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75 GP Wins 2004


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Pole time: Michael Schumacher - 1:14.389 (Heavily modified track)
Pole time in 2001: Juan Pablo Montoya - 1:38.117

German GP - Qualifying

Final Order - Michael Schumacher, Ralf Schumacher, Rubens Barrichello, Juan Pablo Montoya, Kimi Raikkonen and Giancarlo Fisichella make the top 6.
Panis, Trulli, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Villeneuve, Sato, Button, Massa, Frentzen, Irvine, McNish, Bernoldi, Salo, de la Rosa, Webber make the rest of the field. Yoong failed to set a time within the 107% of Pole time and has failed to qualify.

60 min: And Alex Yoong improves but remains outside the 107% of Michael's time and fails to qualify for the 3rd time this season!

60 min: Fisichella remains in 6th while Trulli moves into 8th.

60 min: Montoya runs wide and aborts his lap. He remains in 4th.

60 min: Ralf Schumacher doesn't improve, remains in second.

59 min: Michael takes provisional pole with a 1:14.389. Ralf and Montoya start their final runs!

59 min: Rubens Barrichello remains in 3rd with a time of 1:14.693. Michael on his last flyer!

58 min: Mika Salo remains in 18th on his last run. The 2 Williams on the track.

57 min: Nick Heidfeld takes 9th on his last run.

56 min: Massa takes 13th on his final run while Bernoldi takes 17th on his final run. Both Ferraris on their last run!

55 min: Pedro de la Rosa doesn't improve and remains in 20th.

54 min: Pedro de la Rosa on his 4th and last run. He is currently in 20th.

53 min: Montoya unlikely to move up on this run ... he improves but stays in 4th with a time of 1:15.108

52 min: Top 10 - R Schumacher, M Schumacher, Barrichello, Montoya, Raikkonen, Fisichella, Panis,  Coulthard, Villeneuve and Sato.

51 min: Ralf Schumacher takes provisional pole with a time of 1:14.570. Montoya returns to the track for his 3rd run!

50 min: Rubens Barrichello remains in second but just 0.087 seconds behind Michael!

49 min: Michael Schumacher takes provisional pole with a time of 1:14.628. Barrichello on track.

48 min: And Raikkonen moves into 5th with a 1:15.639. He lost a lot of time in the last sector.

48 min: Raikkonen on his 3rd run.

47 min: Felipe Massa moves up into 11th on his 3rd run.

46 min: Olivier Panis moves up into 6th ahead of Coulthard. Michael and Coulthard out for their 3rd runs.

45 min: Villeneuve on his 3rd run improves his time but remains in 9th. A 1:16.070

44 min: Alex Yoong on his 3rd run improves his time but it is still not enough!

43 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into 4th with a time of 1:15.280.

42 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, R Schumacher, Fisichella, Coulthard, Raikkonen, Panis, Villeneuve, Heidfeld and Trulli.

41 min: Rubens Barrichello takes provisional pole with a 1:14.861. Montoya on his second run!

40 min: Michael Schumacher on his second run makes a mistake and aborts his lap. Barrichello on track.

39 min: Ralf Schumacher takes second from Barrichello with a time of 1:15.172. Just a tenth behind Michael. Fisichella takes 4th with a 1:15.690. It seems the latest evolution Honda is good!

39 min: Coulthard takes 4th from his team-mate with a time of 1:15.909

38 min: Raikkonen lost a lot of time in the 3rd sector but manages to take 4th with a time of 1:15.984.

37 min: Raikkonen fast in the first sector!

36 min: Olivier Panis impressive moving into 4th with a time of 1:16.057.

35 min: Allan McNish moves into 9th with a time of 1:16.647. Ralf Schumacher and the two McLarens start their second run.

34 min: Alex Yoong's second run still did not enable him to be inside 107% of Michael's time!

34 min: Nick Heidfeld moves into 7th with a time of 1:16.399.

