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Abu Dhabi 2012 - Qualifying results // Lewis Hamilton storms to pole position as night falls over Yas Marina

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Lewis Hamilton secured pole position in Abu Dhabi with a strong first lap in the final session that could not be beaten. The Red Bull drivers did their best, but Vettel was struggling and found himself dropping back to third behind teammate Webber. Meanwhile, championship contender Fernando Alonso fell back to seventh.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:40.63015
2Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:40.97817
3Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:41.07316
4Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:41.22622
5Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:41.26020
6Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:41.29020
7Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:41.58217
8Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:41.60317
9Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:41.72317
10Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:41.77824
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:42.01916
12Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:42.08417
13Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:42.21816
14Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:42.28914
15Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:42.33018
16Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:42.60617
17Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:42.76514
18Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:44.0589
19Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:44.95611
20Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:45.08910
21Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:45.15111
22Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:45.4269
23Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:45.7668
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:46.3829

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