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F1: Sebastian Vettel on pole for the Grand Prize of India

NEW DELHI  – On Sunday German Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull will start  in pole position of the first Indian Grand Prix Formula-1 after making the fastest time in qualifying Buddh on the international circuit of New Delhi on Saturday.

1 minute and 24,178 seconds, the German driver has three tenths of a second faster than the McLaren of Lewis Hamilton. However, it will be decommissioned in the fifth position for ignoring a yellow flag during training on Friday. Australian Mark Webber (Red Bull) has signed the third stage of qualifying to the Ferrari of the Spaniard Fernando Alonso of McLaren and the British Jenson Button.

 

Results:

1. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Red Bull, 1 minute, 24,178 seconds, 16 rounds.

2. Mark Webber, Australia, Red Bull, 1:24.508, 17.

3. Fernando Alonso, Spain, Ferrari, 1:24.519, 19

4. Jenson Button, Britain, McLaren, 1:24.950, 20.

5. X-Lewis Hamilton, Britain, McLaren, 1:24.474, 18.

6. Felipe Massa, Brazil, Ferrari, 1:25.122, 18.

7. Nico Rosberg, Germany, Mercedes, 1:25.451, 19.

8. Adrian Sutil Germany Force India.

9. Sebastien Buemi, Switzerland, Toro Rosso.

10. Alguersuari, Spain, Toro Rosso, no time set, 19.

11. Vitaly Petrov, Russia, Renault, 1:26.319, 20.

12. Michael Schumacher, Germany, Mercedes, 1:26.357, 17.

13. Paul di Resta, GB, Force India 1:26.503, 15.

14. Pastor Maldonado, Venezuela, Williams, 1:26.537, 18.

15. Bruno Senna, Brazil, Renault, 1:26.651, 16.

16. Rubens Barrichello, Brazil, Williams, 1:27.247, 17.

18. Kamui Kobayashi, Japan, Sauber 1:27.876, 6.

19. Heikki Kovalainen, Finland, Lotus, 1:28.565, 13.

20. Jarno Trulli, Italy, Lotus, 1:28.752, 13.

21. X-Sergio Perez, Mexico, Sauber 1:27.562, 10.

22. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Hispania, 1:30.216, 11.

23. Jérôme d’Ambrosio, Belgium, Virgin, 1:30.866, 14.

24. Timo Glock, Germany, Virgin, 1:34.046, 3.

25. Y-Narain Karthikeyan, India, Hispania, 1:30.238, 11.

x – three places penalty for non-compliance in training

y – five places penalty for interference in qualifying.

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