Fernando ALONSO
5th pole position for Fernando ALONSO
39th pole position for Renault as constructor
143th pole position for Renault as engine builder

Average : 214.216 km/h
1. F.ALONSO
Renault
3'01''902

3. J.TRULLI
Toyota
3'02''660

4. N.HEIDFELD
Williams BMW
3'03''217
5. M.WEBBER
Williams BMW
3'03''262

6. R.SCHUMACHER
Toyota
3'03''271


10. G.FISICHELLA
Renault
3'03''765
11. J.BUTTON
BAR Honda
3'04''348

12. F.MASSA
Sauber Petronas
3'05''202
13. T.SATO
BAR Honda
3'05''563


16. T.MONTEIRO
Jordan Toyota
3'09''428


C. Albers (20th) and P. Friesacher (19th) were demoted 10 places for engine changes.
R. Barrichello (15th) was demoted to the back of the grid for an engine change under closed park conditions.
C. Klien did not take the start following a problem on the formation lap.