Sainz puts Ferrari on pole for British GP

Wet and changing conditions always adds drama to any Formula 1 session and especially qualifying. The British Grand Prix living up to its reputation of throwing a little bit of every weather condition at a race weekend.

With the rain waning and the track drying, Q3 was a case of every single lap was quicker than the previous and this meant that all the drivers were pushing he entire session. Each driver was trading the quickest lap but it was the battle between Red Bull and Ferrari that was consistently fighting at the top taking provisional pole with each successive lap.

In the end, it was Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz who led Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc to the top three for the start of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix. It is Carlos’s very first pole position in Formula 1.

Qualifying Results:

1Carlos Sainz Jr.Ferrari1m40.19s1m41.602s1m40.983s
2Max VerstappenRed Bull1m39.129s1m40.655s1m41.055s
3Charles LeclercFerrari1m39.846s1m41.247s1m41.298s
4Sergio PérezRed Bull1m40.521s1m42.513s1m41.616s
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes1m40.428s1m41.062s1m41.995s
6Lando NorrisMcLaren-Mercedes1m41.515s1m41.821s1m42.084s
7Fernando AlonsoAlpine-Renault1m41.598s1m42.209s1m42.116s
8George RussellMercedes1m40.028s1m41.725s1m42.161s
9Guanyu ZhouAlfa Romeo-Ferrari1m40.791s1m42.64s1m42.719s
10Nicholas LatifiWilliams-Mercedes1m41.998s1m43.273s2m03.095s
11Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri-Red Bull1m41.68s1m43.702s
12Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo-Ferrari1m41.396s1m44.232s
13Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri-Red Bull1m41.893s1m44.311s
14Daniel RicciardoMcLaren-Mercedes1m41.933s1m44.355s
15Esteban OconAlpine-Renault1m41.73s1m45.19s
16Alex AlbonWilliams-Mercedes1m42.078s
17Kevin MagnussenHaas-Ferrari1m42.159s
18Sebastian VettelAston Martin-Mercedes1m42.666s
19Mick SchumacherHaas-Ferrari1m42.708s
20Lance StrollAston Martin-Mercedes1m43.43s
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