Sebastian Vettel posted a lap time of 1:37.202 to beat Lewis Hamilton for pole position for tomorrow's Korean Grand Prix. The German's lap time was two tenths quicker than the Brit's 1:27.420.
After the first run, Vettel lead teammate Webber and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton by a clear margin. Vettel remained untouched after the second run but Webber, who abandoned his second run fell pray to Lewis Hamilton. He will start the race from 13th place for accumulating three reprimands this season.
Romain Grosjean put on a sensation lap to take fourth in qualifying to beat the second Mercedes of Nico Rosberg. Fernando Alonso's 1:38.038 was only good enough for sixth. Felipe Massa will start alongside(after Webber's penalty) after setting seventh fastest time of the day.
Sauber impressed big time in Korea with both their cars making into Q3. Nico Hulkenberg led the Swiss team during the final part of qualifying with a lap time of 1:38.237. His teammate Esteban Gutierrez was marginally behind after setting ninth fastest time of the session.
Kimi Raikkonen, who suffered a major crash in FP1 could only qualify in 10th place. He will be massively disappointed with the result considering his teammate will be starting the race from third place(after Webber's penalty).
Earlier in Q2, both the McLarens fell pray to Sauber as they failed to make it into top 10 by less than half-a-tenth.
After some impressive performances in previous few qualifying, Daniel Ricciardo could only manage 13th in Yeongam. His teammate was 16th fastest. Meanwhile, both the Force Indias made into Q2 but they couldn't qualify higher than 14th and 15th on the grid. Adrian Sutil was again the faster of the two.
In Q1, Williams duo of Valtteri Bottas and Pastor Maldonado joined the usual suspects.