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Rain chaos disrupts Australian GP qualifying

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Race officials postponed the final two sessions of qualifying at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix until Sunday's race day after heavy rain led to treacherous track conditions. 

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland powers ahead of the pack during the wet Q1 qualifying session for the Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 16, 2013. Rain has forced the postponement of the final two qualifying sessions in the Australian Grand Prix until Sunday's race day.

Only the first session was finished at the sodden Albert Park street circuit in Melbourne with the start of the second session delayed twice before officials abandoned attempts to complete qualifying for grid positions.

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