Vettel on the pace in Singapore

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Updated: September 22, 2012

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel shrugged off the disappointment of failing to finish in Monza by dominating both free practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix

Vettel trails championship leader Fernando Alonso by 39 points with seven rounds remaining and a repeat of Friday’s performance in qualifying and in the race on Sunday will help the 25-year-old make inroads into the Spaniard’s advantage.

 Pos Driver Team Time Laps
 1.  Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault      1m48.340             27
 2.  Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes      1m48.651s  + 0.311   24
 3.  Fernando Alonso       Ferrari               1m48.896s  + 0.556   26
 4.  Mark Webber           Red Bull-Renault      1m48.964s  + 0.624   26
 5.  Lewis Hamilton        McLaren-Mercedes      1m49.086s  + 0.746   28
 6.  Paul di Resta         Force India-Mercedes  1m49.300s  + 0.960   30
 7.  Nico Hulkenberg       Force India-Mercedes  1m49.339s  + 0.999   31
 8.  Nico Rosberg          Mercedes              1m49.790s  + 1.450   32
 9.  Felipe Massa          Ferrari               1m50.039s  + 1.699   28
10.  Romain Grosjean       Lotus-Renault         1m50.161s  + 1.821   23
11.  Michael Schumacher    Mercedes              1m50.263s  + 1.923   23
12.  Kimi Raikkonen        Lotus-Renault         1m50.345s  + 2.005   24
13.  Pastor Maldonado      Williams-Renault      1m50.636s  + 2.296   32
14.  Daniel Ricciardo      Toro Rosso-Ferrari    1m50.791s  + 2.451   26
15.  Sergio Perez          Sauber-Ferrari        1m51.122s  + 2.782   28