Sebastien Buemi will start the German Grand Prix last after his car failed a technical check.
Hamilton was quickest in the first and last sectors, but only fourth-fastest in the middle.
Pictures from qualifying and the final practice session for the German Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says McLaren’s latest upgrades helped him take second on the grid in Germany.
Mark Webber said he couldn’t have gone any quicker on his pole position lap at the Nurburgring.
Mark Webber took pole position for the second race in a row at the Nurburgring.
Webber edges Hamilton for pole position at the Nurburgring.
Follow the 2011 German Grand Prix qualifying session on F1 Fanatic Live.
The Red Bull duo were fastest in the final practice session at the Nurburgring.
Follow the 2011 German Grand Prix third practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
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