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Qualification Brazilian Grand Prix of 2009

Comments on the Qualification

Who very exciting this qualification was!!!
How the rain can put great drivers and great teams down in the results!!!

It’s a shame for McLaren Mercedes that Lewis is 18th and Heikki is 17th. Maybe Sebastian was held up by traffic, but Mark saves the day for Red Bull Racing. And what to say about Jenson Button? Jenson makes the championship even more exciting by qualifiying 14th and with Rubens on pole the championship is still very open. For Adrian another good result in his Force India F1. I bet Giancarlo isn’t that happy with the switch he made from Force India F1 to Ferrari?

Results of the third qualification

1 R. Barrichello Brawn GP 1:19.576
2 M. Webber Red Bull 1:19.668
3 A. Sutil Force India F1 1:19.912
4 J. Trulli Toyota 1:20.097
5 K. Räikkönen Ferrari 1:20.168
6 S. Buemi Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:20.250
7 N. Rosberg Williams 1:20.326
8 R. Kubica BMW 1:20.631
9 K. Nakajima Williams 1:20.674
10 F. Alonso Renault 1:21.422

Results of the second qualification

Pos. Driver Team Time
11 K. Kobayashi Toyota 1:21.960
12 J. Alguersuari Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:22.231
13 R. Grosjean Renault 1:22.477
14 J. Button Brawn GP 1:22.504
15 V. Liuzzi Force India F1 no time

Results of the first qualification

Pos. Driver Team Time
16 S. Vettel Red Bull 1:25.009
17 H. Kovalainen McLaren 1:25.052
18 L. Hamilton McLaren 1:25.192
19 N. Heidfeld BMW 1:25.515
20 G. Fisichella Ferrari 1:40.703

Pictures of the Saturday Qualification

Pole winner Rubens Barrichello (Brawn GP), second place Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing) and third place Adrian Sutil (Force India F1 Team)

Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber F1 Team, F1.09

Fernando Alonso, Renault F1 Team, R29

Nico Rosberg, Williams F1 Team, FW31

Pictures of the Saturday Practice

Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren Mercedes, MP4-24

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing, RB5

The session is flagged red and starts late due to rain

A Wet Paddock