Belgian Grand Prix: Jenson Button on pole for the race

Updated: 01 September 2012 19:03 IST

Britain's Jenson Button secured his first pole position of the season in his McLaren on Saturday for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

Belgian Grand Prix: Jenson Button on pole for the race

Spa-francorchamps, Belgium:

Britain's Jenson Button secured his first pole position of the season in his McLaren on Saturday for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

Button set a fastest lap of 1min 47.753sec, 0.3sec ahead of Japan's Kamui Kobayashi in a Sauber-Ferrari.

Q3 times:

1. Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren-Mercedes 1:47.573, 2. Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) Sauber-Ferrari 1:47.871, 3. Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams-Renault 1:47.893, 4. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Lotus-Renault 1:48.205, 5. Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber-Ferrari 1:48.219, 6. Fernando Alonso (ESP) Ferrari 1:48.313, 7. Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull-Renault 1:48.392, 8. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren-Mercedes 1:48.394, 9. Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus-Renault 1:48.538, 10. Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India-Mercedes 1:48.890

Final standings for the race:

1st row

Jenson Button (GBR/McLaren-Mercedes)

Kamui Kobayashi (JPN/Sauber-Ferrari)

2nd row

Pastor Maldonado (VEN/Williams-Renault)

Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Lotus-Renault)

3rd row

Sergio Perez (MEX/Sauber-Ferrari)

Fernando Alonso (ESP/Ferrari)

4th row

Lewis Hamilton (GBR/McLaren-Mercedes)

Romain Grosjean (FRA/Lotus-Renault)

5th row

Paul di Resta (GBR/Force India-Mercedes)

Sebastian Vettel (GER/Red Bull-Renault)

6th row

Nico Hulkenberg (GER/Force India-Mercedes)

Mark Webber (AUS/Red Bull-Renault)

7th row

Michael Schumacher (GER/Mercedes-AMG)

Felipe Massa (BRA/Ferrari)

8th row

Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA/Toro Rosso-Ferrari)

Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/Toro Rosso-Ferrari)

9th row

Bruno Senna (BRA/Williams-Renault)

Heikki Kovalainen (FIN/Caterham-Renault)

10th row

Vitaly Petrov (RUS/Caterham-Renault)

Timo Glock (GER/Marussia-Cosworth)

11th row

Pedro de la Rosa (ESP/HRT-Cosworth)

Charles Pic (FRA/Marussia-Cosworth)

12th row

Nico Rosberg (GER/Mercedes-AMG)

Narain Karthikeyan (IND/HRT-Cosworth)

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