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Germany 2011 - Qualifying // Who'll be on pole position for the Grand Prix tomorrow?

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Ferrari organise their Pirelli tyres at the Nürburgring
Ferrari organise their Pirelli tyres at the NürburgringCredit: Pirelli & C. S.p.A.

The rain continued to hold off for the third practice session this morning, and Sebastian Vettel staked his claim at the top of the timesheets for the first time. So far, it's hard to tell who is really going to be fast, except for the fact that Mclaren are starting to improve on their pace.

We've got one hour of qualifying coming up, the hour that decides who gets pole position. Qualifying should begin at 1pm GMT+1 with the Factbyte Factbox starting thirty minutes beforehand to provide all the build up.

Statistics

rain

Nürburgring, Saturday

13℃

  • Low 8℃
  • Humidity 73%

Light rain showers

2010 Session Results (Hockenheim)
PosDriverTeamTimeLaps
1S VettelRed Bull1:13.79122
2F AlonsoFerrari1:13.79322
3F MassaFerrari1:14.29024
4M WebberRed Bull1:14.34725
5J ButtonMcLaren1:14.42723

One to Watch

Alonso has his eyes on pole position today, hoping for good pace and some luck to help him beat the Red Bull cars. After practice yesterday, the Spaniard admitted that even if their results improve, he's going to need a lot of help to catch Vettel.

To beat Vettel in the championship we need a combination of things – it is not only Ferrari or me that can beat Vettel. We need the best possible combination of results for ourselves; we need a very strong McLaren car as well to take points from Red Bull. We need to be like six or seven team-mates against Vettel, which is not easy to achieve.

- Fernando Alonso

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The rain continued to hold off for the third practice session this morning, and Fernando Alonso staked his claim at the top of the timesheets for the second time. So far, it's hard to tell who is really going to be fast, except for the fact that Mclaren are starting to improve on their pace.
Pirelli & C. S.p.A.

Event start

13:00GMT +01:00

23 July 2011