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Malaysia 2011 - Qualifying results // The Sepang battle swings in Red Bull's direction

Published by Christine

It was close at the top of the times today, as McLaren and Red Bull battled for supremacy. Under darkening skies in Sepang, we lost Pastor Maldonado in the first session, with Williams struggling. In the second, the surprise drop-out was Michael Schumacher who was pushed down by his own teammate Nico Rosberg. Meanwhile, at the top, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel pushed the times down with Red Bull ultimately winning out.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:34.87012
2Lewis HamiltonMcLaren1:34.97419
3Mark WebberRed Bull1:35.17917
4Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:35.20015
5Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:35.80214
6Nick HeidfeldRenault1:36.1249
7Felipe MassaFerrari1:36.25113
8Vitaly PetrovRenault1:36.3249
9Nico RosbergMercedes1:36.80917
10Kamui KobayashiSauber1:36.82013
11Michael SchumacherMercedes1:37.03512
12Sébastien BuemiToro Rosso1:37.16013
13Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso1:37.34712
14Paul di RestaForce India1:37.37012
15Rubens BarrichelloWilliams1:37.49615
16Sergio PérezSauber1:37.52810
17Adrian SutilForce India1:37.5939
18Pastor MaldonadoWilliams1:38.2768
19Heikki KovalainenLotus1:38.6458
20Jarno TrulliLotus1:38.7918
21Timo GlockVirgin1:40.6488
22Jérôme D'AmbrosioVirgin1:41.0017
23Tonio LiuzziHRT1:41.5497
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT1:42.5747

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