Nico Rosberg edged new world drivers champion Lewis Hamilton out of pole position for today's Mexican Grand Prix.
The German Mercedes team mate of Hamilton claimed his fourth consecutive pole position during qualifying for the final race of the season.
Nico Rosberg edged newly crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix.
Rosberg set the pace in Q3 on his first run before lowering his time to a 1:19.480s, which proved to be 0.188s quicker than Hamilton.
Hamilton briefly moved to the top of the times midway through the final segment of qualifying before he was eclipsed by Rosberg.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel emerged as the best of the rest in third just 0.3s adrift of the pole-sitter.
STARTING GRID 1. Nico Rosberg (GER/MER) 2. Lewis Hamilton (ENG/MER) 3. Sebastian Vettel (GER/FER) 4. Daniil Kvyat (RUS/RBR) 5. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/RBR) 6. Valtteri Bottas (FIN/WIL) 7. Felipe Massa (BRA/WIL) 8. Max Verstappen (NED/TOR) 9. Sergio Perez (MEX/FOR) 10. Nico Hulkenberg (GER/FOR) 11. Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP/TOR) 12. Romain Grosjean (FRA/LOT) 13. Pastor Maldonado (VEN/LOT) 14. Marcus Ericsson (SWE/SAU) 15. Felipe Nasr (BRA/SAU) 16. Alexander Rossi (USA/MAR) 17. Will Stevens (ENG/MAR) 18. Fernando Alonso (ESP/MLA) 19. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/FER) 20. Jenson Button (ENG/MLA)