After a one-year break, the German Grand Prix returned to the legendary race track Nürburgring, where the qualification was held prior to the tenth stage of the World Championship Formula 1 2011 season. In the course of free practice it seems that Ferrari will have a chance to fight for the pole with the pilots of the team Red Bull, but in the final segment of qualifying Mark Webber set the fastest time of the weekend, winning a second consecutive pole position after the British Grand Prix. Surprisingly, not too shine in Friday McLaren gained sharply in qualifying, however, to a greater extent this applies only to Hamilton. While Button showed only the seventh result, Lewis barely surpassed Mark, but ahead of Vettel, showing a second time. As for the leader of the Championship, then it start from the third position is the worst since the beginning of the season. Alonso eventually qualified only fourth, but in the race Ferrari could be a bit faster. Alonso’s team-mate team – Felipe Massa this time from the Spaniard fell behind quite a bit, taking fifth place on the grid. Following the Brazilian placed Nico Rosberg and the top ten this time also broke Adrian Sutil (8th place), Vitaly Petrov (9th) and Michael Schumacher (10th place). As for the pilots Lotus Renault GP, then, compared to Silverstone, where the interdiction on the “hot exhaust”, this time in connection with the abolition of the ban, the team was able to restore the status quo. At the end of the second segment Vitaly Petrov proved beyond the top ten and went to the track after his team mate Heidfeld. The internal struggle Russian was faster, securing uveernny passage to the final.