• Korean Grand Prix - Qualifying

Vettel delighted to find his rhythm in qualifying

ESPNF1 Staff
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Sebastian Vettel celebrates taking his ninth pole position of the season © Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel put his pole position for the Korean Grand Prix down to finding a good rhythm in his car on Saturday after having limited running in his car up until qualifying.

"The difference in the end with so little running yesterday and this morning was basically to get into a rhythm," said Vettel. "Some corners are quite tricky to understand how they work, especially turn nine, ten and eleven, the long left hander which is nicely cambered but then leads into an off camber right-hander turn 12. So there are a lot of things you have to understand, how much kerb - a little too much and you go into the dust and then obviously it affects the next corner."

Vettel added that although the Red Bull may not be as good as its rivals on the long straights, it is a class apart in the tighter sections.

"It wasn't easy but I think as usual when it comes to corners we know our car is very good. When it comes to a straight line we are doing our best, our f-duct is improving and getting better so that helps but there is not much we can do so we have to fight back even harder in the corners.

"I think is a very good achievement from all of us especially because yesterday wasn't smooth running at all. We tried something and it didn't work plus we had the puncture in free practice. So on a new track where basically no one knew before here I had very little laps and also this morning we tried to save the car a little bit so I had to take whatever I had out of qualifying out of these couple of laps. But I was able to get into a rhythm more and more and able to go with the track improvement and improve the lap times as well."