First Pole-Position for Kubica and BMW Sauber!

Sat, 5 April 2008, 03:27

Robert Kubica scored his and BMW Sauber’s first Pole-Position today. In the last minuts of qualifiying the Polish driver was able to beat Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton.

In Q1 Takuma Sato made a small mistake and spunn of the circuit, occuring a red flag situation. At the end of Q1 Coulthard, Fisichella, Vettel, Sutil, Davidson and Sato were out.

In Q2 Webber, Barrichello, Glock, Piquet, Bourdais and Nakajima slipped out. Two times world champion Fernando Alonso just managed to reach Q1.

Felipe Massa showed his pace directly in Q3. In the last few minuts it was Hamilton who was able to beat Massa. In the last few minuts it was Kubica in the BMW Sauber who clocked the quickest laptime.

Bahrain GP, qualification
1 R. Kubica BMW 1:33.096
2 F. Massa Ferrari 1:33.123
3 L. Hamilton McLaren 1:33.292
4 K. Räikkönen Ferrari 1:33.418
5 H. Kovalainen McLaren 1:33.488
6 N. Heidfeld BMW 1:33.737
7 J. Trulli Toyota 1:33.994
8 N. Rosberg Williams 1:34.015
9 J. Button Honda 1:35.057
10 F. Alonso Renault 1:35.115
11 M. Webber Red Bull 1:32.371
12 R. Barrichello Honda 1:32.508
13 T. Glock Toyota 1:32.528
14 N. Piquet jr. Renault 1:32.790
15 S. Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:32.915
16 K. Nakajima Williams 1:32.943
17 D. Coulthard Red Bull 1:33.433
18 G. Fisichella Force India F1 1:33.501
19 S. Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:33.501
20 A. Sutil Force India F1 1:33.845
21 A. Davidson Super Aguri 1:34.140
22 T. Sato Super Aguri 1:35.725

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