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Massa gets Singapore pole position // Felipe lines up first on the grid for the first night race

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This is F1Minute and it’s the 27th September.

Massa has scored pole position for the very first F1 night race at Singapore, beating Lewis Hamilton by six tenths of a second. Hamilton pulled out an impressive lap at the end of qualifying, especially considering the fact that he almost didn’t make it through to Q3. His first lap in the second session went wrong, and he had to abort it, and his second lap saw him tenth. Once again, he had to abort the third, and thankfully for him no one managed to push him out. Alonso finished 15th in that session, as he had to retire his car moments after hitting the track.

In team mate comparisons, Vettel pulled out an impressive 7th to Bourdais’ 17th, and Button finished in 12th to Barrichello’s 18th. Fisichella finished last having only managed to complete two laps due to a gearbox problem from Free Practice 3.

We also learned today that Kovalainen is using up his free engine joker for this race, and will therefore start with a fresh motor.

That’s it for today, please join me again tomorrow for another F1Minute.