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Qualifying - Notes

Mondello Park - Qualifying Notes
- Carl Breeze makes it out after morning gearbox problems.
- Neal first to go on to flying lap, followed closely by Reid.
- Reid the quicker of the two, lapping in 1:46.68.
- Reid goes quicker – 1:46.564.
- Muller goes fastest – 1:46.424 – carrying maximum success ballast.
- Turkington goes third.
- Shaun Watson-Smith goes fifth (0.644 off Muller).
- Plato puts his Seat in provisional third spot.
- Neal, Reid & Muller pit after nine minutes of the session.
- After ten minutes: Muller, Reid, Plato, Turkington, Neal, Watson-Smith, Hines, Thompson, Chilton, Huff.
- New Dunlop tyres on the front for Thompson, Muller and Neal.
- WSR work on the rear of Reid’s MG.
- Pitlane busy as session approaches halfway mark.
- Plato capitalizes on limited running in the morning sessions, putting four new tyres on to his Seat.
- Turkington goes third.
- Proton changing set-up at rear of Watson-Smith’s car.
- Gavin Smith 12th and Stefan Hodgetts 14th.
- Both Seats out of pitlane at same time.
- After twenty minutes: Muller (1:46.424), Reid, Turkington, Plato, Neal, Watson-Smith, Hines, Thompson, Chilton, Eaves.
- Luke Hines suffering a sump problem, having dropped oil.
- Thompson goes up to fourth from eighth.
- With four minutes remaining, most drivers out for a final run.
- Collard improves his best for second lap in a row, but remains 16th.
- Quick tyre change for Thompson, to go out with three minutes remaining.
- Reid improves his time, now just 0.049secs behind Muller.
- Chequered flag.
- No further improvements and Yvan Muller takes pole position for round 13. The single point for pole position moves Muller in to the lead of the championship.
- Qualifying for round 13: Muller (1:46.424), Reid, Turkington, Thompson, Plato, Neal, Watson-Smith, Hines, Chilton, Eaves, Huff, Smith, Kaye, Hodgetts, Bentwood, Collard, Breeze, Hughes, Hairuman.

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