Qualification Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of 2009

Comments on the Qualification

I really enjoyed this qualification. What an action and what a great circuit Yas Marina Circuit is!

Giancarlo Fisichello is very disappointing in his Ferrari, while Kimi Raikkonen did the best he could and got 11th. It’s a pitty for Force India with both cars on 17th and 18th. McLaren Mercedes shows they are still the best with Lewis Hamilton on pole, only a shame they didn’t do that in the first nine races. Red Bull Racing is going steady for 2nd in the championship with Sebastian Vettel on 2nd and Mark Webber on 3rd. BMW Sauber has both cars in the top ten. If this is the last race they contend, it’s a good result.

I look forward to the race this afternoon.

Results of the third qualification

Pos. Driver Team Time
1 L. Hamilton McLaren 1:40.948
2 S. Vettel Red Bull 1:41.615
3 M. Webber Red Bull 1:41.726
4 R. Barrichello Brawn GP 1:41.786
5 J. Button Brawn GP 1:41.892
6 J. Trulli Toyota 1:41.897
7 R. Kubica BMW 1:41.992
8 N. Heidfeld BMW 1:42.343
9 N. Rosberg Williams 1:42.583
10 S. Buemi Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:42.713

Results of the second qualification

Pos. Driver Team Time
11 K. Räikkönen Ferrari 1:40.726
12 K. Kobayashi Toyota 1:40.777
13 H. Kovalainen McLaren 1:40.983
14 K. Nakajima Williams 1:41.148
15 J. Alguersuari Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:41.689

Results of the first qualification

Pos. Driver Team Time
16 F. Alonso Renault 1:41.667
17 V. Liuzzi Force India F1 1:41.701
18 A. Sutil Force India F1 1:41.863
19 R. Grosjean Renault 1:41.950
20 G. Fisichella Ferrari 1:42.184

Pictures of the Saturday Qualification

Pole winner Lewis Hamilton, McLaren Mercedes, with second place Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing and third place Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing

Nico Rosberg, Williams F1 Team, FW31

Vitantonio Liuzzi, Force India F1 Team, VJM02

Sebastien Buemi, Scuderia Toro Rosso, STR4

Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren Mercedes, MP4-24

Pictures of the Saturday Practice

Kamui Kobayashi, Toyota F1 Team, TF1209

Romain Grosjean, Renault F1 Team, R29

Jenson Button, Brawn GP F1 Team, BGP001

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing, RB5

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