2011 CANADA GP: VETTEL ON POLE, FERRARI WITH CHANCE FOR WIN

Ferrari closest ever to Red Bull Racing

Sebastian Vettel secured another Pole this season after seting fastest time in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel was followed by Ferrari duo. The Italian squad had its strongest performance of the year so far, with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Mass less than 0.210 seconds off the Red Bull, the closest they had been all season.

Pos     Driver               Team                 Time       Gap   
 1.  Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault     1m13.014s
 2.  Fernando Alonso       Ferrari              1m13.199s  + 0.185
 3.  Felipe Massa          Ferrari              1m13.217s  + 0.203
 4.  Mark Webber           Red Bull-Renault     1m13.429s  + 0.415
 5.  Lewis Hamilton        McLaren-Mercedes     1m13.565s  + 0.551
 6.  Nico Rosberg          Mercedes             1m13.814s  + 0.800
 7.  Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes     1m13.838s  + 0.824
 8.  Michael Schumacher    Mercedes             1m13.864s  + 0.850
 9.  Nick Heidfeld         Renault              1m14.062s  + 1.048
10.  Vitaly Petrov         Renault              1m14.085s  + 1.071
Q2 cut-off time: 1m14.467s                                   Gap
11.  Paul di Resta         Force India-Mercedes 1m14.752s  + 1.321
12.  Pastor Maldonado      Williams-Cosworth    1m15.043s  + 1.612
13.  Kamui Kobayashi       Sauber-Ferrari       1m15.285s  + 1.854
14.  Adrian Sutil          Force India-Mercedes 1m15.287s  + 1.856
15.  Sebastien Buemi       Toro Rosso-Ferrari   1m15.334s  + 1.903
16.  Rubens Barrichello    Williams-Cosworth    1m15.361s  + 1.930
17.  Pedro de la Rosa      Sauber-Ferrari       1m15.587s  + 2.156
Q1 cut-off time: 1m16.229s                                   Gap
18.  Jaime Alguersuari     Toro Rosso-Ferrari   1m16.294s  + 2.472
19.  Jarno Trulli          Lotus-Renault        1m16.745s  + 2.923
20.  Heikki Kovalainen     Lotus-Renault        1m16.786s  + 2.964
21.  Tonio Liuzzi          HRT-Cosworth         1m18.424s  + 4.602
22.  Timo Glock            Virgin-Cosworth      1m18.537s  + 4.715
23.  Narain Karthikeyan    HRT-Cosworth         1m18.574s  + 4.752
24.  Jerome D'Ambrosio     Virgin-Cosworth      1m19.414s  + 5.592
107% time: 1m18.989