Massa takes the pole position at Istanbul Park
Ferrari’s Felipe Massa took the pole position at Istanbul Park as he did last year when he obtained his first win. Massa overtook Lewis Hamilton with just 0.044 s. The two drivers were followed by their team mates as follows: Kimi Raikkonen on the 3rd position and Fernando Alonso on the 4th.
Bmw Sauber had a glorious day due to the fact that their monoposts finished close to Ferrari and McLaren. Robert Kubica finished on the 5th position with 1m 27.722s while Nick Heidfeld got the 6th position with 1m 28.037s. Heikki Kovalainen placed his Renault monopost on the 7th place with 1m 28.491s being closely followed by Nico Rosberg in his Williams monopost with 1m 28.501s.
Jarno Trulli placed his Toyota monopost on the 9th place with 1m 28.740s. Renault’s driver, Giancarlo Fisichella closed the top ten with 1m 29.322s.
Super Aguri-Honda was lucky with its Anthony Davidson finishing on the 11th position.Red Bull’s monoposts finished well today with their Mark Webber and David Coulthard on the 12th and 13th positions.
The two drivers from Red Bull were followed by the two Honda monoposts. Rubens Barrichello finished on 14th position with 1:28.188s and his team mate Jenson Button on 15th with 1:28.220s. Alexander Wurz took his Williams monopost on the 16th position with 1:28.390s.
Toro Rosso’s Vitantonio Liuzzi followed Alexander Wurz with 1:28.798s.Ralf Schumacher tried until the last moment to overtake Liuzzi but he couldn’t.Schumacher finished the session on the 18th position with 1:28.809s. Super Aguri’s Takuma Sato was not so lucky like his team mate Anthony Davidson and the finished on the 19th place. Vettel took its Toro Rosso monopost to the 20th place.
The last places were as usual reserved for the Spyker monoposts .Adrian Sutil placed on the 21st position with 1:29.861s while Sakon Yamamoto was the last with 1:31.479s.