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Quick ting watching some old vids on youtube anyone old enough to remember this f1 was shower early 90sFelipe Massa came out on top in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as Ferrari laid down a warning to their rivals by clinching the front row.The Brazilian put in a blistering late lap to take pole position ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen for the second successive season in Sepang.McLaren pair Heikki Kovalainen and Lewis Hamilton were in third and fourth respectively on the grid.After winning the 2008 opener in Australia last weekend, Hamilton seemed to struggle with braking all the way through the session.Timely boostMassa's time of 1:35.748 was almost half a second ahead of defending world champion Raikkonen.The displays of the duo are a welcome boost for the team following its worst start to a campaign in 16 years.Both drivers were forced to retire in Melbourne, though Raikkonen picked up one championship point when he was classified in eighth place.Toyota's Jarno Trulli produced an impressive performance to take fifth ahead of the BMW Sauber duo of Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld.Mark Webber qualified eighth for Red Bull, Renault's Fernando Alonso next in ninth with Timo Glock rounding out the top 10 on an excellent day for Toyota.Button blowJenson Button just missed out on the chance to take part in Qualifying Three. He will start in 11th on the same row as David Coulthard.Neither Williams driver managed to get beyond Qualifying Two. Nico Rosberg, who finished third in Melbourne, had to make do with 16th.Kazuki Nakajima faired even worse, failing to get beyond the opening session. Anthony Davidson will start from the back of the grid in his Super Aguri.The threat of rain failed to materialise throughout the session. The forecast suggests wet weather will be around for Sunday's race.Times01 F. Massa Ferrari 1:35.74802 K. Räikkönen Ferrari 1:36.23003 H. Kovalainen McLaren 1:36.61304 L. Hamilton McLaren 1:36.70905 J. Trulli Toyota 1:36.71106 R. Kubica BMW 1:36.72707 N. Heidfeld BMW 1:36.75308 M. Webber Red Bull 1:37.00909 F. Alonso Renault 1:38.45010 T. Glock Toyota 1:39.65611 J. Button Honda 1:35.20812 D. Coulthard Red Bull 1:35.40813 N. Piquet jr. Renault 1:35.56214 R. Barrichello Honda 1:35.62215 S. Vettel Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:35.64816 N. Rosberg Williams 1:35.67017 G. Fisichella Force India F1 1:36.24018 K. Nakajima Williams 1:36.38819 S. Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:36.67720 T. Sato Super Aguri 1:37.08721 A. Sutil Force India F1 1:37.10122 A. Davidson Super Aguri 1:37.481

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Well a certain team has to make up ground after being done! Still wouldn't be surprised if one of them won it.

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Big, saves having to make one every week.MASSA TAKES POLE IN MALAYSIAN GPFelipe Massa will head an all-Ferrari front row after the Brazilian took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix.Massa's time of one minute 35.748 seconds beat Kimi Raikkonen by nearly half a second with Heikki Kovalainen out-pacing team-mate Lewis Hamilton to claim third for McLaren. Hamilton will start the 56-lap race from fourth on the grid after his time of 1min 36.709secs trailed Massa by nearly a full second.Having been strong throughout free practice it was no surprise Ferrari occupied the first two slots on the grid with Massa starting from the front for the second consecutive year. But championship leader Hamilton will be disappointed with a performance that fell below his usual high standards. With the threat of rain failing to materialise, Massa gained the upper hand first in Qualifying Three after edging out Raikkonen, with Kovalainen running third and Robert Kubica fourth in the BMW Sauber. Raikkonen briefly then claimed pole with a lap of 1:36.230 before Massa smashed his team-mate's mark.Starting line up:

1.  MASSA		   Ferrari2.  RAIKKONEN	   Ferrari3.  TRULLI		  Toyota4.  KUBICA		  BMW5.  HEIDFELD		BMW6.  WEBBER		  Red Bull7.  ALONSO		  Renault8.  KOVALAINEN	  McLaren*9.  HAMILTON		McLaren*10. GLOCK		   Toyota11. BUTTON		  Honda  12. COULTHARD	   Red Bull13. PIQUET		  Renault14. BARRICHELLO	 Honda15. VETTEL		  Toro Rosso16. ROSBERG		 Williams17. FISICHELLA	  Force India18. BOURDAIS		Toro Rosso19. SATO			Super Aguri20. SUTIL		   Force India21. DAVIDSON		Super Aguri22. NAKAJIMA		Williams*** penalised 5 places for impeding Heidfeld** penalised 10 places for Melbourne incident

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Too young to remember them early 90s races. Remember that gully theme tune though.THe first I satrted watching was when Hakkinen & Coulthard were mucky at Mclaren, And Schuey was just unbeatble.Ferrari usually smash this track cos of those fat ass straights. Too much pace.

