Chinese GP 2013 Qualifying – Results


An intriguing qualifying session to say the least sees Lewis Hamilton taking the 1st pole position for Mercedes GP and the 27th of his carrier.

Raikkonen will start alongside him assuming that he will receive no penalties for impeding Adrian Sutil while Alonso starts 3rd for Ferrari.

Here is the full grid:

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:34.484 9
02. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 1:34.761 11
03. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:34.788 12
04. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:34.861 9
05. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:34.933 12
06. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:35.364 9
07. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:35.998 15
08. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 2:05.673 12
09. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing no time 13
10. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sauber F1 no time 11
11. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:36.287 7
12. Mexico Sergio Perez Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:36.314 12
13. Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sahara Force India 1:36.405 12
14. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:36.679 14
15. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:37.139 10
16. France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:37.508 9
17. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams F1 1:37.769 8
18. Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Sauber F1 1:37.990 7
19. France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 1:38.780 8
20. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 1:39.537 6
21. France Charles Pic Caterham F1 Team 1:39.614 8
22. Holland Giedo van der Garde Caterham F1 Team 1:39.660 6
  Q1 107% Time: 1:42.498  

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  • Mario

    Congratulation Lewis, great job and I cannot but wonder how much the old Schuey kept this team development back. I mean the season just started and they were fast in all races so far (I do remember they won here last year) but the car it really looks good this time, now if they will sort out the fuel consumption as well right they might be onto something this season. Go Merc!

  • Kim

    WOW, great job Lewis. Congratulations are in order.