Brazilian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel on pole after rain-hit qualifying

This was the four-time world champion's ninth pole position of the season and the 45th of his career. For Red Bull it was their eighth successive pole.

updated: November 24, 2013 02:02 IST
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Sao Paulo: Sebastian Vettel saved his best for last on Saturday to produce a perfectly-timed fastest lap in treacherous wet conditions and take pole position for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.

The four-time world champion steered his Red Bull through streams of running water amid plumes of spray for his ninth pole of the season, the 45th of his career and his team's eighth pole in succession

Vettel clocked a best lap of one minute and 26.479 seconds to finish seven-tenths of a second clear of nearest rival Nico Rosberg of Mercedes.

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