European Grand Prix: Massa on pole.
The European Grand Prix was presented for the first time in Valencia, Spain. There is no previous data for anyone and it should level the field for this weekend. The drivers and the teams are exploring new grounds this weekend.
Felipe Massa finished the qualifying session with the best time and will start from the pole position tomorrow. It is a first pole for Ferrari since the French Grand Prix. But there is no clear domination from any team as the drivers looks to be randomly positionned on the starting grid.
Lewis Hamilton in his McLaren will start from the second position while Robert Kubica in the BMW-Sauber will go from the third place.
The two Toro Rosso cars are having a good weekend this far as they both placed in the top ten on the grid. The young phenom, Sebastian Vettel, will start from the sixth place while the rookie Sebastien Bourdais took the tenth spot on the grid.
European Grand Prix starting grid:
Pole: Felipe Massa (Ferrari) 1:38.989
2-Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 1:39.199
3-Robert Kubica (BMW-Sauber) 1:39.392
4-Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) 1:39.488
5-Heikki Kovalainen (McLaren) 1:39.937
6-Sebattian Vettel (Toro Rosso) 1:40.142
7-Jarno Trulli (Toyota) 1:40.309
8-Nick Heidfeld (BMW-Sauber) 1:40.631
9-Nico Rosberg (Williams) 1:40.721
10-Sebastien Bourdais (Toro Rosso) 1:40.750
(Picture: Felipe Massa)