British GP: Qualifying
Changeable, Difficult conditions was the main theme of Qualifying session at Silverstone. First 7 to drop out after Q1 were Alguersuari, Buemi, Glock Trulli, D'Ambrosio, Liuzzi and rookie Ricciardo
(who was just 0.6seconds off his more experienced HRT team-mate)
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Team Lotus's Heikki Kovalainen made it into Q2 and set about improving beyond 17th place. However he didn't manage this and stayed in same position after several runs in Q2. Positions 11th to 16th are: Sutil, Perez, Schumacher, Petrov, Barrichello, Heidfeld.
The Top 10 shoot-out was a surprising affair with Mark Webber edging out his team-mate, and showing no indications of the 'disadvantage' the RedBull team principal spoke of. Ferrari drivers also seem unaffected by the last minte rule changes – locking out the second row on the grid.
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Posted by duskyblogf1 on July 9, 2011