Verstappen pole, Alonso 2nd (starting grid)

Max Verstappen takes pole position ahead of Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz. Summary and standings of the qualifying session of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2022.

Max Verstappen managed to tame the changing conditions of the qualifying session, to glean the Canadian Grand Prix pole position. The reigning world champion has managed to display a rhythm that no one else has managed to follow. Fernando Alonso advanced to second place.

The Spaniard confirms theexcellent form of the Alpine on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and that you always have to rely on him, even at 40. carlos sainz fails in his last attempt. He was the only representative who could compete with Max Verstappen in Q3. Unfortunately, the driver Ferrari magnifying glass but securing the 3rd place on the starting grid.

george russell tried the bet on slick tireswhich turned out to be non-paying. The Mercedes driver fails to do better than 8th. He is preceded by Lewis Hamiltonwho realizes his best qualifying result this season: 4th. Behind, Esteban Ocon failed to exploit the full potential of his Alpine. The French will fly from the 7th position.

The biggest disappointment is signed Pierre Gasly (P15). The Norman was the victim of a brake problem. He was unable to hoist his Alpha Tauri out of Q1. The session was marked by the exit from the runway Sergio Perez. The Mexican shot straight into turn 3, before getting stuck in the protective barriers. This incident provoked the intervention of the only red flag of the day.

As a reminder, Charles Leclerc will fly from the back of the starting grid. The Monegasque has changed almost all of his power unit. He receives a multitude of penalties.

The departure of Canadian Grand Prix will be given on Sunday, June 19 at 8 p.m. You can follow the race in full from our live text, below:

Ranking :

  1. Max Verstappen – Red Bull
  2. Fernando Alonso – Alpine
  3. Carlos Sainz-Ferrari
  4. Lewis Hamilton-Mercedes
  5. Kevin Magnussen–Haas
  6. Mick Schumacher-Haas
  7. Esteban Ocon – Alpine
  8. George Russell-Mercedes
  9. Daniel Ricciardo – McLaren
  10. Zhou Guanyu-Alfa Romeo
  11. Valtteri Bottas – Alfa Romeo
  12. Alex Albon-Williams
  13. Sergio Perez – Red Bull
  14. Lando Norris–McLaren
  15. Pierre Gasly – Alpha Tauri
  16. Sebastian Vettel-Aston Martin
  17. Lance Stroll-Aston Martin
  18. Nicholas Latifi-Williams
  19. Charles Leclerc-Ferrari
  20. Yuki Tsunoda – Alpha Tauri

Photo: Icon Sports

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