McLaren's Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for the season ending F1 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix.

The Brit, who was quickest in Q1 and second fastest in Q2, posted a 1 minute 12.458 second lap, which put him 0.055 seconds up on team-mate, Jenson Button. Red Bull Racing pair Mark Webber and championship leader Sebastian Vettel will share the second row, ahead of Felipe Massa and Pastor Maldonado.

Further back Nico Hulkenberg came in seventh, while Fernando Alonso could do no better than eighth in his Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen and Nico Rosberg rounded out the top ten.

Full qualifying report now available.

Full result now available.