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Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole

In a wet and eventful qualifying, the 24-year-old German secured his team's 13th pole in a row

Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Sebastian Vettel (C) of Germany and Red Bull Racing celebrates finishing first alongside second placed Lewis Hamilton (R) of Great Britain and McLaren and third placed Mark Webber (L) of Australia and Red Bull Racing during qualifying for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of Spa Francorchamps on August 27, 2011 in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday after pipping McLaren's Lewis Hamilton in the final seconds (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Rainfall is seen on the car of Sebastian Vettel of Germany. On Sunday, Vettel won the Belgian Grand Prix and extended his Formula One lead to 92 points in a Red Bull one-two finish with Australian Mark Webber. The victory was the 24-year-old world champion's seventh in 12 races so far this year, with seven remaining. Britain's Jenson Button finished third for McLaren (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
In a wet and eventful qualifying, the 24-year-old German secured his team's 13th pole in a row and 12th of the season (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing celebrates finishing first during qualifying for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of Spa Francorchamps on August 27, 2011 in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Vettel's Australian team mate Mark Webber, celebrating his 35th birthday with a new contract, will line up third and alongside Ferrari's Brazilian Felipe Massa (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher, who made his debut at the circuit 20 years ago, had a nightmare afternoon and failed to set a time in the first phase after skidding his Mercedes into the wall when a wheel came loose (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Sebastian Vettel drives on his way to finishing first during qualifying for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of Spa Francorchamps on August 27, 2011 in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing celebrates finishing first during qualifying for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix (Getty Images)
Red Bull's Vettel pips Hamilton to the post at Belgian GP pole
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive during qualifying for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix (Getty Images)