1. Fernando AlonsoSpainFerrari-Ferrari1m 21.962s
2. Jenson ButtonBritainMcLaren-Mercedes1m 22.084s
3. Felipe MassaBrazilFerrari-Ferrari1m 22.293s
4. Mark WebberAustraliaRed Bull-Renault1m 22.433s
5. Lewis HamiltonBritainMcLaren-Mercedes1m 22.623s
6. Sebastian VettelGermanyRed Bull-Renault1m 22.675s
7. Nico RosbergGermanyMercedes-Mercedes1m 23.027s
8. Nico HulkenbergGermanyWilliams-Cosworth1m 23.037s
9. Robert KubicaPolandRenault-Renault1m 23.039s
10. Rubens BarrichelloBrazilWilliams-Cosworth1m 23.328s

11. Adrian SutilGermanyForce India-Mercedes1m 23.199s
12. Michael SchumacherGermanyMercedes-Mercedes1m 23.388s
13. Kamui KobayashiJapanBMW Sauber-Ferrari1m 23.659s
14. Sebastien BuemiSwitzerlandToro Rosso-Ferrari1m 23.681s
15. Vitaly PetrovRussiaRenault-Renault1m 23.819s**
16. Jaime AlguersuariSpainToro Rosso-Ferrari1m 23.919s
17. Pedro de la RosaSpainBMW Sauber-Ferrari1m 24.044s

18. Jarno TrulliItalyLotus-Cosworth1m 25.540s
19. Heikki KovalainenFinlandLotus-Cosworth1m 25.742s
20. Vitantonio LiuzziItalyForce India-Mercedes1m 25.774s
21. Timo GlockGermanyVirgin-Cosworth1m 25.934s*
22. Lucas di GrassiBrazilVirgin-Cosworth1m 25.974s
23. Bruno SennaBrazilHRT-Cosworth1m 26.847s
24. Sakon YamamotoJapanHRT-Cosworth1m 27.020s

all times unofficial

* denotes driver due to take five-place penalty (gearbox change); ** denotes driver due to take five-place penalty for impeding another competitor.