Result: Sebastian Vettel in pole position for Italian Grand Prix

Result: Vettel in pole position for Italian GP
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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clinches pole position for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Sebastian Vettel has clinched pole position for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

The Red Bull driver recorded a fastest lap of 1:23.859 ahead of teammate Mark Webber on 1:23.990.

Nico Hulkenberg of Sauber finished in third place, while the Ferrari duo of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso came in fourth and fifth.

Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus were both knocked out in Q2 and will start in 12th and 11th respectively on Sunday.

Grid for Italian Grand Prix

1. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
2. Mark Webber (Red Bull)
3. Nico Hulkenberg (Sauber)
4. Felipe Massa (Ferrari)
5. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
6. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
7. Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso)
8. Sergio Perez (McLaren)
9. Jensen Button (McLaren)
10. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso)
11. Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus)
12. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
13. Romain Grosjean (Lotus)
14. Adrian Sutil (Froce India)
15. Pastor Maldonado (Williams)
16. Paul di Resta (Force India)
17. Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber)
18. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
19. Giedo van der Garde (Caterham)
20. Charles Pic (Caterham)
21. Jules Bianchi (Marussia)
22. Max Chilton (Marussia)

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso during the final practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on September 7, 2013
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