Belgian Grand Prix: Jenson Button takes pole position

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Belgium: British driver Jenson Button clocked the fastest time in Saturday`s qualifying and will start Sunday`s Belgian Grand Prix in pole position.

While the defending champion Sebastian Vettel finished 11th, unheralded drivers Kamui Kobayashi of Japan and Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela finished second and third, respectively.

It is Button’s first pole of the season, the eighth of his career, and his first for McLaren.

The 32-year-old Mclaren driver had understeering problems, but got it right when it mattered with a best lap of 1 minute, 47.573.