15th pole for Vettel

Sebastian Vettel (grid 1)“It’s pretty special to get the record. Nigel (Mansell) obviously took three or four races less to achieve it, but nevertheless it’s been an incredible year for us and an incredible journey and it’s not yet over, we’ve got another chapter tomorrow and I’m very happy. It’s hard to believe. I didn’t feel that happy yesterday, but this morning I was much happier with the car and how it felt, it was much more to my liking and I was able to go from there and improve to get the pole. You know what you can do and the time you should be able to get ahead of the lap, but when you cross the line - you know if you have done it or not, without looking at the time. There wasn’t much left today and that gives extreme satisfaction - and it gets even better when the engineer comes on the radio and tells you you’ve done it.”

Mark Webber (grid 2)“Qualifying was a good effort today from the whole team. It was very close with Sebastian, he did a great lap again, but there wasn’t much between us. It was a good session today and we know there’s going to be some weather coming in, which will mix things up a bit. That’s very good for the people at home watching on TV, but it means a few grey hairs for us sitting in the cockpit. I’m looking forward to the race, it’s a good challenge here and it would be great to finish the season with a good result.”

Christian Horner, Red Bull team principal“An awesome achievement by Sebastian and the team today. It’s a new record in Formula One, which is a small piece of history for Sebastian and is thoroughly deserved. He shared the record with Nigel for two weeks and he now has some fairly illustrious names behind him, so a great performance. A great performance also from Mark Webber today to lock out the front row ahead of what I’m sure will be a really exciting final Grand Prix of 2011.”

Cyril Dumont, Renault track support to Red Bull“So another record today for Sebastian with 15 pole positions. He broke the last record from Mansell, which is fantastic. It’s also fantastic for Mark to lock out the front row and for the team to finish its Saturday season with a one-two - it reflects the performance of the car, which was been amazing. I hope that tomorrow we will transform it into a strong finish, it would be great to finish the season with a one-two.Brazilian GP Qualifying times

Q31.  Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault     1m11.918s2.  Mark Webber           Red Bull-Renault     1m12.099s   3.  Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes     1m12.283s   4.  Lewis Hamilton        McLaren-Mercedes     1m12.480s   5.  Fernando Alonso       Ferrari              1m12.591s   6.  Nico Rosberg          Mercedes             1m13.050s  7.  Felipe Massa          Ferrari              1m13.068s   8.  Adrian Sutil          Force India-Mercedes 1m13.298s   9.  Bruno Senna           Renault              1m13.761s   10  Michael Schumacher    Mercedes

Q2 11.  Paul di Resta         Force India-Mercedes 1m13.584s   12.  Rubens Barrichello    Williams-Cosworth    1m13.801s   13.  Jaime Alguersuari     Toro Rosso-Ferrari   1m13.804s   14.  Sebastien Buemi       Toro Rosso-Ferrari   1m13.919s   15.  Vitaly Petrov         Renault              1m14.053s   16.  Kamui Kobayashi       Sauber-Ferrari       1m14.129s   17.  Sergio Perez          Sauber-Ferrari       1m14.182s  


18.  Pastor Maldonado      Williams-Cosworth    1m14.625s   19.  Heikki Kovalainen     Lotus-Renault        1m15.068s   20.  Jarno Trulli          Lotus-Renault        1m15.358s  21.  Tonio Liuzzi          HRT-Cosworth         1m16.631s   22.  Daniel Ricciardo      HRT-Cosworth         1m16.890s   23.  Jerome D'Ambrosio     Virgin-Cosworth      1m17.019s  24.  Timo Glock            Virgin-Cosworth      1m17.060s  

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