Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Chinese Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has taken pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix. Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen will share the front row with him, while Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will start third in Sunday's race. Force India's Paul di Resta will start from 11th on the grid while his teammate Adrian Sutil will start 13th. (All AP and AFP images)
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the qualifying session for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. He will start 9th.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso will share the second row with Mercedes' Nico Rosberg in Sunday's race.
Force India's Paul di Resta of Britain finished outside top-10 and will start 11th on the grid.
It was not a good day for Force India as Adrian Sutil of Germany (left) finished 13th.
Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen will share the front row with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's race at Shanghai International Circuit.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who is fourth on the Drivers' Championship standings, grabbed the pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain shakes hands with Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland as Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain looks on after the qualifying session. Hamilton qualified in pole position with Raikkonen second and Alonso third for Sunday's race.