Pole Position

  • Webber takes pole for Japanese GP, Vettel second October 13, 2013

    Suzuka: Red Bull driver Mark Webber claimed pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix, outqualifying his teammate and runaway Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel for the first time this season. Webber clocked a time of 1 minute, 30.915 seconds at the Suzuka circuit, edging Vettel, who was just...
  • Red Bull's Vettel back on pole in Bahrain GP April 21, 2012

    Manama: Twotime world champion Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the first time this season on Saturday, edging out McLaren's Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix, where security remained tight amid expectations of fresh antigovernment protests. Vettel, whose best finish this year was second place at the seasonopening Australian Grand...
  • Force India to start in eighth row in Chinese GP April 14, 2012

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg will start in the eighth row on the grid in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix after finishing 15th and 16th in the qualifying in Shanghai on Saturday. Di Resta clocked 1:36.317 to finish 15th in the second qualifying session (Q2),...
  • Rosberg claims first F1 pole at Chinese GP April 14, 2012

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg claimed the first Formula One pole position of his career on Saturday, topping qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix. The German swept to the top slot by a massive margin, with a best lap of one minute 35.121 seconds compared to Lewis Hamilton's 1:35.626. McLaren's Hamilton...
  • Force India's Fisichella takes pole at Belgian GP August 30, 2009

    SpaFrancorchamps (Belgium): Italian Giancarlo Fisichella handed his Force India Formula One team an astonishing first pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday. The 36yearold took his first pole since Malaysia 2006, when he was at thenfrontrunners Renault, to put a team that has yet to score a point...
  • Raikkonen puts Ferrari on pole in Belgium September 16, 2007

    SpaFrancorchamps: Kimi Raikkonen took pole position in Belgium on Saturday to lead Ferrari to their first onetwo of the season in qualifying and pile more more pressure on suffering McLaren. The Finn, winner of the previous two Belgian Grands Prix with McLaren and taking his 13th career pole and third...