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Barrichello on pole for Brazilian GP

Rubens Barrichello nabs pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix after a marathon 2.5 hour+ qualifying session.
Rubens Barrichello will lead the field away on Sunday after securing pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

Barrichello topped the times with a 1 minute 19.576 second lap, fractionally ahead of Mark Webber, after a marathon qualifying session which went on for over 2.5 hours due to weather delays.

Adrian Sutil meanwhile was third for Force India followed by Toyota's Jarno Trulli and Ferrari #1 Kimi Raikkonen.

Sebastien Buemi took sixth for Toro Rosso, with Nico Rosberg seventh and Robert Kubica eighth.

Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso rounded out the top ten.

Current championship leader Jenson Button will start 14th.

Full report and qualifying times to follow...

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Vickster1984 - Unregistered

October 17, 2009 9:01 PM

Well done Rubens!!!! Great qualifying lap. I think Jenson will get jumped by vettel and Hamilton tomorrow. If it goes to abu dahbi my money is on Rubens. Tomorrow should be a great race :0)

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