Qualifying: Vettel secures pole at the last second

Stephan Heublein


Sebastian Vettel secured pole position at Suzuka in a thrilling session where the outcome hinged on fractions of a second. It's his third pole position in Japan in as many years.

Jenson Button missed out by just nine thousandths of a second to take second on the grid, aone place head of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso complete the Top Five.