The four-time champion continued his dominance to set a record of eight-consecutive wins in a single year.
It was the 44th pole of the newly-crowned champion’s career and his eighth of the season.
Sebastian Vettel now has 44 career Formula One pole positions.
Sebastian Vettel: "Ferrari looked quick this morning and McLaren could be a surprise here, and Lotus and Mercedes will be strong as normal."
Mark Webber: "There were some initial worries about the length of the first sector because it’s long and has a lot of consecutive corners."
Newly-crowned world champion Sebastian Vettel has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in another dominant performance.
Webber’s 1m39.957s pole lap, the 13th of his career and his second of this season, means that he equals the pole position record for an Australian, established by Jack Brabham.
Mark Webber stunned the paddock and the Red Bull team by pinching the pole out of the hands of his team mate on the Yas Marina Circuit.
Mark Webber: "We’re really looking forward to the race tomorrow.”
Red Bulls first and second ahead of Mercedes pairing.
Sebastian Vette: "...we know the Lotus is quick here, but we also had decent pace today."