The Straits Times
Published on Sep 23, 2012

Photo galley: F1 Qualifying round


Drivers battled for pole position in the qualifying round of the 2012 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix. The round ended with McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton claiming his fifth pole position of the season, strengthening his bid for a second world title.

Red Bull’s defending world champion Sebastian Vettel will be on the second row of the grid for Sunday’s race alongside Jenson Button, Hamilton’s McLaren team-mate.The track continues to heat up as everyone gets ready for the intence final race on Sunday night.