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F1 Digest 2009 - Malaysia Qualifying - Strategy calls sort the weak from the brave around the Sepang circuit

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Qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix took place today, and whilst we didn't see any major surprises near the top, the Ferraris certainly gave us something to think about towards the bottom.

Free Practice 3

Rosberg seems to know what to do when it comes to Free Practice, as he makes it five out of six that he has topped the timesheets for. If only he could translate that to qualifying and race pace.


Ferrari made a brave and ultimately foolish strategy decision, and one half of their team are paying for it. Vettel and Barrichello did their best to try and minimise their penalties.

Team By Team

Toyota look to be in a really strong position and are particularly happy about it, whilst Ferrari and McLaren are struggling. Brawn clearly have the pace and determination to do well, so it's really just a matter of who will stop them.