.717

19 Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:16.876

20 Rio Haryanto (Ina) Manor Racing 1:16.977

21 Felipe Nasr (Bra) Sauber-Ferrari 1:17.123

22 Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Sauber-Ferrari 1:17.238

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