How a bad qualifying lap put Vettel on pole for Singapore win

How a bad qualifying lap put Vettel on pole for Singapore win

If Sebastian Vettel had produced the qualifying lap he was truly capable of in Singapore, he wouldn't have been in the right place to capitalise on the unique race circumstances that allowed him to show the world his capabilities again

Drivers grasping for a cliche to fill the Saturday silence often remind the world that the race is on Sunday and not decided in qualifying.

Sebastian Vettel proved that this is not always true by apparently losing his shot at victory with a poor, and ultimately aborted, final lap in Q3 that perversely proved to be the foundation stone of his victory.

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