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Malaysia 2009 - Qualifying results // Button secures pole position, as Ferrari fall at the first hurdle

Published by Christine

Jenson Button picked up the pace from practice and took his second pole position in a row. Jarno Trulli secured second on the grid, but it was Felipe Massa who offered up the big surprise of the day. He dropped out in Q1, after the Ferrari team assumed they were save... when they were not.

PositionDriverTimeLaps
1Jenson Button1:35.18118
2Jarno Trulli1:35.27320
3Timo Glock1:35.69024
4Nico Rosberg1:35.75021
5Mark Webber1:35.79719
6Robert Kubica1:36.10619
7Kimi Räikkönen1:36.17017
8Fernando Alonso1:37.65915
9Rubens Barrichello1:35.65120
10Nick Heidfeld1:34.76914
11Kazuki Nakajima1:34.78813
12Lewis Hamilton1:34.90513
13Sebastian Vettel1:35.51817
14Heikki Kovalainen1:34.92414
15Sébastien Bourdais1:35.43116
16Felipe Massa1:35.6424
17Nelson Piquet1:35.70811
18Giancarlo Fisichella1:35.9088
19Adrian Sutil1:35.95110
20Sébastien Buemi1:36.1079

Note: Sebastian Vettel takes a 10 place grid drop from the Australia incident with Kubica.

Note: Rubens Barrichello receives a 5 place drop for a gearbox change.

Malaysia qualifying weights