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Never really paid attention to f1 too much, untill last season.I always just watched it when it was on, but if football was on then id watch that instead.I still would choose football now, but ima be paying extra attention to it now.has anyone got the fixture list?i remember reading it in the metro, and there isnt a live one for a good few weeks is there? cos of the time differences?

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spoilers below but i doubt anyone is gnna watch replay cos of footyWorld champion Kimi Raikkonen made up for his Melbourne disappointment by taking a comprehensive victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.Starting second on the grid, the Finn assumed control of the race following the first set of pit stops and eventually took the chequered flag some 20 seconds ahead of BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica.However, there was disappointment for Ferrari in the Far East, with polesitter Felipe Massa spinning out of a surefire second place on lap 30.Meanwhile, on top of the five-place grid penalty he received in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton endured a troubled race which was compromised by a problematic opening pit stop.Nevertheless, he eventually finished fifth to preserve his championship lead, with McLaren-Mercedes team-mate Heikki Kovalainen taking the final podium position ahead of Toyota's Jarno Trulli.BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld finished sixth, ahead of Red Bull's Mark Webber and Renault's Fernando Alonso.Pre-season favourite Raikkonen could only finish eighth in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after encountering problems in both qualifying and the race.With Massa also failing to finish last time out, Ferrari endured their worst start to a championship since 1993.OminousHowever, the sight of an all-red front row after a dominant qualifying session seemed ominous and so it proved - at least in part.The forecast of rain failed to materialise but temperatures of 30-plus degrees celsius and 70 percent humidity were the order of the day as Massa held off the fast-starting Raikkonen into turn one.Hamilton also made a fast start from ninth, rising to fifth by the third corner, taking advantage as Trulli and Heidfeld ran wide at the exit of turn one.However, with Kubica third and Webber another making a quick start in fourth place, the McLaren initially made little headway.Hamilton remained less than a second ahead of Trulli, with Kovalainen a further three seconds back in seventh and the slow-starting Heidfeld passing both David Coulthard and Alonso to take eighth.Massa had built a 1.6-second lead over Raikkonen by lap seven, with that gap remaining more or less static - both Ferraris also pulling steadily away from the third-placed Kubica.Meanwhile, Hamilton was 20 seconds behind the leaders by lap 14 but slowly making inroads on Webber, who pitted at the end of lap 16.Race leader Massa pitted one lap later. Raikkonen promptly responded with a fastest lap and, making his own stop on lap 18, the Finn emerged just ahead of his team-mate.But Hamilton's fast start was undone when he made his own first stop on lap 19 - problems changing his right front wheel leading to a prolonged stop and the McLaren emerging down in 11th place.With Kubica and Kovalainen making their first stops - the latter now ahead of his team-mate - Raikkonen assumed the lead by lap 22 and built a four-second lead over Massa in the next four laps.SpinHis lead increased significantly when Massa retired on lap 30, the Brazilian's erratic reputation sure to increase after he lost the rear of his car and spun into the gravel at turn eight.Kubica thus rose to second - 22 seconds behind the leader - with Kovalainen third and Trulli fourth. Meanwhile, Hamilton climbed back to sixth, albeit once again looking at Webber's rear wing.Raikkonen relentlessly set another fastest lap on lap 37 as he extended his lead over Kubica to 24.5 seconds before making his second stop one lap later.Webber pitted from fifth on lap 39, releasing Hamilton who was by now 13 seconds behind the fourth-placed Trulli, who himself stopped on lap 40.Raikkonen took over the lead once more when Kubica made his second stop on lap 42, with Hamilton pitting from fourth on lap 44 to rejoin ahead of both Heidfeld and Webber in sixth place.Kovalainen dropped to third after making his own final stop, and with the top three spread out over 20-second intervals heading into the final nine laps, the question was whether Hamilton, now fifth, could overcome the 4.7-second deficit to Trulli.The gap came down to 2.6 seconds with four laps remaining and the pair were nose-to-tail on the final lap.However, Hamilton never mounted a serious challenge for the position, with the experienced Italian holding on to score a strong result for the Toyota team.Coulthard eventually finished ninth ahead of Honda's Jenson Button, with Super Aguri's Anthony Davidson finishing one lap down in 15th place.Hamilton now leads both Raikkonen and Heidfeld by three points in the drivers' championship, with McLaren holding a five-point lead over BMW Sauber in the constructors' standings.Result of the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang on Sunday:1. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 1:31:18.5552. Robert Kubica (Poland) BMW Sauber +00:19.5703. Heikki Kovalainen (Finland) McLaren 00:38.4504. Jarno Trulli (Italy) Toyota 00:45.8325. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) McLaren 00:46.5486. Nick Heidfeld (Germany) BMW Sauber 00:49.8337. Mark Webber (Australia) Red Bull 01:08.1308. Fernando Alonso (Spain) Renault 01:10.0419. David Coulthard (Britain) Red Bull 01:16.22010. Jenson Button (Britain) Honda 01:26.21411. Nelson Piquet (Brazil) Renault 01:32.20212. Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy) Force India 1 lap13. Rubens Barrichello (Brazil) Honda 1 lap14. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Williams 1 lap15. Anthony Davidson (Britain) Super Aguri 1 lap16. Takuma Sato (Japan) Super Aguri 2 laps17. Kazuki Nakajima (Japan) Williams 2 lapsr. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Toro Rosso 17 lapsr. Felipe Massa (Brazil) Ferrari 26 lapsr. Adrian Sutil (Germany) Force India 51 lapsr. Timo Glock (Germany) Toyota 55 lapsr. Sebastien Bourdais (France) Toro Rosso 55 laps(rank: r = retired, nc = not classified)Fastest Lap: Nick Heidfeld, 1:35.366, lap 55.

