Quali

Vettel takes control with his fourth pole and a Red Bull front row.

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton in P3 alongside Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari.

Disaster for Mercedes GP with both cars failing to reach Q3.

Pos  Driver         Team                   Q1        Q2        Q3
 1.  Vettel         Red Bull-Renault      1:38.324   1:38.015   1:37.587
 2.  Webber         Red Bull-Renault      1:38.549   1:38.041   1:37.662
 3.  Hamilton       McLaren-Mercedes      1:38.697   1:38.158   1:37.969
 4.  Alonso         Ferrari               1:38.472   1:38.179   1:38.075
 5.  Massa          Ferrari               1:38.657   1:38.046   1:38.127
 6.  Kubica         Renault               1:38.132   1:38.062   1:38.137
 7.  Button         McLaren-Mercedes      1:38.360   1:38.399   1:38.210
 8.  Hulkenberg     Williams-Cosworth     1:38.843   1:38.523   1:38.428
 9.  Barrichello    Williams-Cosworth     1:38.449   1:38.326   1:38.428
10.  Petrov         Renault               1:39.004   1:38.552   1:38.523
11.  Buemi          Toro Rosso-Ferrari    1:39.096   1:38.586
12.  Rosberg        Mercedes              1:38.752   1:38.627
13.  Sutil          Force India-Mercedes  1:39.021   1:38.851
14.  Liuzzi         Force India-Mercedes  1:38.969   1:38.884
15.  Schumacher     Mercedes              1:38.994   1:39.234
16.  de la Rosa     Sauber-Ferrari        1:39.003   1:39.264
17.  Alguersuari    Toro Rosso-Ferrari    1:39.128   1:39.458
18.  Kobayashi      Sauber-Ferrari        1:39.343
19.  Trulli         Lotus-Cosworth        1:40.658
20.  Kovalainen     Lotus-Cosworth        1:40.882
21.  di Grassi      Virgin-Cosworth       1:42.086
22.  Glock          Virgin-Cosworth       1:42.140
23.  Chandhok       HRT-Cosworth          1:42.600
24.  Senna          HRT-Cosworth          1:42.851


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Uno, dos! Mexican talent Esteban Gutierrez scored his second victory of the season on Saturday in the GP3 feature race in Valencia. The ART driver led the race from start to finish after starting from pole position.

Man from Monterrey, Mexico, recorded the fastest lap of the race on the final lap to claim the extra bonus point.

Robert Wickens of Canada was second with local driver Roberto Merhi third in his GP3 debut. Several cars were eliminated on the opening lap including sprint race winner from Barcelona Alexander Rossi of Nevada City, California.

In the championship North American contingent occupy the top three slots. Gutierrez leads with 35 points. Wickens is second with 19 and Rossi is third with 17 points.

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Nasir Hameed

Muy bueno regards from California.


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