24 Mar 2013

Vettel wins pole position at Malaysian Grand Prix

6:43 am on 24 March 2013

The reigning Formula One world champion, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has taken pole position for today's Malaysian Grand Prix after a rain-hit qualifying session.

Vettel will be joined on the front row for the second race of the season by Ferrari's Felipe Massa, while the Brazilian's Spanish team mate Fernando Alonso will start in third place.

Lewis Hamilton will complete the second row in his Mercedes with Red Bull's Mark Webber rounding out the top five.