Schumacher takes US Formula One Pole

This was the lone race ferrari had won last year(lots of controversy), the win was lacklustre. But today's performance was anything but that, Ferrari showed they are still in the race with an impressive 1-2. Schumacher beat Massa's times by .6 of a second to claim his 67th career pole. Whoa !!!, Midland for once finally got into the second round of qualifying)

Here is the official qualifying list of the United States Formula One Grand Prix 2006

1 Michael Schumacher (Ger) Ferrari one minute 10.832 seconds
2 Felipe Massa (Brz) Ferrari 1:11.435
3 Giancarlo Fisichella (Ita) Renault 1:11.920

4 Rubens Barrichello (Brz) Honda 1:12.109 (Surprise Surprise !!!)
5 Fernando Alonso (Spa) Renault 1:12.449 (Big Fall down the order, would like to have a littlt bit of Schumi magic in the race)
6 Jacques Villeneuve (Can) BMW Sauber 1:12.479(Wow, flop in Canada(hometown), can he do something here, my guess is he will blow it)
7 Jenson Button (GB) Honda 1:12.523
8 Ralf Schumacher (Ger) Toyota 1:12.795
9 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.174
10 Nick Heidfeld (Ger) BMW Sauber 1:15.280
11 Juan Pablo Montoya (Col) McLaren-Mercedes 1:12.150
12 Mark Webber (Aus) Williams-Cosworth 1:12.292
13 Scott Speed (USA) Toro Rosso-Cosworth 1:12.792
14 Christijan Albers (Ned) Midland-Toyota 1:12.854
15 Tiago Monteiro (Por) Midland-Toyota 1:12.864
16 Christian Klien (Aut) Red Bull-Ferrari 1:12.925
17 David Coulthard (GB) Red Bull-Ferrari 1:13.180
18 Takuma Sato (Jpn) Super Aguri-Honda 1:13.496
19 Nico Rosberg (Ger) Williams-Cosworth 1:13.506(Rookie of the year ???, any comments)
20 Jarno Trulli (Ita) Toyota 1:13.787
21 Vitantonio Liuzzi (Ita) Toro Rosso-Cosworth 1:14.041
22 Franck Montagny (Fra) Super Aguri-Honda 1:16.036


  1. the puissant one said...
    yay! n look at the timesheets... usually the top 10 cars are within a second, but this time MS is miles ahead... *keepin my fingers crossed now*
    Ankit Sud said...
    Yeah, hoping Schumi can cut some of Alonso's lead

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