Schumacher leads over Montoya

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Italy, Autodromo Nazionale di Monzait

In the most exciting qualifying session of the season, Michael Schumacher took up the challenge and set a wonderful pole position. Juan Pablo Montoya was leading in sectors one and two, but lost a tenth in the parabolica. He will therefore have to start tomorrow on the dirty side of the track.Ferrari team-mate Barrichello, Raikkonen and Ralf stand-in Gene complete the top-five of the grid for tomorrow's race.

1. 1 M.SCHUMACHER Ferrari B 1'20"963 257.584 Km/h 3 2. 3 MONTOYA Williams BMW M 1'21"014 + 0'00"051 3 3. 2 BARRICHELLO Ferrari B 1'21"242 + 0'00"279 3 4. 6 RAIKKONEN McLaren Mercedes M 1'21"466 + 0'00"503 3 5. 4 GENE Williams BMW M 1'21"834 + 0'00"871 3 6. 7 TRULLI Renault M 1'21"944 + 0'00"981 3 7. 17 BUTTON BAR Honda B 1'22"301 + 0'01"338 3 8. 5 COULTHARD McLaren Mercedes M 1'22"471 + 0'01"508 3 9. 20 PANIS Toyota M 1'22"488 + 0'01"525 3 10. 16 VILLENEUVE BAR Honda B 1'22"717 + 0'01"754 3 11. 14 WEBBER Jaguar Cosworth M 1'22"754 + 0'01"791 3 12. 21 DA MATTA Toyota M 1'22"914 + 0'01"951 3 13. 11 FISICHELLA Jordan Ford B 1'22"992 + 0'02"029 3 14. 10 FRENTZEN Sauber Petronas B 1'23"216 + 0'02"253 3 15. 15 WILSON Jaguar Cosworth M 1'23"484 + 0'02"521 3 16. 9 HEIDFELD Sauber Petronas B 1'23"803 + 0'02"840 3 17. 19 VERSTAPPEN Minardi Cosworth B 1'25"078 + 0'04"115 3 18. 36 BAUMGARTNER Jordan Ford B 1'25"881 + 0'04"918 3 19. 18 KIESA Minardi Cosworth B 1'26"778 + 0'05"815 3 20. 8 ALONSO Renault M 1'40"405 + 0'19"442 3