Bahrain Grand Prix 2012: Qualifying Result and Reaction


The top three in qualifying today in Bahrain: (left to right) Lewis Hamilton (2nd), Sebastian Vettel (pole), Mark Webber (3rd) - Photo Credit: Mark Thompson/Getty Images
The top three in qualifying today in Bahrain: (left to right) Lewis Hamilton (2nd), Sebastian Vettel (pole), Mark Webber (3rd) - Photo Credit: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

 

2012 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix: Provisional Qualifying Result

Pos No Driver Team Time Laps
1 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull 1:32.422 18 Report
2 4 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren 1:32.520 13 Report
3 2 Australia Mark Webber Austria Red Bull 1:32.637 17 Report
4 3 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren 1:32.711 12 Report
5 8 Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes 1:32.821 10 Report
6 16 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Italy Toro Rosso 1:32.912 17 Report
7 10 France Romain Grosjean United Kingdom Lotus 1:33.008 13 Report
8 15 Mexico Sergio Perez Switzerland Sauber 1:33.394 17 Report
9 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Ferrari No time 11 Report
10 11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta India Force India No time 15 Report
11 9 Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lotus 1:33.789 6 Report
12 14 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Switzerland Sauber 1:33.806 13 Report
13 12 Germany Nico Hulkenberg India Force India 1:33.807 12 Report
14 6 Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari 1:33.912 14 Report
15 19 Brazil Bruno Senna United Kingdom Williams 1:34.017 14 Report
16 20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Malaysia Caterham 1:36.132 10 Report
17 18 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado* United Kingdom Williams No time 8 Report
18 7 Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes 1:34.865 5 Report
19 17 France Jean-Eric Vergne Italy Toro Rosso 1:35.014 8 Report
20 21 Russian Federation Vitaly Petrov Malaysia Caterham 1:35.823 7 Report
21 25 France Charles Pic Russian Federation Marussia 1:37.683 8 Report
22 22 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT 1:37.883 6 Report
23 24 Germany Timo Glock Russian Federation Marussia 1:37.905 7 Report
24 23 India Narain Karthikeyan Spain HRT 1:38.314 7 Report
Q1 107% Time 1:40.380

*Maldonado has a five-place grid penalty after an unscheduled gearbox changed