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Brazil 2011 - Qualifying // Who will take the final pole position of the season?

Published by Christine

Bruno Senna hopes to wow the home crowd
Bruno Senna hopes to wow the home crowdCredit: Lorenzo Bellanca/LAT Photographic

The chaos of the Brazilian race usually means that overtaking is high, but that doesn't make qualifying any less important. Particularly on this, the last race of the 2011 season - where no championships are at stake, and all that is left to do is prove to your team that you are the best driver for the job. So far, Red Bull and McLaren have dominated the weekend, as per usual, but could we see a surprise pole position as Nico Hülkenberg provided this time last year?

The session gets underway at 4pm GMT with the BBC providing all the build up an hour beforehand.

Statistics

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Interlagos Circuit, Saturday

24℃

  • Low 19℃
  • Humidity 70%

Potential for storms

2010 Session Results
PosDriverTeamTimeLaps
1N HülkenbergWilliams1:14.47035
2S VettelRed Bull1:15.51927
3M WebberRed Bull1:15.63728
4L HamiltonMcLaren1:15.74732
5F AlonsoFerrari1:15.98934

One to Watch

With second place in the title standings still up for grabs, the two drivers to look out for in the qualifying sessions today are Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso. Where they start from on the grid tomorrow could make a massive difference to their motivation and ability to pick up the most points.

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The chaos of the Brazilian race usually means that overtaking is high, but that doesn't make qualifying any less important. Particularly on this, the last race of the 2011 season - where no championships are at stake, and all that is left to do is prove to your team that you are the best driver for the job. So far, Red Bull and McLaren have dominated the weekend, as per usual, but could we see a surprise pole position as Nico Hülkenberg provided this time last year?
Lorenzo Bellanca/LAT Photographic

Event start

16:00GMT +00:00

26 November 2011