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Pole time: Michael Schumacher - 1:10.790 
Pole time in 2001: Michael Schumacher - 1:11.708 

US GP - Qualifying Session:

Final Order - Michael Schumacher, Rubens Barrichello, David Coulthard, Juan Pablo Montoya, Ralf Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen make the top 6.
Villeneuve, Trulli, Fisichella, Heidfeld, Frentzen, Panis, Irvine, Button, Sato, McNish, de la Rosa, Webber, Salo and Yoong make the rest of the field.

60 min: Ralf Schumacher takes 5th from Raikkonen with a 1:11.587!

60 min: Montoya doesn't improve as he sets a 1:11.416 but Coulthard goes one thousandths of a second quicker and takes 3rd! a time of 1:11.413!

59 min: Barrichello much slower and stays in second. 

59 min: Michael Schumacher doesn't improve but got close to his best time - a 1:10.809. 

58 min: The top 5 are all on the track! 

58 min: Nick Heidfeld moves into 10th with a 1:11.953. 

57 min: Villeneuve takes 7th back with a 1:11.738.

57 min: Final runs underway ...

56 min: Panis spins!

55 min: Eddie Irvine down in 12th and on his last run!

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

52 min: Jarno Trulli jumps into 7th with a 1:11.888. Fisichella moves into 9th with a 1:11.902.

51 min: Michael Schumacher fails to improve. Villeneuve however improves in 7th with a 1:11.898!

50 min: Irvine spins, Heidfeld spins .... it is like a wet session!

49 min: Rubens Barrichello fails to improve. Looks like the track conditions are worse!

48 min: Michael Schumacher is back on the track for his 3rd run.

47 min: Ralf Schumacher remains in 6th and doesn't improve.

46 min: Montoya spins but recovers. He is still in 3rd.

46 min: Kimi Raikkonen fails to improve and stays in 5th. Barrichello back on the track.

45 min: The 2 Williams are on the track for their 3rd run.

44 min: Fisichella who was strong in practice moves into 12th with a time of 1:12.395.

43 min: The top have completed 2 runs effectively.

42 min: And Barrichello moves into second with a 1:11.058

41 min: Villeneuve moves into 7th ahead of his team-mate with a 1:12.023.

40 min: David Coulthard takes 3rd with a time of 1:11.495. Barrichello on his second run.

40 min: Webber takes 19th with a time of 1:13.763.

40 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Montoya, Barrichello, Raikkonen, R Schumacher, Coulthard, Panis, Irvine, Frentzen and Trulli.

39 min: Olivier Panis moves into 7th with a 1:12,161!

38 min: Mark Webber has yet to set a time!

38 min: Kimi Raikkonen takes 4th from Ralf with a 1:11.633.

37 min: Michael Schumacher takes provisional pole with a time of 1:10.790. Ralf Schumacher improves his time but is now down in 4th.

36 min: Yoong sets a time of 1:13.809 and then spins!

35 min: Juan Pablo Montoya fails to improve on his second run. Eddie Irvine moves into 6th with a time of 1:12.282.

34 min: Michael Schumacher is back on the track. He has yet to set a time.

33 min: Nick Heidfeld moves into 10th with a time of 1:12.721. And he spins just after he completes his flying lap!

32 min: Nick Heidfeld is back on the track too and so is Montoya for his second run.

31 min: Irvine is back on the track.

30 min: Top 10 - Montoya, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Raikkonen, Coulthard, Frentzen, Trulli, Button, Villeneuve and McNish.

29 min: Rubens Barrichello moves into second with a time of 1:11.592 but Michael Schumacher aborts his run!

28 min: Frentzen moves into 5th with a 1:12.416.

27 min: Jenson Button moves into 5th with a time of 1:12.624. Both Ferraris on the track.

26 min: Kimi Raikkonen takes 3rd with a time of 1:11.819, improves on his morning time. Irvine aborts his run!

25 min: Ralf Schumacher takes second with a 1:11.675 and that is faster than his morning time. Olivier Panis aborts his run!

24 min: David Coulthard moves into second with a time of 1:11.900 just a fraction faster than his best this morning. Now many drivers are on the track!

23 min: Juan Pablo Montoya takes provisional pole with a time of 1:11.414. Half a second faster than his morning time. Coulthard on the track.

22 min: Allan McNish takes second with a time of 1:13.004. That is fastest than his morning time. Montoya on his flying lap.

22 min: Raikkonen who crashed his car at the end of the second practice session will qualify in the spare car.

21 min: Jacques Villeneuve sets a time of 1:12.803. That is slightly slower than his best time this morning. Montoya on the track!

20 min: Villeneuve starts his first flying lap of the session.

19 min: Allan McNish follows.

19 min: Jacques Villeneuve is the first driver to come out. Expect a whole stream of cars to follow now!

18 min: Still no cars on the track!. The drivers are going to have major traffic problems as they all try to do 12 laps in the remaining time.

15 min: Frentzen who is replacing Massa seems to be adapting well to the car as he set times comparable to those of his team-mate Nick Heidfeld.

12 min: Behind the 2 Ferraris, the field has been very close. This will produce some surprise results for the grid for tomorrow's race. Even Webber in the Minardi could qualify higher than his expected 19th place!

7 min: No cars out yet.

3 min: No one out yet and they aren't expected until 15 minutes or so as the weather isn't expected to change during the session.

1 min: Track temperature is up to 33 degrees. This will give the Michelin runners a few extra tenths.

Session underway .... as usual, there are no cars on the track

Behind the 2 Ferraris, McLaren and Williams will be fighting for the next 4 places on the grid. Eddie Irvine in the Jaguar could prove to be a spoiler though. Session starting in 2 minutes.

Ferrari have dominated the practice sessions this weekend with Michael Schumacher setting the fastest times in every session. It will be nearly impossible for any other non-Ferrari driver to get close in qualifying. Session starting in 5 minutes.

Session starting at 1:00 PM local time. It is sunny with an air temperature of 21 degrees.

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