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Sebastian Vettel will start tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix from pole position.
Vettel will start alongside Nico Rosberg, who was just 0.091 seconds behind the world champion. In reality though, Vettel could have gone much quicker if he had gone back out for a second run.
Such is the confidence of Vettel right now, he didn’t even bother going out again after setting his pole position lap time of 1:42.841.
It was a good day for Romain Grosjean, with the Frenchman putting his Lotus third on the grid.
Grosjean will start alongside the Red Bull of Mark Webber, who matched Vettel through the first two sectors but lost out in the final third of the track.
Lewis Hamilton starts fifth on the grid after a disappointing Q3. The Mercedes driver was fastest in Q1 but could not keep up with the pace throughout the day.
It was a bad day for Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen, with the Lotus driver not managing to get out of Q2 for the second race in-a-row. The Finn has been complaining of a bad back all weekend.
As for Alonso, the Spaniard was out-qualified by Felipe Massa and could only manage eight place on the grid.
Looking ahead to tomorrow’s race, I have to admit that I am not looking forward to it. Vettel didn’t even need to go out for a second run, meaning that he if full of confidence right now.
I can predict that Vettel will be two seconds clear by the end of the first lap and we will rarely see him on camera, as he will be so far out in front.
All we can hope for is that Rosberg gets a good start and cuts Vettel off going into the first corner.
Either that or we need Grosjean to decide that he wants to have another exciting start to a Grand Prix.
Check my blog out tomorrow for a race report!