Australia started the next World Cup races in Formula 1, which took place today before tomorrow’s qualification race. One of the main issues of the first qualifying of the season was to find out whether the champion team Red Bull, won two titles in a row, to maintain its advantage over rivals. Who are the drivers of the top teams will be able to impose the struggle Sebastian. For those who seem boring last season, there is reason to hope for the best. Moreover, the local idol Mark Webber ahead of Sebastian Vettel, who complained on the eve of unstable behavior of his car. Well, the first row of the grid occupied pilots McLaren – with an impressive margin took pole Lewis Hamilton, and the second time, showed his team-mate – Jenson Button. Returning from the GP2 Series Frenchman qualified third. But his award-winning team-mate Kimi Raikkonen was marked by a sensation with the prefix anti, failing to pass even in the second segment of qualifying. The Finn will start tomorrow only 18th. Mercedes team came up with a cunning air duct, which increases the speed on the straights when the system is activated DRS. This allowed significantly reduce the gap to the leaders. Michael Schumacher showed great 4th result and Nico Rosberg – 7th. True, Red Bull and Lotus are going to file a protest, believing that the new system of the German team is illegal. Who else has entered the top ten? Eighth qualified Pastor Maldonado of Williams, the ninth – Nico Hulkenberg of Force India, the tenth – of Daniel Ricardo Toro Rosso. And where are the pilots Ferrari? At Scuderia again it went wrong in the beginning of the season, and the prerequisites for this have appeared in the pre-season tests. Felipe Massa was able to show only the result of the 16th and Fernando Alonso was fifth in the second segment, I have not yet lost the car in the first turn, eventually stuck in the gravel trap. By the end of the session rivals pushed the Spaniard by 12 positions. But the two pilots of the team HRT, as well as last year, on the basis of qualification before the Australian Grand Prix, and have not been put in 107%.