The results of the qualification before the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2012

After just a week after the first race in Australia Formula 1 team went to Malaysia, where the qualification was held today before tomorrow’s Grand Prix. As expected, at the Sepang circuit in Kuala Lumpur McLaren Mercedes drivers were again quickly. We can not say that Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button dominirirovali all races free rides, but they eventually took the first row of the grid, repeating his Australian results. But then everything was much more interesting. The third will go to battle tomorrow, Michael Schumacher. Crafty duct system on the car Mercedes was finally recognized as legitimate, and two long straight Sepang great help to realize the advantage of this system. Nico Rosberg in the final segment made somewhat worse by showing only the eighth result. Not too well glued business in Red Bull, but in his final attempt to Mark Webber showed the fourth time, again, as a week ago, ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Last qualified sixth, but Seb was the only driver in the top ten, who chose a more rigid type of rubber. Perhaps in the race it will allow him to hold on a little longer before the first pit stop, but will give you an advantage is still unknown. In Australia, Roman immediately qualified third, demonstrating the high potential of the car Lotus E20, but in Malaysia, the Frenchman made ​​a little worse – the seventh result. But Raikkonen this time fifth. However, the Finn on the machine during the weekend replacing the transmission, so that at the start he will lose five positions, which pushes it to tenth place. In reality, ten closed Sergio Perez at Sauber, which was ahead of Fernando Alonso (9th place). Things Scuderia continues to develop not the best way. Felipe Massa has received a new chassis, this time pulled a little bit, but anyway he is only twelve. The two pilots of the team HRT, unlike Australia, this time crossed the threshold of 107% and will be allowed to race.

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