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United States 2012 - Qualifying results // Vettel and Hamilton duke it out for pole position in the US

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Sebastian Vettel secured pole position in the US today, but it wasn't a walkover for him. Lewis Hamilton was right there with him until the end, the McLaren just missing out on pole position. Jenson Button, meanwhile, had a throttle problem that dropped him out in Q2, whilst Nico Rosberg also failed to make the top ten.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:35.65720
2Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:35.76620
3Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:36.17420
4Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:36.58728
5Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:36.70826
6Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:36.79422
7Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:36.93724
8Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.14120
9Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.30024
10Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:37.84226
11Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:37.60420
12Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:37.61612
13Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.66515
14Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.87917
15Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:38.20616
16Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:38.43715
17Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38.50116
18Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.1149
19Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:40.05612
20Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:40.66411
21Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:40.8097
22Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:41.1667
23Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:42.01112
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:42.74010

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