Vettel roars to pole position in India

Sebastian Vettel claimed his third consecutive Indian Grand Prix pole position in emphatic style at the Buddh International Circuit, beating out Nico Rosberg by over seven tenths of a second, with Lewis Hamilton third.

Vettel dominance continues at Buddh International Circuit


Sebastian Vettel continued to dominate preparations for the Indian Grand Prix, by topping the timesheet in a shortened final practice session at the Buddh International Circuit with a lap of 1:25.332, half a second clear of team-mate Mark Webber.

Vettel’s closest non-Red Bull rival was Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso who finished 0.773 down. Fourth place in the session was taken by Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg, with Lotus’ Romain Grosjean fifth.

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Vettel in ominous form

Having finished FP1 with a clear advantage over his rivals, Sebastian Vettel maintained his advantage on Friday afternoon. The Red Bull Racing driver was the only driver to dip into the 1m25s bracket during FP2, finishing the 90-minute session with a best time of 1:25.722. As had been the case in the morning, his nearest challenger was teammate Mark Webber, the Australian finishing just under three-tenths of a second in arrears.

Vettel starts strongly in India

Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel finished FP1 top of the timesheets at the Buddh International Circuit. His time of 1:26.683 was just under two-tenths faster than that of his nearest challenger, team-mate Mark Webber. For Vettel it extends an extraordinary run of dominance at this event: At the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in 2011, he finished both FP1 and FP2 second fastest, since then he’s been top in every practice session, qualified on pole twice, won both races and led every lap.

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