Formula One: Hamilton on pole for Spanish Grand Prix

(Left to right) Mercedes-AMG's German driver Nico Rosberg, Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo celebrate in the parc ferme after the qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya on M
(Left to right) Mercedes-AMG's German driver Nico Rosberg, Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo celebrate in the parc ferme after the qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2014 in Montmelo on the outskirts of Barcelona ahead of the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix. -- PHOTO: AFP

BARCELONA (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton produced a stunning qualifying lap to edge out Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on Saturday to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix.

This was Hamilton's fourth pole of the year as he aims for his fourth win from the opening five races.

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo will start from the second row after posting the third quickest time with Williams' Valteri Bottas fourth quickest.

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel will start back in the fifth row after his Red Bull packed up at the beginning of the final Q3 session.

Rosberg leads the drivers' standings by four points from Hamilton (75 points) with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, seventh on the grid, third on 41 points.