Qualifying results 2013 Australian F1 Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel qualified 1st in his Red Bull RB9

Event: Australian F1 Grand Prix
Track: Albert Park Circuit

Weather: Wet (Q1, Q2) Dry (Q3)
Track temp: 17°C (Q1) 15°C (Q2, Q3)
Air temp: 17°C (Q1) 16°C (Q2, Q3)
Wind speed: 7.4 mps (Q1) 4.9 mps (Q2, Q3)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1013.2 mBar (Q1) 1023.1 mBar (Q2, Q3)
Humidity: 74% (Q1) 53% (Q2, Q3)

After the qualifying session was postponed because of heavy rain and incoming nightfall yesterday, all 22 cars came to action again this morning in Melbourne to finish the qualifying sesson..

Only the Q1 session was driven yesterday. Today the F1 drivers drove Q2 and Q3 and had to show what speed they could bring in their new 2013 F1 season cars. Jenson Button was the first driver who used the dry supersoft tyres in Q3 and qualified 1st for half a minute. Then in the closing minutes of Q3 all top teams drove on super soft slicks and Sebastian Vettel came out as quickest on this first F1 GP qualifying session and earned his 37th pole position.

2013 Australian F1 GP qualifying results

11Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:44,657 1:36,745 1:27,407
22Mark WebberRed Bull1:44,472 1:36,524 1:27,827
310Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:45,456 1:36,625 1:28,087
44Felipe MassaFerrari1:44,635 1:36,666 1:28,490
53Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:43,850 1:36,691 1:28,493
69Nico RosbergMercedes1:43,380 1:36,194 1:28,523
77Kimi RäikkönenLotus F11:45,545 1:37,517 1:28,738
88Romain GrosjeanLotus F11:44,284 1:37,641 1:29,013
914Paul di RestaForce India1:45,601 1:36,901 1:29,305
105Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:44,688 1:36,644 1:30,357
1111Nico HülkenbergSauber1:45,930 1:38,067
1215Adrian SutilForce India1:47,330 1:38,134
1318Jean-Eric VergneToro Rosso1:44,871 1:38,778
1419Daniel RicciardoToro Rosso1:46,450 1:39,042
156Sergio PérezMcLaren1:44,300 1:39,900
1617Valtteri BottasWilliams1:47,328 1:40,290
1716Pastor MaldonadoWilliams1:47,614
1812Esteban GutierrezSauber1:47,776
1922Jules BianchiManor1:48,147
2023Max ChiltonManor1:48,909
2121Giedo van der GardeCaterham1:49,519
2220Charles PicCaterham1:50,626

Highest speed: 311 km/h Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W04

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