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Sebastian Vettel takes pole for the Australian Grand Prix

2013-03-17 01:48:18

Sebastian Vettel

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix as qualifying was completed on race morning after heavy rain on Saturday.

The German headed team-mate Mark Webber by 0.42 seconds with Lewis Hamilton taking third ahead of the Ferraris of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, fastest in the wet first and second parts of qualifying, was sixth.

Force India's Paul di Resta was ninth and McLaren's Jenson Button 10th.

Lotus drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean filled the fourth row in seventh and eight places.

More to follow.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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