Vettel takes pole for Malaysian Grand Prix

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The Independent Online

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

The defending world champion qualified a tenth of a second ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton at the Sepang circuit on Saturday, with Red Bull's Mark Webber in third and McLaren's Jenson Button fourth.

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will start the race fifth, with Renault's Nick Heidfeld qualifying sixth.

All 24 cars will start the race, as all drivers were within seven percent of the fastest car in the first sector of qualifying.