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Raikkonen puts Ferrari on pole

September 15, 2007 19:31 IST

Kimi Raikkonen [Images] took pole position on an all-Ferrari front row for the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Finn, winner of the previous two Belgian Grands Prix with McLaren and taking his 13th career pole and third of the season, lapped in 1:45.994, with Brazilian team mate Felipe Massa [Images] second fastest.

McLaren's Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton [Images] qualified fourth and starts alongside his Spanish team mate Fernando Alonso [Images] on the second row.

Hamilton leads double world champion Alonso by three points with four races remaining. Raikkonen is third overall, 18 points adrift of the 22-year-old British rookie.

Provisional qualifying result from the Belgian Grand Prix:
1. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari [Images] 1 min 45.994 secs
2. Felipe Massa (Brazil [Images]) Ferrari 1:46.011
3. Fernando Alonso (Spain) McLaren 1:46.091
4. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) McLaren 1:46.406
5. Robert Kubica (Poland) BMW [Images] Sauber 1:46.996
6. Nico Rosberg (Germany [Images]) Williams - Toyota 1:47.334
7. Nick Heidfeld (Germany) BMW Sauber 1:47.409
8. Mark Webber (Australia) RedBull - Renault 1:47.524
9. Jarno Trulli (Italy [Images]) Toyota 1:47.798
10. Heikki Kovalainen (Finland) Renault 1:48.505
11. Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy) Renault 1:46.603
12. Ralf Schumacher (Germany) Toyota 1:46.618
13. David Coulthard (Britain) RedBull - Renault 1:46.800
14. Jenson Button [Images] (Britain) Honda 1:46.955
15. Vitantonio Liuzzi (Italy) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 1:47.115
16. Alexander Wurz (Austria) Williams - Toyota 1:47.394
17. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 1:47.581
18. Rubens Barrichello (Brazil) Honda 1:47.954
19. Takuma Sato (Japan [Images]) Super Aguri - Honda 1:47.980
20. Adrian Sutil (Germany) Spyker - Ferrari 1:48.044
21. Anthony Davidson (Britain) Super Aguri - Honda 1:48.199
22. Sakon Yamamoto (Japan) Spyker - Ferrari 1:49.577

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