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Australian continues leading form with last-gasp lap

Last week's Spanish Grand Prix winner Mark Webber will start the Monaco Grand Prix from pole, after snatching the fastest time in the dying moments of qualifying.

The result means Red Bull remains unbeaten in qualifying in 2010 - but Webber had to dig deep to fend off a huge challenge from Renault's Robert Kubica.

Kubica looked like a strong favourite for a shock pole after continuing his fine practice form, and remains a contender for victory after sealing a front-row start.

Sebastian Vettel took third in the second Red Bull, Felipe Massa, who was Ferrari's only representative in the session following the practice crash that left Fernando Alonso on the sidelines with a damaged chassis.

McLaren had a disappointing session, with Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button back in fifth and eighth, split by the Mercedes. Nico Rosberg beat Michael Schumacher.

Monaco F1 qualifying times

1. Webber (Red Bull-Renault) 1:13.8262. Kubica (Renault) 1:14.1203. Vettel (Red Bull-Renault) 1:14.2274. Massa (Ferrari) 1:14.2835. Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes) 1:14.4326. Rosberg (Mercedes) 1:14.5447. Schumacher (Mercedes) 1:14.5908. Button (McLaren-Mercedes) 1:14.6379. Barrichello (Williams-Cosworth) 1:14.90110. Liuzzi (Force India-Mercedes) 1:15.170


11. Hulkenberg (Williams-Cosworth) 1:15.31712. Sutil (Force India-Mercedes) 1:15.31813. Buemi (Toro Rosso-Ferrari) 1:15.41314. Petrov (Renault) 1:15.57615. de la Rosa (Sauber-Ferrari) 1:15.69216. Kobayashi (Sauber-Ferrari) 1:15.99217. Alguersuari (Toro Rosso-Ferrari)1:16.176


18. Kovalainen (Lotus-Cosworth) 1:17.09419. Trulli (Lotus-Cosworth) 1:17.13420. Glock (Virgin-Cosworth) 1:17.37721. di Grassi (Virgin-Cosworth) 1:17.86422. Senna (HRT-Cosworth) 1:18.50923. Chandhok (HRT-Cosworth) 1:19.55924. Alonso (Ferrari) No time

All timing unofficial

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golfman 16 May 2010

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Uncle Mellow 16 May 2010

Re: Webber takes Monaco pole

FriendlyFisherman wrote:
Can someone start a thread about Eastenders so I can moan about not like it please.

You're in good company there.

FriendlyFisherman 16 May 2010

Re: Webber takes Monaco pole

golfman wrote:

You think that was "crushing" his team-mate?!?!? If Rosberg hadn't of been held up by Webber then he would have come out of the pits sooner - in front of the old man!