Australian GP qualifying results: Hamilton clinches pole

Mercedes-powered cars lead the field, Felipe Massa in third.

After struggling with a grip in last session, Nico Rosberg managed to get on a first row, bringing first 1-2 start for Mercedes team this year. Felipe Massa is right behind him with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in fourth and fifth respectively.

McLaren-Honda got only 17th and 18th.

 

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3
44  Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:28.586 1:26.894 1:26.327
Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:28.906 1:27.097 1:26.921
19  Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1:29.246 1:27.895 1:27.718
Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:29.307 1:27.742 1:27.757
Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:29.754 1:27.807 1:27.790
77  Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1:29.641 1:27.796 1:28.087
Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 1:29.788 1:28.679 1:28.329
55  Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso-Renault 1:29.597 1:28.601 1:28.510
Romain Grosjean Lotus-Mercedes 1:29.537 1:28.589 1:28.560
10  13  Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Mercedes 1:29.847 1:28.726 1:29.480
11  12  Felipe Nasr Sauber-Ferrari 1:30.430 1:28.726  
12  33  Max Verstappen Toro Rosso-Renault 1:29.248 1:28.800  
13  26  Daniil Kvyat Red Bul-Renault 1:30.402 1:28.868  
14  27  Nico Hülkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:29.651 1:29.070  
15  11  Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:29.990 1:29.208  
16  Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:31.376 1:29.209  
17  22  Jenson Button McLaren-Honda 1:31.422    
18  20  Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Honda 1:32.037    

 

Check out the full report here.

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Series Formula 1
Event Australian GP
Sub-event Saturday qualifying
Track Albert Park Circuit
Drivers Jenson Button , Kimi Raikkonen , Lewis Hamilton , Felipe Massa , Nico Rosberg , Pastor Maldonado , Sebastian Vettel , Nico Hulkenberg , Sergio Perez , Romain Grosjean , Daniel Ricciardo , Marcus Ericsson , Valtteri Bottas , Felipe Nasr , Kevin Magnussen , Carlos Sainz Jr. , Daniil Kvyat , Max Verstappen
Article type Results