With a performance advantage of almost a second Sebastian Vettel looks a likely race winner.
Qualifying showed Red Bull have found a performance advantage in the final sector at Melbourne.
Vitantonio Liuzzi expects HRT’s failure to qualify for the first race in Melbourne will be a one-off.
Pictures from the first qualifying session of 2011 at Albert Park in Melbourne.
Nick Heidfeld failed to progress beyond Q1 after experiencing a problem with his KERS.
Lewis Hamilton said McLaren have made a “massive step” after qualifying second in Melbourne.
Michael Schumacher says Mercedes face a “major job” to improve after he failed to reach Q3.
“If you look at the points, we have zero points like everybody else, so we’ll have to see tomorrow.”
HRT will not participate in the Australian Grand Prix after failing to beat the 107% time in qualifying.
Sebastian Vettel dominated qualifying in Australia.
Sebastian Vettel takes pole position in Australia with Lewis Hamilton second.
Follow qualifying for the 2011 Australian Grand Prix on F1 Fanatic Live.
Sebastian Vettel set a searing pace in the final practice session ahead of qualifying.
Follow the final practice session for the 2011 Australian Grand Prix on F1 Fanatic Live.
In today’s round-up: Vettel dubs his new car ‘Kinky Kylie’ and Massa’s wearing lucky pants.