F1 Qualifying

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Red Bull Racing Finish One Two in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

November 2, 2009

Sebastian Vettel won the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the spectacular Yaz Marina Circuit. In the first ever Afternoon/Evening F1 race and the first ever F1 race at Yaz Marina the Red Bull cars of Vettel and Weber were the class of the field. Starting on Pole Lewis Hamilton in the Mclaren got away […]

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No Competition for Hamilton in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying

October 31, 2009

Lewis Hamilton completely obliterated the competition at the Yaz Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi today. Quickest in all three qualifying sessions setting fastest lap time of 1 minute 39.695 seconds in Q2 and claiming pole position in the third session with a time of 1:40.948, 0.667 seconds faster than Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s qualifying winning margin […]

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Rubino On Pole!!! – Story Book End to Qualify in Brazil

October 17, 2009

You couldn’t have scripted a better ending to the rain soaked Qualifying for tomorrows Grand Prix in Brazil. Sao Paolo’s native son Rubens Barrichello, the only Brazilian in the race snatched pole position away from Mark Webber in final seconds of Q3 at Interlagos today. The capacity rain soaked crowd went absolutely wild! While most […]

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Stewards Decision to Wreak Havoc with Suzuka Grid

October 3, 2009

It looks like Buemi’s crash during Qualifying at Suzuka yesterday bringing out a yellow flag while a number of cars were trying to set their qualifying times will impact the final Grid positions. After Qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix had finished the Stewards handed down a number of penalties that will completely change look […]

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Vettel Takes Pole in Incident Filled Qualifying at Suzuka

October 2, 2009

Sebastian Vettel waa the class of the field during an incident filled final Qualifying and prior final practice session which saw a total of 6 crashes, 5 of which bought out the Red Flag suspending the sessions. Through it all an unflappable Vettel set fastest laps in all three sessions of Qualifying with only Trulli […]

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Sun Continues to Shine on Button

September 28, 2009

The Singapore Grand Prix weekend began disastrously for Jenson Button. Failing to get out of Q2 in qualifying and ending up in the middle of the Grid on a circuit extremely difficult to pass on, with his closest competitors in the 2009 Drivers Championship, Rubens Barrichello, Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber all in front of […]

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Heidfeld Incurs Penalty – Singapore Grid Revised

September 26, 2009

Nick Heidfeld who was 7th fastest during the final qualifying period was penalized after post qualifying weigh in. His BMW Sauber was found to be under the minimum weight and as such incurred a penalty taking him the the back of the Grid for the Singapore Grand Prix effectively ending his chances for a good […]

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Barrichello Crash Affects Singapore Grand Prix Qualifying

September 26, 2009

Rubens Barrichello crashed into the wall coming out of turn 5 during the Q3 qualifying session at Singapore, bringing out the red flag with just 26 seconds to go, prematurely ending qualifying for the Grand Prix. Rubens crash effectively handed Lewis Hamilton the pole position, Hamilton had been quick in practice and the earlier qualifying […]

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Lewis Hamilton, Adrian Sutil, Kimi Raikonen Top Three Grid Positions at Monza

Mercedes Engines Dominate Monza Qualifying

September 12, 2009

Qualify at the Italian Grand Prix was a one sided affair with Mercedes engined cars claiming 6 out of the top seven positions. It looked briefly that Force india would claim their second Pole Position of the season when Adrian Sutil who had been fast on all three qualifying sessions put together an almost perfect […]

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Kimi Raikkonen Wins Belgium Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen Wins Belgium Grand Prix

August 30, 2009

In a race weekend full of surprises with Force India fastest in qualifying, BMW Sauber and Toyota finding increased pace and the early elimination of the McLarens, Kimi Raikkenon surprised everyone coming from mid pack on the grid to win the Belgium Grand Prix, the fourth win of his career at the famous Spa Francorchamp […]

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Belgium Grand Prix Grid Position Surprise

August 29, 2009

F1 Qualifying for the Belgium Grand Prix at the famous Spa- Francorchamp circuit yielded a surprising grid line up. Giancarlo Fisichella claimed Pole position for Force India, only the fourth Pole of his Formula one career and his first in three years. What is even more surprising is that Fisichellas prior highest qualifying position for […]

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