Hamilton's second pole of the year was McLaren's first at Kuala Lumpur, and to add to the Woking team's happiness, it was made another one-two in qualifying with Jenson Button lining up on the front row alongside Hamilton. One of the big stars of qualifying though was Michael Schumacher, who put the pacy Mercedes into third on the grid, his first top three finish in qualifying since his comeback in 2010.
|Vergne was elminiated in Q1|
|Massa's poor form continued with twelfth|
|Vettel could be a big challenge for McLaren tomorrow|
A brilliant session once again, and it promises to be an enthralling race tomorrow. At least three teams will fancy a shot at victory in the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix.