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Last Updated: Sunday, 24 April, 2005, 08:01 GMT 09:01 UK
Final qualifying as it happened
Final positions:

1 K Raikkonen (McLaren) 2:42.880

2 F Alonso (Renault) 2:43.441

3 J Button (BAR) 2:44.105

4 M Webber (Williams) 2:44.511

5 J Trulli (Toyota) 2:44.518

6 T Sato (BAR) 2:44.658

7 A Wurz (McLaren) 2:44.689

8 F Massa (Sauber) 2:44.930

9 N Heidfeld (Williams) 2:45.196

10 R Barrichello (Ferrari) 2:45.243

11 R Schumacher (Toyota) 2:45.416

12 J Villeneuve (Sauber) 2:46.259

13 G Fisichella (Renault) 2:46.710

14 M Schumacher (Ferrari) 2:47.244

15 D Coulthard (Red Bull) 2:48.070

16 V Liuzzi (Red Bull) 2:48.155

17 N Karthikeyan (Jordan) 2:52.099

18 T Monteiro (Jordan) 2:54.252

19 P Friesacher (Minardi) 2:57.048

20 C Albers (Minardi) accident


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0949: A quite brilliant lap by Raikkonen seals pole by nearly 0.6secs.

0947: Alonso does a stupendous lap to go fastest by 0.5secs with only Raikkonen to go.

0945: Michael Schumacher makes a massive error - he runs wide into the gravel at Rivazza and slots into 12th place.

0943: Webber fails to beat Button, and drops behind him by more than 0.4secs.

0941: Button goes fastest by more than 0.4secs after setting the fastest lap of the morning.

0936: Trulli goes fastest - but his Sunday lap is actually slower than Sato's.

0935: Massa, who will be penalised 10 grid places for an engine change, goes third fastest behind Sato and Wurz.

0933: Wurz also slips behind Sato, but holds on ahead of Heidfeld for second for the time being.

0931: Heidfeld fails to beat Sato, and slots into second place.

0929: Sato puts in an impressive lap to beat Barrichello by more than 0.5secs.

0924: Barrichello, on harder tyres than team-mate Michael Schumacher, sneaks ahead of Ralf Schumacher by 0.1secs.

0922: Ralf Schumacher slots into top spot, nearly a second ahead of Villeneuve.

0920: Villenueve, under pressure to perform this weekend, puts in an impressive lap to beat Fisichella's Renault by 0.7secs and go fastest.

0918: Coulthard loses a place to Fisichella and slots into second, less than 0.1secs ahead of team-mate Liuzzi.

0916: Fisichella moves into pole position by less than two seconds, trying to make up for his poor lap on Saturday.

0911: Liuzzi goes fastest by 1.3secs in the Red Bull.

0909: Karthikeyan goes fastest, beating Jordan team-mate Monteiro by 1.9secs.

0904: Albers is up on his team-mate on the intermediate times but has a big moment at the Variante Alta chicane, braking too late, losing the back of the car and spearing into the wall.

0900: There has been some overnight rain but the track is drying quickly as Freisacher, the slowest man on Saturday, is the first man out in the Minardi on dry tyres.

There promises to be a tight battle for pole position on Sunday morning with McLaren driver Kimi Raikkonen only 0.003 seconds ahead of world championship leader Fernando Alonso's Renault after first qualifying.

Michael Schumacher is also in the reckoning on Ferrari's home track after setting third fastest time, 0.374secs behind Raikkonen.

But the world champion will also have to watch out for Williams driver Mark Webber and BAR's Jenson Button, who are 0.2secs behind him.

Button produced his best qualifying performance of a so-far disappointing year on Saturday.

Grid positions are decided by adding together times from the two sessions.


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