With Lewis Hamilton at the back of the grid with a mammoth 55 place grid drop following multiple changes with his Power unit, his title rival made the most of it by taking in the pole position from a hard fighting teenager, Max Verstappen while Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen line up third.
Sebastian Vettel lined up on the grid in fourth while Ricciardo completed the top five.
We bring you some of the best of the twitter reactions summing up the Quali:
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) August 27, 2016
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) August 27, 2016
— Sky Sports F1 ? (@SkySportsF1) August 27, 2016
— Formula 1 (@F1) August 27, 2016
— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) August 27, 2016