Webber edges out Vettel to secure British GP pole

Updated: 09 July 2011 19:16 IST

Red Bull driver Mark Webber edged out teammate Sebastian Vettel in qualifying for the second time this season to secure pole position Saturday for the British Grand Prix.

Webber edges out Vettel to secure British GP pole
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Red Bull driver Mark Webber edged out teammate Sebastian Vettel in qualifying for the second time this season to secure pole position Saturday for the British Grand Prix.

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Webber, who won the Silverstone race last season, posted the fastest lap of 1 minute, 32.670 seconds, about one-third of a second faster than Vettel.

Vettel has a 77-point lead over McLaren's Jenson Button, who qualified in fifth, and Webber.

The Red Bulls will start on the front row on Sunday despite team bosses complaining about rule changes on Saturday morning.

Topics : Formula 1 Mark Webber British Grand Prix
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