Webber takes Belgian pole

Mark Webber survived a flurry of late laps to claim Red Bull’s 12th pole in 13 grands prix this season, taking fastest time in qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps.

The championship leader, 34 on Friday, bounced back from an apparently disappointing earlier qualifying session to seize top spot midway through the final 10-minute shoot-out, but then had to wait to see if rivals from McLaren, Ferrari and within Red Bull could displace him.

With Fernando Alonso failing to improve on an initial 10th place after struggling with his Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel could only consolidate as the first fresh raindrops began to fall on the Ardennes. But McLaren managed to find time, with both Jenson Button (to fifth) and Lewis Hamilton (to second) improving. Hamilton’s move pushed the impressive Robert Kubica off the front row, but was not enough to dislodge Webber, whose 1min 45.778secs lap proved to be 0.09secs too good for the Briton.

Vettel will line up alongside Kubica on row two, with Button and Felipe Massa sharing row three. Williams driver, and the 300 Club’s only member, Rubens Barrichello will start seventh, with Force India’s Adrian Sutil alongside, as Nico Hulkenberg partners Alonso in ninth and 10th.

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way to go Mark,a win here could make him tough to surpass this season, a career story similar to Jensons,deserves the championship.

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Brilliant, keep up the good work Mark, now lets turn that pole position into another win.

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Great work Webber, hope you win this one as well!

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@dave Are you implying Janson deserved a world title?

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I hope Kubica will be winner GP of Belgian. From PL :)

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Poor Petrov, just that small puddle caused him to crash out of qualifying.

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Webber did great but i really want Lewis to win the race today!

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Yeh!!!! For Hammy, great race!! Vettel was all over the place. Alonso really sucks at SPA. That race track just does not like him at all. Rubens, Button I hope you two do better next time. Taken out again at SPA, poor Button. Everyone else had a good race if they didn’t crash out or had other problems.

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LMAO at Vettel!
I knew he was going to screw up.
He really needs to learn how to overtake properly!
He is too aggressive for his own good.

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I think Mark may object to the posts title…

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Tell me all,what do u think about Robert Kubica =]

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