Vettel cracked record - 15 Pole of the season
Sebastian Vettel with the 15th Pole position in a season, a new chapter written Formula 1 history. The youngest double world champion captured the premier class in Saturday's final qualifying again this year in Brazil, the first starting position and overtook the British Nigel Mansell, who in 1992 had been on pole 14 times.
"We have made it. Thanks guys, you're incredible, "beamed the German, after he had made short work of the season finale. After Vettel had more than once this year set up practically at the last second, the quality-best time, he made early this time for the preliminary decision. Shortly before closing, he improved his own fastest lap time and even stayed in 1:11,918 minutes alone among the brand of 1:12 minutes.
As for further evidence of the Red Bull reign in F1 Mark Webber was in second place on the front row for the World Cup team on Sunday (17:00 clock live one ORF, RTL and Sky) perfectly. Third in the World Cup runner-up Jenson Button was in front of his McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari star Fernando Alonso.
Vettel made it easily beaten in the World Cup has long been adversaries but not initially. In the first period put the button in front of record time. Team-mate Hamilton, who won two weeks ago after the blowouts and loss of the Grand Prix Vettel Abu Dhabi confirmed, with the second fastest lap of the strength of the McLaren on the bumpy course.
For anxious glances of the eye also caused up: The sky was drawn over the course more and more, the increased humidity and temperatures around 30 degrees continues to increase. The rain stayed away but was afraid. Vettel kept in the crucial ten minutes but once again in impressive fashion, the nerves, while Webber is still in the race for the runners held. The Australians, however, has 22 points behind Button, Alonso still lies in between. The two-time champion from Spain ten points on missing button.