Force India's di Resta 8th in Canadian GP qualifying

Paul di RestaMontreal: Sahara Force India' s Paul di Resta set the eighth fastest time in the FormulaOne Canadian Grand Prix here Saturday while his teammate Nico Hulkenberg finished in 13th position.

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clocked 1:13.784 for pole position, ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who set 1:14.087 in his McLaren. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was third fastest with 1:14.151. Di Resta made Q3 for the second in the time season, recording the best lap of 1:14.705 in the final session. Hulkenberg's effort of 1:14.748 in Q2 was not enough for a top 10-time.

Indian's Narain Karthikeyan will start the race from the back of the grid after managing 1:18.330. (IANS)