Nobody, apart from Mark Webber, has really been able to unsettle Sebastian Vettel in the past eight races, but in Interlagos the weather gods gave it their best try as the final session of qualifying was delayed by torrential rain. Vettel, however, remained their favoured one as he took his 45th pole position comfortably.
It is not sport. It is time-trialling and it won't do
As expected, Red Bull pulled the rabbit out of the hat in final qualifying for today's US Grand Prix here yesterday, as Sebastian Vettel jumped team-mate Mark Webber to wrap up the front row of the grid. But where the times had been close all through practice, Vettel was almost a second clear of Romain Grosjean's third-placed Lotus.
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Sebastian Vettel retained his advantage in practice for the Italian Grand Prix but his rivals were at least a little closer after the final session.