Max Verstappen claims his first-ever pole position in Formula One

Max Verstappen waves to his traveling fans after securing the first pole position of his F1 career.

(CNN)Max Verstappen secured his first-ever pole position in Formula One with a scintillating performance in qualifying for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

The Dutch youngster, fresh off his seventh grand prix win last weekend in Germany, narrowly edged out Mercedes pair Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton, in second and third.
It was a landmark achievement in the sport as Verstappen becomes the 100th different driver to secure a pole position in Formula One.