Connect with us


Vettel leads to AUSTRALIAN GP – RedBull takes 1-2 position



Sebastian Vettel completed up for his Bahrain GP dissatisfaction by griping pole position courtesy of a incredible lap in Melbourne on Saturday. With hometown racer Mark Webber second, Red Bull Racing happy its first ever front row lockout as 2008 Champion Lewis Hamilton starts 11th for McLaren after encountering traffic in Q2 session.

3rd place went to Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, the just other driver to get within 0.2s of Vettel’s P1 time.

Button wills line-up fourth on the grid after outpacing the second Ferrari of Felipe Massa as well as the two Mercedes GPs with Nico Rosberg leading Michael Schumacher.

Related Story: Hamilton troubles for traffic in Q2 elimination

2010 FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GP Qualifying Result

Position Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 laps
1 Sebastian Vettel Redbull 1:24:774 1:24:096 1:23:919 19
2 Mark Webber Redbull 1:25:286 1:24:276 1:24:035 20
3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:25:082 1:24:335 1:24:111 22
4 Jenson Button McLaren 1:24:897 1:24:531 1:24:675 19
5 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:25:548 1:25:010 1:24:837 24
6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:24:788 1:24:788 1:24:884 26
7 M Schumacher Mercedes 1:25:351 1:24:871 1:24:927 24
8 R Barrichello Williams 1:25:702 1:25:085 1:24:217 20
9 Robert Kubica Renault 1:25:588 1:25:122 1:25:372 23
10 Adrian Sutil Force India 1:25:504 1:25:046 1:26:036 24
11 Lewis Hamilton McLAren 1:25:046 1:25:184 13
12 Buemi Toro Rosso 1:26:061 1:25:638 17
13 V Liuzzi Force India 1:26:170 1:25:743 19
14 Pedro de la Rosa BMW 1:26:089 1:25:747 15
15 Nico Hulkenberg Williams 1:25:866 1:25:748 17
16 Kamui Kobayashi BMW 1:26:251 1:25:777 16
17 Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso 1:26:095 1:26:089 16
18 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1:26:471 10
19 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus F1 1:28:797 9
20 Jarno Trulli Lotus F1 1:29:111 8
21 Timo Glock Virgin 1:29:592 8
22 Lucas di Grassi Virgin 1:30:185 8
23 Bruno Senna HRT 1:30:526 10
24 Karun Chandhok HRT 1:30:613 10

Images © Sutton Images

Latest Results

Latest F1 News

2018 F11 min ago

Robert Kubica to get $10m boost for 2019 F1 race seat

Robert Kubica’s chances of securing the vacant Williams race seat for 2019 have received a massive boost. Sport Express, a...

2018 F123 hours ago

Vettel denies cracking under pressure in 2018

Sebastian Vettel has denied that the pressure got to him in his 2018 title battle. Once ahead of Lewis Hamilton...

2018 F12 days ago

Ricciardo does not want to be the second driver at Red Bull – Valsecchi

Daniel Ricciardo had little choice other than to leave Red Bull. That is the view of Davide Valsecchi, a former...

2018 F12 days ago

‘Very easy’ to make Vettel-like errors – Alesi

Jean Alesi has backed his old team Ferrari, amid criticism of the Italian outfit and its top driver Sebastian Vettel....

2018 F12 days ago

Four drivers line up for second Williams F1 seat

A quartet of drivers are in the running to be British rookie George Russell’s teammate at Williams in 2019. With...

2018 F12 days ago

Raikkonen fined after colliding with parked car

Kimi Raikkonen must pay a fine of 350 Swiss francs after hitting a car outside his home in Baar, Switzerland....

2018 F14 days ago

Mick Schumacher become the first German driver to win European F3 title

Mick Schumacher, the son of Seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher, has become the first German driver to win the Formula...

2018 F14 days ago

McLaren ‘hit the bottom’ in 2018 F1 – Sainz

Carlos Sainz is confident McLaren will put itself back on track in 2019. Flavio Briatore, who is a manager of...

2018 F14 days ago

F1 engine rules are the most complicated – Prost

F1 needs to get back to basics in order to spice up the show, according to Alain Prost. Now a...

2018 F14 days ago

Vettel-Ferrari collapse ‘incomprehensible’ – Doornbos

Former F1 driver Robert Doornbos has joined those who are critical of Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari’s handling of their 2018...

Most Popular is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media