Vettel wins pole for Singapore GP
Sebastian Vettel showed his mastery of the Marina Bay circuit to take pole position on Saturday for the Singapore Grand Prix, while championship rival Lewis Hamilton struggled throughout and finished fifth.
Max Verstappen qualified in second place ahead of Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo, with Kimi Raikkonen steering his Ferrari to fourth place ahead of Hamilton and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Vettel’s 49th career pole came on the track where he holds the record with four wins and six podiums overall. He is now in a great position to claw back Hamilton’s three-point lead and reclaim first place.