Vettel wins pole for Indian Grand Prix

Oct. 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull will make his bid to clinch the Formula One season title from the pole position at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix.

Vettel claimed the coveted first starting position Saturday with a qualifying lap of 1 minute, 24.119 seconds.

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes took the second spot on the starting grid with a 1:24.871. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton qualified third.

Vettel can win the season title with a fifth place or better in Sunday's race. Vettel has won the pole at the Indian Grand Prix the past three years and has won four consecutive F1 races.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kansas City Royals sweep Tampa Bay Rays in doubleheader
F Smith bolts New York Knicks for Orlando Magic
Grand Slam of Golf to move from Trump course
Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams set for semis
Donovan McNabb nabbed again on DUI charges