Mark Webber conceded Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel deserved pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix after the German secured his seventh of the year.
Webber was unable to match the pace of Vettel today, the German finishing nearly four tenths of a second ahead to clinch his fourth consecutive pole.
The Australian admitted it was simply not his day.
"I did my best," he said. "It was probably not the cleanest lap in the first one, but that is the way it goes. He deserved pole today. It was not my day today, but I'm still on front row. The guys have done a phenomenal job today. Looking forward to tomorrow."
Webber said he expected Red Bull to be untouchable in qualifying, the Milton Keynes-based squad having dominated the weekend so far.
"It was pretty similar to Barcelona here," Webber said. "We knew it would be between both of us. Whoever was going to do the quickest lap was probably going to get pole."
And the Red Bull driver admitted the race is likely to be boring following the first lap.
"It is going to be an interesting start and after that, you know with these regulations, the race can be interesting in terms of trying to stay awake. We'll see how the start goes and then see if we can stay awake."