The Ferrari driver scores his first position of the season at Albert Park in Melbourne but risks a penalty from the direction of the race.
Exceptional performance in the last second Charles Leclerc scores first of the Australian Grand Prix, beating Max Verstappen by 286 milliseconds The Ferrari driver is currently under investigation over a very slow comeback cycle through the same qualifications. Sergio Perez will start from the second row with the other Red Bull and Lando Norris, the fourth in brilliance with McLaren. mercedes Lewis Hamilton and George Russell While the red flag caused by Fernando Alonso’s departure from the track prevents Carlos Sainz from performing better than the ninth performance.
At the end of a qualifying session, the pink flag was cut twice. Leclerc and Ferrari prints in Albert Park in Melbourne A bullish position makes Sakhir’s season debut and who “deserves” a mortgage on winning the Australian Grand Prix. In the time-critical attack, Monaco found the necessary thousandth (286) To leave behind Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez (+0.372). However, investigation is still pending regarding the column’s author to complete a very slow pass in the final qualifying stage.
The Red Bull team intends to succeed in their #16 Ferrari, being able to devise a diversified strategy for the time being. In fact, Leclerc will in some sense only be up front, given that his teammate Carlos Sainz couldn’t do better than the ninth performance. The Spaniard, fired at the start of Q3 on a pole lap, was stopped right at the finish line by a red flag, caused by Fernando Alonso’s departure from the track, after being betrayed by an Alpine change. In the final seven minutes of the rush, Sainz was unable to repeat himself, making a mistake that cost him a lot in terms of racing but perhaps then, given Leclerc’s prestige condition.
From the second grade, Lando Norris will start The McLaren that seems to have found itself in Melbourne: In his first Q3 of the season, the British driver joins Perez behind wrestlers Leclerc and Verstappen, while Daniel Ricciardo shares fourth grade with Esteban Ocon. To separate my two McLarens, for four Mercedes power units, there are the silver arrows Lewis Hamilton and George Russell. In the final, the seven-time world champion beat his teammate by 99 per thousand. The above completes the top ten Sainz and Alonso, for an all-Spanish fifth grade in the name of…disappointment.
After the exploits of Sakhir and Jeddah, Valtteri Bottas takes a step backauthor of the 12th performance with Alfa Romeo as his teammate grows up Guanyu Zhou. ahead of the Chinese rookie Mick Schumacher (Comes back after losing a grandmother) Who finally comes out…from Kevin Magnussen’s shadow. Disastrous qualifications for Aston Martin: Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll both hit the block in the third free training session. The red flag that was displayed for the incident between Canadian Stroll (three times penalty on the net) and his compatriot Nicholas Latifi Vettel’s mechanic is allowed to take part in qualifying at the last minute, but without them being able to beat the cut. It’s been a terrible weekend so far for Aston Martin, and an absolute disappointment in the first part of the season, especially since McLaren has now managed to take a first qualitative leap.