Motor racing: Massa puts Williams on pole in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - Brazilian Felipe Massa seized his first Formula One pole position since 2008, as Williams swept the front row on Saturday in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas qualified second for the former world champions with championship leader Nico Rosberg third fastest for Mercedes.

Britain's Lewis Hamilton, Rosberg's team-mate and closest championship rival, will start a distant ninth after his first flying lap was disallowed and he then spun on his final attempt.