Qualifying prior to the second stage of the Formula 1 2011 season took place in dry weather, despite the fact that the weather forecast before the start of the weekend heralded as a high probability of rain during vorpemya qualifying and during the race. Despite the fact that many people said that the circuit in Melbourne is atypical, and the final conclusions of the first race can not be done, however, the top five at the end of qualifying took the same position as two weeks ago in Australia. Sebastian Vettel won his next pole, the seventeenth of his career. Lewis Hamilton second, though this time it was slightly closer to the leader. Webber – the third and Button and Alonso fourth and fifth, respectively. Sixth, in contrast to Avstaralii, not qualified Petrov and his teammate – Nick Heidfeld. In position ahead of Vitaly Petrov qualified Felipe Massa and closed the top ten Nico Rosberg (9th place) and Kamui Kobayashi (10th place). Michael Schumacher beat steadily during the free practice of his partner, still lost to him in the most reschayuschy moment and go into battle tomorrow with the 11th position. In total at the start of tomorrow’s race will be released 24 car, as drivers of HRT on this time were able to get to 107%, without much difficulty.