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Rosberg grabs pole in Bahrain

By on April 20, 2013

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Qualifying … Nico Rosberg grabs pole for the Bahrain GP. Supply: AAP

German driver Nico Rosberg will start from pole for the seventh time in his profession after posting the quickest time in qualifying for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

The 27-Three Hundred And Sixty Five Days-outdated – whose sole win in Parts One obtained right here in ultimate One Year’s Chinese Language Grand Prix – timed 1min 32.330sec on Saturday to existing Mercedes their 2d successive pole place.

Teammate Lewis Hamilton started out from pole in China last Sunday.

Rosberg edged out Red Bull’s three-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel (1:32.548) whereas Spain’s two-time world champion and Shanghai winner Fernando Alonso will start from third on the grid in his Ferrari.

Alonso will begin the race alongside teammate Felipe Massa. The Brazilian moves two places up from sixth in qualifying because Hamilton and Crimson Bull’s Mark Webber lose three (causing an accident in China) and 5 places (gearbox alternate Saturday) respectively on the grid.

Webber will start from seventh, with Kimi Raikkonen in a Lotus eighth, while Hamilton will probably be in ninth position alongside Jenson Button’s McLaren.

Power India’s Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil will share the 1/3 row.

Australian Daniel Ricciardo will begin from 13th in his Toro Rosso.

Vettel tops the championship with 52 factors from three races, until now of Kimi Raikkonen (49), Alonso (Forty Three) and Hamilton (Forty).


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