For the second time this season, Ferrari made a mess of things on a Saturday as Kimi Raikkonen became the biggest victim of first qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.
As had been the case with Felipe Massa in Malaysia, the team appeared to think Raikkonen was safe in making his way through to Q2 but as others went quicker in the dying seconds of the 20 minutes, the Finn plummeted down the order and will start from 16th on the grid.
Showing just how much of a mess Ferrari had made of things, Felipe Massa posted the quickest time.
Raikkonen wasn't the only big name to fall early, with Heikki Kovalainen also failing to make it through and only managing the 18th quickest time – with Sebastien Bourdais splitting the pair on the grid. Adrian Sutil and Giancarlo Fisichella start at the back for Force India.
Amongst those lucky to make it through Q1 were Nick Heidfeld, who lost time in the morning practice after going off into the barriers, and Jarno Trulli – who looked like being knocked out at the first hurdle before his final flying lap pushed him up to 15th and ensured he just missed the drop zone.