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Sebastian Vettel simply set inaugural United States Grand Prix Qualifying at circuit of Americas, Lewis Hamilton was the only man hardly challenge with Sebastian Vettel and finally he done second fastest ahead of Red Bull’s Mark Webber. Lotus’s Romain Grosjean set fourth fastest, but tomorrow he will start from ninth on the grid following he already get five place penalty for gear box change.

Kimi Raikkonen took fifth fastest lap-time ahead of Mercedes GP’s Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa set seventh fastest ahead of Nico Hulkenberg, the Championship contender Fernando Alonso posted only ninth fastest ahead of Williams’s Pastor Maldonado.

In Q1 second half of the session HRT’s Narain Karthikeyan stops his car on the Turn 1 (outside of the track).

Daniel Ricciardo, Timo Glock, Charles Pic, Vitally Petrov, Heikki Kovalainen, Pedro de la Rosa and Narain Karthikeyan forced out from the Q1. The good news for the Hispania Racing duo was overcome the 107% time, its confirmed that they can compete in the Sunday race.

In Q2 McLaren’s Jenson Button was the biggest disappointed man in the field, his car’s power following the pedal problem (he said through the team radio). Another dissatisfied guys Sauber duo Sergio Perez, Kamui Kobayashi and Mercedes GP’s Nico Rosberg.

Qualifying Results – 2012 F1 American Grand Prix


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