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08th Nov 2014

Nico Rosberg starts on pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix

The German driver beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position for tomorrow's race

Robert Redmond

It’s a Mercedes 1-2 at the top of the grid.

Nico Rosberg will start on pole position for tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver clocked a fastest lap of 1:10.023, just edging out teammate Lewis Hamilton’s best effort of 1:10.056. ‘It’s the perfect job only if it works out tomorrow’, Rosberg said after the qualifying. ‘Up to now it has been going well. I’m in the best place to be for tomorrow, but I need to make it happen in the race’.

The German driver will start on pole position for the tenth time this season as he attempts to narrow the gap on Hamilton, who sits atop the driver’s championship on 316 points, ahead of Rosberg on 292.

The starting positions for tomorrow’s race are:

1. Nico Rosberg 2. Lewis Hamilton 3. Felipe Massa 4. Valtteri Bottas 5. Jenson Button 6. Sebastian Vettel 7. Kimi Raikkonen 8. Daniel Ricciardo 9. Kevin Magnussen 10. Fernando Alonso 11. Esteban Gutierrez 12. Nico Hulkenberg 13. Adrian Sutil 14. Daniil Kvyat 15. Romain Grosjean 16. Jean-Eric Vergne 17. Sergio Perez 18. Pastor Maldonado