Leclerc takes pole and is escorted by Pérez and Verstappen – Qualifying Report – Azerbaijan GP

Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc won the Azerbaijan GP classification, achieving his fourth consecutive pole position, the sixth of the season.

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With a time of 1:41.359, the Ferrari driver edged his main containers, Red Bull’s Sergio Pérez and Max Verstappen, who showed a strong level of competitiveness, especially in race pace during free practice.

By securing second place, ‘Checo’ Pérez confirms his potential with the car and once again surpasses his team-mate, Max Verstappen. The Mexican has complained about not having a draft, a situation that gives him even more value on his return.

After them finished Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz. The Spaniard showed some signs of improvement, although once again he was overtaken by his rivals.

In fifth place was Mercedes’ George Russell, ratifying his potential within the team. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton was seventh. He was called out by stewards after running unnecessarily slow. In the end, he received no penalty.

In the middle of the Mercedes finished AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly, while just behind the “Silver Arrows” was his teammate Yuki Tsunoda in eighth place.

The top 10 was completed by Sebastian Vettel of Aston Martin and Spaniard Fernando Alonso of Alpine. In the case of the German, he had a little scare when he hit turn 5 slightly. As for the Spaniard, he had a track excursion in Q1 in the final part.

McLaren drivers Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo were eliminated in Q2. The same fate befell Alpine’s Esteban Ocon and the Alfa Romeos of Guanyu Zhou and Valtteri Bottas.

Finally, in Q1, the Haas of Kevin Magnussen and Mick Schumacher were left out, as were the Williams of Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi, and the Aston Martin of Lance Stroll. The Canadian driver had a collision at turn 2 and raised a red flag with 2:30 left in the session.

Tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. the Azerbaijan Grand Prix race will start with LIVE stream.

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Here are the results of the session:

Qualifying – Azerbaijan GP

pos. Pilot crew born Time difference Session Event
1 C. Leclerc Ferrari mon 1:41 359 -.— Q3
of them S. Perez Red Bull MEX 1:41 641 +0.282 Q3
3 Mr. Verstappen Red Bull NLD 1:41 706 +0.347 Q3
4 C. Sainz Ferrari ESP 1:41 814 +0.455 Q3
5 G. Russell mercedes UK 1:42 712 +1,353 Q3
6 P.Gasly Alpha Tauri ENG 1:42 845 +1,486 Q3
seven L. Hamilton mercedes UK 1:42,924 +1,565 Q3
8 Y.Tsunoda Alpha Tauri JAP 1:43,056 +1,697 Q3
9 S. Vettel Aston Martin ALE 1:43,091 +1,732 Q3
ten F.Alonso Alpine ESP 1:43 173 +1 814 Q3
Eleven L.Norris McLaren UK 1:43 398 +2,039 Q2
12 Dr Ricciardo McLaren AU 1:43 574 +2,215 Q2
13 E.Ocon Alpine ENG 1:43,585 +2,226 Q2
14 G.Zhou Alfa Romeo RCS 1:43 790 +2,431 Q2
fifteen V. Bottas Alfa Romeo TO END 1:44 444 +3,085 Q2
16 K. Magnussen Hass DIN 1:44 643 +3,284 Q1
17 A. Albon williams TAI 1:44 719 +3,360 Q1
18 N. Lafiti williams DOG 1:45 367 +4,008 Q1
19 L.Walk Aston Martin DOG 1:45 371 +4,012 Q1
twenty Mr Schumacher Hass ALE 1:45 775 +4,416 Q1

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