17th November 2012, 19:58 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive
Vettel takes pole as Alonso struggles to fourth row 17th November 2012, 19:58
Championship leader Sebastian Vettel will start seven places ahead of rival Fernando Alonso after taking the first ever pole position around Circuit of the Americas in the United States.
Romain Grosjean will be moved back five places on the grid for the United States Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel is on pole for tomorrow’s United States Grand Prix, with McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton alongside. Fernando Alonso will start eighth after Romain Grosjean’s penalty.
Sebastian Vettel was the fastest driver once again in the third and final practice session ahead of qualifying for the US Grand Prix.
F1 is back for another attempt to win over the American public. But will the Circuit of the Americas provide the springboard for success the championship is yearning for?
In the round-up: Ecclestone wants more US races • Webber says second on grid will be “a joke” • Alonso “convinced” he can win title
F1 drivers were full of praise for the new home of the United States Grand Prix after sampling it for the first time today. But its first race be any good?
Follow the 2012 United States Grand Prix third practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
Follow the 2012 United States Grand Prix qualifying session on F1 Fanatic Live.