2011 Turkey GP: Vettel Grabs 4th Consecutive Pole – rpmGo.com

The fourth race of the 2011 F1 season, the fourth consecutive pole position for Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel, becoming the first driver since Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) to take the first poles of the season. After crashing on Friday’s practice session, Vettel had a good qualifying session, finished the Q3 with a time of 1:25.049.

Vettel was followed by Mark Webber (1:25.454) and Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg (1:25.574). Lewis Hamilton grabbed the fourth place on the grid, followed by Ferrari’s Alonso. Felipe Massa only managed a rather disappointing 10th place.

Here is the starting grid for the 2011 Formula 1 DHL Turkish Grand Prix:

1. Sebastian Vettel (Germany/Red Bull-Renault)

2. Mark Webber (Australia/Red Bull-Renault)

3. Nico Rosberg (Germany/Mercedes)

4. Lewis Hamilton (GB/McLaren-Mercedes)

5. Fernando Alonso (Spain/Ferrari)

6. Jenson Button (GB/McLaren-Mercedes)

7. Vitaly Petrov (Russia/Lotus-Renault)

8. Michael Schumacher (Germany/Mercedes)

9. Nick Heidfeld (Germany/Lotus-Renault)

10. Felipe Massa (Brazil/Ferrari)

11. Rubens Barrichello (Brazil/Williams-Cosworth)

12. Adrian Sutil (Germany/Force India-Mercedes)

13. Paul di Resta (GB/Force India-Mercedes)

14. Pastor Maldonado (Venezuela/Williams-Cosworth)

15. Sergio Perez (Mexico/Sauber-Ferrari)

16. Sebastien Buemi (Switzerland/Toro Rosso-Ferrari)

17. Jaime Alguersuari (Spain/Toro Rosso-Ferrari)

18. Heikki Kovalainen (Finland/Team Lotus)

19. Jarno Trulli (Italy/Team Lotus)

20. Vitantonio Liuzzi (Italy/Hispania-Cosworth)

21. Timo Glock (Germany/Virgin-Cosworth)

22. Narain Karthikeyan (India/Hispania-Cosworth)

23. Kamui Kobayashi (Japan/Sauber-Ferrari)

24. Jerome d’Ambrosio (Belgium/Virgin-Cosworth)

Source: Formula1 | Photo: Telegraph.co.uk

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