33 min: A number of drivers on their second run. Villeneuve takes 5th with a time of 1:16.183. Panis has yet to set a time.

32 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Raikkonen Fisichella, Sato, Coulthard, Montoya, Trulli and Massa.

31 min: Rubens Barrichello takes provisional pole with a time of 1:15.411 only for Michael to take it from him with a time of 1:15.059.

30 min: Montoya makes a mistake and can only manage 5th with a time of 1:16.683!. He was faster at the second sector!.

29 min: Both Montoya and Michael Schumacher on the track. Fisichella goes third with a time of 1:16.268.

28 min: Ralf Schumacher takes provisional pole with a time of 1:15.738. Felipe Massa moves into 4th!

27 min: David Coulthard moves into second with a time of 1:16.649. Ralf starts his flyer!

26 min: Kimi Raikkonen takes provisional pole wit a time of 1:1:16.182.. That is over 1.1 seconds faster than Heidfeld. Ralf Schumacher on track.

26 min: Top 6 - Heidfeld, Villeneuve, Sato, de la Rosa, Bernoldi and Irvine.

25 min: Eddie Irvine moves into 6th.

24 min: But Heidfeld takes 1st from him. Pedro de la Rosa moves into 4th.

24 min: Villeneuve tops the times with a 1:17.382.

23 min: Kimi Raikkonen also appears on the track and so does his team-mate.

22 min: More drivers appear on the track with de la Rosa, Irvine and Frentzen.

21 min: Mark Webber moves into 3rd with a time of 1:19.673. Villeneuve on track and so is Heidfeld.

20 min: Mark Webber starts his flying lap. His best time this morning was a 1:18.291

19 min: Mark Webber on the track now.

18 min: The 3 drivers who have set times are around a second slower than their best times from the morning.

18 min: Olivier Panis aborts his lap, he was too slow in the first sector!

17 min: Olivier Panis starts his flyer!

16 min: Bernoldi sets a 1:18.132, also slower than his morning time

16 min: Bernoldi starts his flyer as Panis goes out. 

15 min: Sato sets the second time of the day with a 1:17.572. That is also slower than his morning time. 

14 min: Sato starts his flying lap. Bernoldi on the track too.

13 min: Takuma Sato is on the track. He was 13th fastest this morning.

11 min: Assuming Pole time will be in the low 1:14's, Yoong would need to clock a time in the low 1:19's to qualify.

8 min: Alex Yoong sets the first time of the day, a 1:21.471. That is too slow!

7 min: Alex Yoong starts his flying lap! 

6 min: Alex Yoong is the first out on the track. His best time today was over the 107% time so he will have to work hard to qualify. 

4 min: Renault have been struggling here all weekend and Trulli only managed to show some promise on his last run when he set the 11th fastest time and that was almost 2 seconds slower than Michael's time. Jenson Button was 20th after having to sit out most of the second session due to an engine failure in the first session. 

2 min: With the weather not expected to change dramatically, it is unlikely that the drivers will be out anytime soon!

Session underway ... no cars on the track

McLaren's strong pace on Friday didn't continue today and they were back in 9th (Coulthard) and 12th (Raikkonen). Session starting in 2 minutes

Juan Pablo Montoya who has started from Pole in the last 5 Grand Prix events was almost a second slower than Michael this morning. He'll have a tough task ahead if he is to make it 6 in a row!. Session starting in 4 minutes

Michael Schumacher was fastest in practice over 6 tenths faster than Ralf Schumacher in second. Rubens Barrichello didn't make it onto the track during the second session as his car was being repaired but he was close to Michael in the first session. Session starting in 6 minutes

The temperatures have increased since the morning session and it is the warmest it has been all weekend. That could be crucial for qualifying today. Track temperature is at 28 degrees. Session starting in 8 minutes

Session starting at 1:00 AM local time. It is mainly cloudy with an air temperature of 25 degrees.

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