Despite the wide margin Hamilton had over outgoing team-mate Bottas in qualifying across the season, it was not until the Qatar Grand Prix the championship runner-up overhauled the Finn's amount of pole positions.
The Briton ultimately ended up with five poles to Bottas' four.
Leclerc took two surprise poles in a row in Monaco and Baku, whilst Sainz's best performance of second proved he had pace. The Spaniard got the better of his team-mate four times in the last five races of the season to ensure a respectable margin.
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