LIVE- Fisichella and Sutil eliminated from 1st Malaysian GP Qualifying session

Shrawan Raja

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#Home team Force India disappoint; FISICHELLA FROM 18TH; SUTIL FROM 19TH for tomorrow :(

Update 1- Fisichella, Sutil and listen to this, Massa of Ferrari don't make it to the top 15

Update 2- Trulli leads 2nd session with 5 minutes to end

Update 3- Mclaren in 7th (Heikki) and 10th (Hamilton)

Update 4- Barrichello and Button in 4th and 3rd. Still a dominant force

Update 5- Q2 ends in 2 minutes; Kimi Raikkonnen finishes lap in 6th; guaranteed to go to Q3

Update 6- Button is the fastest on the track. Q3 in about 5 minutes

Update 6- Jenson Button is fastest in Q2 yet. Awesome lap the best we've seen today

Update 7- Q2 is over. Kubica scrapes into top 10. Fernando Alonso not in that list

Update 8- Alonso scrapes through; in 10th position; Q3 in about 5 minutes

Update 9- Both Mclarens fail to make into the top 10

Update 10- Looks like it will rain tomorrow in Malaysia

Update 11- Q3 IS ON; Raikkonen is first out on the track; cars now run with race fuel on tank

Update 12- Raikkonen revs engine to 18,000 RPM at full throttle! is on a flying lap; looking good

Update 13- 1:37:020- Raikkonen- First lap in Q3; Rosberg in Williams comes first; Barichello of Brawn in first now. It's all happening

Update 14- Jenson Button now in pole position- 5:10 mins remaining

Update 15- Vettel, Red Bull now in the 2nd position

Update 16- Trulli of Toyota is in POLL now!

Update 17- Brawn GP car in the pits for a tire swap; Toyota mechanics ready in pits with tires too

Update 18- Kimi, Ferrari is on his potential last lap of his qualifying; Finishes P4, is going for another run

Update 19- Rubens Barichello is on pole now; what a lap!


Update 21- Vettel of RED BULL is 2nd..No Brawn GP 1-2..

Update 23- Jarno Trulli of TOYOTA is P2..will start the race from that position

Update 24- Barichello, Brawn GP gets a 10 position penalty for changing his gearbox. But fantastic effort in today's session.

press conference in on-top 3 drivers of qualifying

Jenson Button- not easy to get 2 poles on I'm happy, heat is issue

Jarno Trulli- we were struggling yesterday, and today got it right, engineers deserve credit; we are expecting showers tomorrow; waiting to see outcome, very confident, thank the team

Sebastian Vettel- faced with 10 place grid penalty- secret is to focus to race..shame to see the car performing and then I'm +10 places. Will be tough, hope for some rain..anything can happen

Tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix starting positions

Button, Trulli; Glock, Rosberg; Webber, Kubica; Raikkonen, Barrichello; Alonso, Heidfeld; Nakajima, Hamilton; Vettel, Kovalainen; Bourdais, Massa; Piquet, Fisichella; Sutil, Buemi.

Drivers Standings in today's qualifying

Pos. Driver Team
1. Button Brawn GP
2. Trulli Toyota
3. Vettel Red Bull-Renault
4. Barrichello Brawn GP
5. Glock Toyota
6. Rosberg Williams-Toyota
7. Webber Red Bull-Renault
8. Kubica BMW-Sauber
9. Raikkonen Ferrari
10. Alonso Renault
11. Heidfeld BMW-Sauber
12. Nakajima Williams-Toyota
13. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
14. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes
15. Bourdais Toro Rosso-Ferrari
16. Massa Ferrari
17. Piquet Renault
18. Fisichella Force India
19. Sutil Force India
20. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari

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