1. Lewis HamiltonBritainMcLaren-Mercedes1m 46.362s
2. Pastor MaldonadoVenezuelaWilliams-Renault1m 46.804s
3. Sebastian VettelGermanyRed Bull-Renault1m 46.905s
4. Jenson ButtonBritainMcLaren-Mercedes1m 46.939s
5. Fernando AlonsoSpainFerrari-Ferrari1m 47.216s
6. Paul di RestaBritainForce India-Mercedes1m 47.241s
7. Mark WebberAustraliaRed Bull-Renault1m 47.475s
8. Romain GrosjeanFranceLotus-Renault1m 47.788s
9. Michael SchumacherGermanyMercedes-Mercedesno time Q3
10. Nico RosbergGermanyMercedes-Mercedesno time Q3

11. Nico HulkenbergGermanyForce India-Mercedes1m 47.975s
12. Kimi RaikkonenFinlandLotus-Renault1m 48.261s
13. Felipe MassaBrazilFerrari-Ferrari1m 48.344s
14. Sergio PerezMexicoSauber-Ferrari1m 48.505s
15. Daniel RicciardoAustraliaToro Rosso-Ferrari1m 48.774s
16. Jean-Eric VergneFranceToro Rosso-Ferrari1m 48.849s
17. Bruno SennaBrazilWilliams-Renaultno time Q2*

18. Kamui KobayashiJapanSauber-Ferrari1m 49.933s
19. Vitaly PetrovRussiaCaterham-Renault1m 50.846s
20. Heikki KovalainenFinlandCaterham-Renault1m 51.137s
21. Timo GlockGermanyMarussia -Cosworth1m 51.370s
22. Charles PicFranceMarussia -Cosworth1m 51.762s
23. Narain KarthikeyanIndiaHRT-Cosworth1m 52.372s
24. Pedro de la RosaSpainHRT-Cosworth1m 53.355s*

107 per cent time: 1m 55.226s

all times unofficial

* denotes driver due to take five-place penalty