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Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton fight for Abu Dhabi pole

Updated: Friday, 02 Nov 2012 16:16 | Comments

Vettel edged Hamilton in the second 90-minute practice session at the Yas Marina track
Vettel edged Hamilton in the second 90-minute practice session at the Yas Marina track

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton again appear poised to slug it out for pole position tomorrow ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Vettel edged Hamilton in the second 90-minute practice session at the Yas Marina track that replicated race conditions as it began under a setting sun and ended in darkness.

The duo have now been quickest in eight of the 11 practice outings overall over the past four years of this event - a remarkable record, with no-one seemingly able to hold a candle to them.

Red Bull star Vettel and McLaren ace Hamilton have also locked out the front row in the three races to have taken place so far - with the former claiming two poles and the latter one.

In the race itself, Vettel triumphed in 2009 and 2010 with Hamilton winning last year, taking advantage of a first-lap puncture on the German's car.

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