Vettel on pole for Canadian Grand Prix

Jun 10, 2012, 07:53 IST | Agencies

Germany's defending double world champion Sebastian Vettel will start on pole for the Canadian Grand Prix after topping final qualifying here on Saturday.

The Red Bull driver clocked a best of 1min 13.784sec around the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit, with Briton Lewis Hamilton in second place and Spaniard Fernando Alonso of Spain coming in third.

Sebastian Vettel

The German world champion was 0.303 seconds quicker than Hamilton — the biggest margin between the two quickest cars all weekend.

Sahara Force India’s Paul di Resta clinched the eighth spot while McLaren’s Jenson Button finished 10th.

Canadian GP starting grid
1) Vettel
2) Hamilton
3) Alonso
4) Webber
5) Rosberg
6) Massa
7) Grosjea
8) Di Resta
9) Schumacher
10) Button  

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