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Monaco 2012 - Qualifying results // A mixed up session in Monte Carlo provides the potential for a great race

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It started with Sergio Pérez crashing into the barrier, who was swiftly followed by a similar move by Jean-Éric Vergne. Pastor Maldonado did really well, despite going into the session knowing he would be dropping ten places down following an incident in FP3. Jenson Button struggled on his tyres and failed to get out of the second session, leaving the top ten shootout in the hands of Lewis Hamilton. The McLaren was nowhere, though, and it was Schumacher who took pole position - but also takes a five place penalty from Spain, handing P1 to Mark Webber.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:14.30122
2Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:14.38119
3Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:14.44821
4Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:14.58320
5Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:14.63927
6Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:14.94822
7Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:15.04919
8Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:15.19928
9Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:15.24522
10Sebastian VettelRed Bull RacingNo time24
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:15.42117
12Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:15.50819
13Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:15.53618
14Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:15.70920
15Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:15.71814
16Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:15.87819
17Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:16.88514
18Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:16.53813
19Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:17.40413
20Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:17.94711
21Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:18.09611
22Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:18.47612
23Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:19.3108
DNQSergio PérezSauber F1 TeamNo time2

* Pastor Maldonado takes a ten place grid penalty for crashing into Sergio Pérez in FP3.

* Michael Schumacher takes a five place grid penalty from Spain.

* Sergio Pérez did not qualify, but will likely be allowed to race due to prior session times.

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