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  1. Rosberg on pole, Hamilton 2nd, Vettel 3rd
  2. Kvyat 4th, Ricciardo 5th, Bottas 6th, Massa 7th
  3. Hamilton top in Q2, Lotuses & Raikkonen out
  4. Rosberg top in Q1, Manors, Nasr, Alonso & Button out
  5. Hamilton accuses Rosberg of backing him up during practice

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By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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A trick or a treat?

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Well, that's all from us as Nico Rosberg enjoyed a happy Halloween by securing pole for tomorrow's Mexican Grand Prix.

Will Lewis Hamilton have a trick up his sleeve tomorrow, or will there be a long overdue treat for Nico Rosberg?

Join us at 17:30 GMT on Sunday to find out. See you then.

Ain't no party like a Perez party

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Mexico is set to go Checo crazy tomorrow, with Sergio Perez starting inside the top 10. Pedro Rodriguez holds the record for the highest finish by a Mexican at his home race - fourth in 1968. Could Perez beat that?

Either way, the atmosphere is sure to be amazing given how electric it has been for practice and qualifying.

It is just about time for us to wrap up for the night. Don't forget you can watch highlights of today's qualifying on BBC Two tonight at 22:45 GMT (23:15 in N Ireland; 23:45 in Scotland), as well as online.

Qualifying would have been little more than a bit of a run out for Jenson Button, with the Briton guaranteed to start from the back. He is set to be hit by around 50 grid place penalties.

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Max to match Michael?

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Michael Schumacher finished third in the 1992 Mexican GP

Max Verstappen has the chance to match Michael Schumacher by scoring his maiden podium in Mexico, immediately after finishing fourth in the previous race.

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Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won't be too concerned about starting from second on the grid, considering he hasn't done too badly from there in recent races.

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A bit of encouraging news for Nico Rosberg from the history books. 

The Mexican Grand Prix was won from the front row in five of the last six races. The exception was Alain Prost winning from 13th in 1990. 

Call me cynical, but I can't see Pastor Maldonado replicating that feat by winning from 13th tomorrow...

Nico Rosberg

An unwanted statistic for Nico Rosberg. What's going wrong for him on race day?

'Mercedes too quick'

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Sebastian Vettel, who qualified third: "In the end Mercedes were too quick, but who knows what will happen tomorrow. It's a fun track."

Room for improvement - Hamilton

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Lewis Hamilton, who starts from second tomorrow: "There were a couple of moments when the car felt spectacular but there are a few places I could improve."   

Nico Rosberg, who starts tomorrow's race on pole: "It will be an exciting battle. It will be interesting tyre wise. There was some stuff going on on Friday which will not be easy to handle in the race. But we are looking forward to it."

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Both Mercedes drivers are on the front row of the grid for the 13th time this season #MexicoGP #Quali

Both Mercedes drivers are on the front row of the grid for the 13th time this season #MexicoGP #Quali

Qualifying result

11) Sainz 12) Grosjean 13) Maldonado 14) Ericsson 15) Raikkonen 16) Alonso 17) Nasr 18) Rossi 19) Stevens 

* Button did not take part in qualifying

Qualifying top 10

1) Rosberg 2) Hamilton 3) Vettel 4) Kvyat 5) Ricciardo 6) Bottas 7) Massa 8) Verstappen 9) Perez 10) Hulkenberg

Lewis Hamilton shakes Nico Rosberg's hand after the two climb out of their cars. That's Rosberg's fourth pole position in a row, he just needs to start converting them into race wins - he has only won two of the last 10 races he has started on pole.

Nico Rosberg

So, so close, with Nico Rosberg beating Lewis Hamilton by just 0.188s. Hamilton's hopes of securing pole were hit when he ran wide in the stadium section on his final lap.

Pole position

Nico Rosberg secures pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix.

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David Coulthard

BBC F1 co-commentator

“The momentum is with Rosberg. There is an impatience to go out and deliver”

A little improve from Lewis Hamilton, but it doesn't look like it will be enough to beat Nico Rosberg...

Nico Hulkenberg goes ninth fastest before Sergio Perez's first timed effort puts him 10th fastest. 

The focus is now on the battle for pole...

Jennie Gow

BBC Radio 5 live pit-lane reporter

"Lewis Hamilton hasn't had a pole position since Italy five races ago."

Daniel Ricciardo goes fifth before the Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg emerge from the pits for their final runs.

At the moment it is: 1) Rosberg 2) Hamilton 3) Vettel 4) Kvyat 5) Ricciardo 6) Bottas 7) Massa 8) Verstappen

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Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg are yet to run in this part of qualifying. All or nothing for the Force Indias.

Sergio Perez

Tom Clarkson

BBC F1 pit-lane reporter

"The wind is picking up which could play havoc with car set ups.”    

Lewis Hamilton improves with his next effort, but so does Nico Rosberg and once again it is the latter who has the advantage, in P1 with 1:19.480.

Meanwhile, Sebastian Vettel goes third fastest, 0.370s off Rosberg's time, with Felipe Massa fifth, Daniil Kvyat sixth, Max Verstappen seventh and Daniel Ricciardo eighth.

Nico Rosberg

A little lock-up for Lewis Hamilton towards the end of his lap and he crosses the line with 1:20.120.

Nico Rosberg comes round next and it is a very strong lap, a 1:19.690 putting him top of the pile for now.

Final qualifying starts

Lewis Hamilton is the first man out on the track as the final part of qualifying gets under way. It is a 12-minute shootout to determine the top 10.

Ben Edwards

BBC F1 commentator

“What an atmosphere we are getting. The cheering for Sergio Perez is tremendous.”    

And the good news for the home fans is that Sergio Perez is in the top 10 shootout.

It looks like Fernando Alonso has gone to soak up a bit of the atmosphere...

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1) Hamilton 2) Vettel 3) Rosberg 4) Bottas 5) Kvyat 6) Massa 7) Perez 8) Ricciardo 9) Verstappen 10) Hulkenberg

Ben Edwards

BBC F1 commentator

“Verstappen just managed to get in the top 10. That was a brilliant lap from the youngster.”

Max Verstappen
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11) Sainz 12) Grosjean 13) Maldonado 14) Ericsson 15) Raikkonen 

Max Verstappen saves himself at the last with a 1:20.894 to sneak into the top 10 shootout.