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All Ferrari front row for 2006 Japanese Grand Prix

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa and his teammate Michael Schumacher won the front row on the FIA Formula-1 2006 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix on the Suzuka International Racing Course. On the dying minutes of the qualification Massa suddenly overtook the seven times world champion thus winning the pole for the red team.

Ralf Schumacher's Toyota amazed Japanese fans, showed third result, followed by the other Toyota of Jarno Trulli. Renault drivers Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisicella classified after him.

Not a bad result for another Japanese team - Honda drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello on the fourth line of the grid.

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  • FIA Formula-1 2006 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix qualification, live TV broadcast, 07.10.2006 14:00 UTC
  • Massa beats Michael to Japan pole, Formula1.com Press Release, October 7, 2006