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China 2011 - Qualifying results - Vettel takes pole position as Schumacher misses out on the top ten

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As Jenson Button admitted in the post-qualifying press conference, Vettel was just too fast out there today. Although Red Bull continued to dominate, they also suffered - with Mark Webber failing to get through the first session of qualifying. Other surprises included the troubles at Renault, with one driver ruining the risky strategy of another, and the somewhat improved pace of Nico Rosberg.

1Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:33.70614
2Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:34.42113
3Lewis HamiltonMcLaren1:34.46311
4Nico RosbergMercedes1:34.67019
5Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:35.11918
6Felipe MassaFerrari1:35.14518
7Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso1:36.15816
8Paul di RestaForce India1:36.19017
9Sébastien BuemiToro Rosso1:36.20316
10Vitaly PetrovRenaultNo Time11
11Adrian SutilForce India1:35.87414
12Sergio PérezSauber1:36.05316
13Kamui KobayashiSauber1:36.23611
14Michael SchumacherMercedes1:36.45716
15Rubens BarrichelloWilliams1:36.46515
16Nick HeidfeldRenault1:36.61111
17Pastor MaldonadoWilliams1:36.95617
18Mark WebberRed Bull1:36.4688
19Heikki KovalainenLotus1:37.8947
20Jarno TrulliLotus1:38.31810
21Jérôme D'AmbrosioVirgin1:39.1198
22Timo GlockVirgin1:39.7088
23Tonio LiuzziHRT1:40.2129
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT1:40.4459

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