Category Archives: Qualifying

Times from qualifying

Tyre choice dilemma as rain falls on Shanghai quali

With the F1 news dominated by off-track events, the circus rolled into China with plenty of in-team and inter-team battles to resolve. The run-up to round four of the Championship had featured Red Bull Racing’s unsuccessful appeal of Daniel Ricciardo’s … Continue reading

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Bahrain quali – Mercedes confirm their early season dominance

The question on everyone’s mind entering round three of the championship is ‘will Mercedes carry their early form into the Bahrain weekend?’ Free Practice appeared to suggest that this would be the case, with Hamilton consistently recording very competitive times … Continue reading

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Lewis Hamilton on pole for Malaysia GP

Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position for the second race in a row after overcoming the adverse weather conditions and setting the fastest lap. After a lengthy delay due to heavy rain, qualifying eventually got going with drivers on intermediate … Continue reading

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Hamilton shines in rain hit qualifying

Lewis Hamilton has qualified on pole position ahead of tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix, the first race of the season. The Mercedes driver denied Aussie Daniel Ricciardo a dream home pole position, who impressed on his Red Bull debut to qualify … Continue reading

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2012: Brazilian GP: Qualifying

*Maldonado will take a ten place grid drop Lewis Hamilton will start on pole position for the Brazilian GP alongside his McLaren team-mate Jenson Button. Rain fell half an hour before the session was due to start but eased off … Continue reading

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2012: US GP: Qualifying

*Grosjean will drop five places due to a gearbox change After topping all three practice sessions it was little surprise when Sebastian Vettel secured pole position for the inaugural race at the Circuit of the Americas. A late charge from … Continue reading

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2012: Abu Dhabi: Qualifying

*Sebastian Vettel will start from the pit-lane after he stopped on track and did not have enough fuel for the mandatory FIA sample. Lewis Hamilton will start the Abu Dhabi GP from pole position, after dominating all three qualifying sessions … Continue reading

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2012: Indian GP: Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel will start the Indian GP from pole position ahead of team-mate Mark Webber, with the Red Bull team taking their third front row lock-out in as many races. Vettel took pole by just four hundredths of a second … Continue reading

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2012: Korean GP: Qualifying

Qualifying Mark Webber will start on pole position for the Korean GP after beating his team-mate, who had been fastest in the second and third free practice sessions. It was close at the top, with the top five drivers separated … Continue reading

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2012: Japanese GP: Qualifying

Qualifying * Button and Hulkenberg will take five place grid penalties for gearboxes ** Schumacher will take a ten place grid penalty for causing an accident in Singapore *** Vergne will take a three place grid penalty for impeding Senna … Continue reading

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