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lol at the forgotten man Jenson Button.As soon as Hamilton come on the scene no one cares for him.

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Not bad though, had to make up places but still a long season.Button ment to sign a new deal with Honda for life.

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lol at the forgotten man Jenson Button.As soon as Hamilton come on the scene no one cares for him.
lol init, I swear he was havcing a little good run as well, Then just before Hamilton came he started loosing it all. Pissed tho i was gonna watch this race on ITV and i went on their site to see what time and seen Raikkonen won so spoilt it all lol.

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1. Robert Kubica (Poland) BMW Sauber 1 min 33.0962. Felipe Massa (Brazil) Ferrari 1:33.1233. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) McLaren 1:33.2924. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 1:33.4185. Heikki Kovalainen (Finland) McLaren 1:33.4886. Nick Heidfeld (Germany) BMW Sauber 1:33.7377. Jarno Trulli (Italy) Toyota 1:33.9948. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Williams - Toyota 1:34.0159. Jenson Button (Britain) Honda 1:35.05710. Fernando Alonso (Spain) Renault 1:35.11511. Mark Webber (Australia) RedBull - Renault 1:32.37112. Rubens Barrichello (Brazil) Honda 1:32.50813. Timo Glock (Germany) Toyota 1:32.52814. Nelsinho Piquet (Brazil) Renault 1:32.79015. Sebastien Bourdais (France) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 1:32.91516. Kazuki Nakajima (Japan) Williams - Toyota 1:32.94317. David Coulthard (Britain) RedBull - Renault 1:33.43318. Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy) Force India - Ferrari 1:33.50119. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 1:33.56220. Adrian Sutil (Germany) Force India - Ferrari 1:33.84521. Anthony Davidson (Britain) Super Aguri - Honda 1:34.14022. Takuma Sato (Japan) Super Aguri - Honda 1:35.725BMW doing well this year.BAHRAIN GRAND PRIXSunday Grand Prix: 1230 BST

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Yeah surprised at Toyota and Red Bull this year.Alonso is pissed.Hamilton did well considering the crash

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Lol Hamilton smashing into Alonso. Went up the back of him, jesus.He had one sh*t start.

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Hamilton 11th fastest in second practice.oh dear
No worries he'll up the game in qualifiers.Singapore racing at night >

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