Image Gallery : Max Verstappen - Formula 1's youngest ever winner
Meet the young man who the world knows will some day be champion
Hamilton clocked 1min 6.134sec in his Mercedes to beat Red Bull's Verstappen, the championship leader, with Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes third fastest.
Max Verstappen was quickest at the start of a historic weekend for Formula One as it debuts a new qualifying format.
The Red Bull driver finished the 100km dash ahead of defending world champion Lewis Hamilton with Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes in third place.