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Formula 1: 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying results, TV schedule

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Fighting fits of rain that left puddles on the track at certain periods, British driver Lewis Hamilton of the Mercedes Formula 1 racing team took his second pole position of the season in qualifying for the 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix. According to Formula 1, Hamilton qualified in Q3 with a best time of 1m 59.431s, in the end besting his second closest competitor, four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull whose time was 1m 59.486s.

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This is the 33rd pole position for Hamilton, the 2008 world champion, now tying him with Jim Clark as Britain's highest qualifier in the sport.

After a three-spot penalty given to Valtteri Bottas of Williams for impeding Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull in Q2, the starting grid, in rows, for Sunday's race at Sepang International Circuit shaped up this way, according to Formula 1:

Hamilton, Vettel

Rosberg, Alonso

Ricciardo, Raikkonen

Hulkenberg, Magnussen

Vergne, Button

Kvyat, Gutierrez

Massa, Perez

Grosjean, Maldonado

Sutil, Bottas

Bianchi, Kobayashi

Chilton, Ericsson

Americans wishing to watch the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix can choose from the following times to view it on the NBC Sports Network, according to the channel:

Sunday, March 30, 2014:

2:00 a.m. Eastern -- Qualifying, NBCSN -- Re-broadcast

*4:00 a.m. Eastern -- Malaysian Grand Prix, RACE -- NBCSN -- LIVE

3:00 p.m. Eastern -- Malaysian Grand Prix, Race -- NBCSN -- Re-broadcast

Going into the Malaysian Grand Prix, the second race of the 2014 season, Nico Rosberg leads the drivers' championship with 25 points, and McLaren leads the constructors' championship with 33.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Connie Ann Kirk, Ph.D. has been credentialed by the FIA to write about Formula 1. She is writing a book about racers and racing. Check out her blog at Motor Sport Muse.



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