posted 3 years ago

F1 GP Bahrain Qualifying Result

Nico Rosberg took a suprise pole position

Nico Rosberg took a suprise pole position ahead of Sebastian Vettel as the drivers took to the Sakhir International circuit in Bahrain. His time of 1:32.330 put him on the front row for the Mercedes team.

Kimi Raikkonen and Jenson Button just managed to scrape through into Q3 and the McLaren driver failed to do a flying lap in the final session. Romain Grosjean lost out to Button in Q2 and had to make do with 11th place on the grid.

Sergio Perez continued his poor form for McLaren and could only manage 12th ahead of Daniel Ricciardo in the Toro Rosso.

Lewis Hamilton has had to drop five places for a gearbox change from 4th, while penalties for Mark Webber and Esteban Guterriez last time out for collisions, drop them three and five places respectively.

  1. Nico Rosberg
  2. Sebastian Vettel
  3. Fernando Alonso
  4. Lewis Hamilton
  5. Mark Webber
  6. Felipe Massa
  7. Paul di Resta
  8. Adrian Sutil
  9. Kimi Raikkonen
  10. Jenson Button
  11. Romain Grosjean
  12. Sergio Perez
  13. Daniel Ricciardo
  14. Nico Hulkenberg
  15. Valtteri Bottas
  16. Jean-Eric Vergne
  17. Pastor Maldonado
  18. Esteban Guterriez
  19. Charles Pic
  20. Jules Bianchi
  21. Giedo van der Garde
  22. Max Chilton