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Pre-race weights & provisional grid 17 Oct 2009

Fernando Alonso (ESP) Renault R29.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 16, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, 17 October 2009 Adrian Sutil (GER) Force India F1 VJM02.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 16, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, 17 October 2009 Jenson Button (GBR) Brawn Grand Prix BGP 001.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 16, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, 17 October 2009 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4/24.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 16, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, 17 October 2009

For the 2009 season, the FIA are making public the weights of all cars ahead of the race start to help give an idea of relative fuel loads. The cars that made Q3 are weighed after qualifying, while the weights of the remaining cars must be declared by their teams shortly after the session.

Below is the provisional grid for the Brazilian Grand Prix with each car's weight. Below is the provisional grid for the Brazilian Grand Prix with each car's weight. Note - Force India’s Vitantonio Liuzzi drops from 15th to 20th after a gearbox change on his car. The final grid will be published as usual by the FIA on Sunday.

1. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn GP, 650.5kg
2. Mark Webber, Red Bull, 656
3. Adrian Sutil, Force India, 656.5
4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota, 658.5
5. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 651.5
6. Sebastien Buemi, Toro Rosso, 659
7. Nico Rosberg, Williams, 657
8. Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber, 656
9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams, 664
10. Fernando Alonso, Renault, 652
11. Kamui Kobayashi, Toyota, 671.6
12. Jaime Alguersuari, Toro Rosso, 671.5
13. Romain Grosjean, Renault, 677.2
14. Jenson Button, Brawn GP, 672
15. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 683.5
16. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren, 656.5
17. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, 661
18. Nick Heidfeld, BMW Sauber, 650.5
19. Giancarlo Fisichella, Ferrari, 683.5
20. Vitantonio Liuzzi, Force India, 680