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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

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