Leclerc achieves pole in a single attempt; Alonso disaster at home

Leclerc achieves pole in a single attempt;  Alonso disaster at home

charles leclerc He will start from pole for the fourth time this season, after a difficult qualifying in which he had to do his good lap in a single attempt. Max Verstappen He starts 2nd, with engine problems in Q3, and Carlos Sainz will do 3rd.

much further behind Fernando Alonso: did not pass the 17th place.

Q1: Alonso, KO in Q1

The thousands of fans of Fernando Alonso who took over the stands were totally disappointed at the first change. The Asturian driver was unable to set a time worthy of Q2, which, together with the suffering of Stephen Ocon confirmed a reality: the Alpine A522 is a minor and undrivable car.

The Spaniard was seen in traffic when he had to do his good lap, right at the end, and specifically behind the McLaren. Although the situation was investigated, since both were in a preparation lap, there was no sanction of any kind.

The fastest were the Ferraris, as expected, with Charles Leclerc slightly better than Carlos Sainz. Those eliminated were Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, Lance Stroll, Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi.

Table of times Q1 Spanish Grand Prix

Q2: Verstappen sends a warning

After seeing charles leclerc at the forefront in all the batches disputed, the presence of Max Verstappen in the first position of the Q2 time table. The world champion surpassed in two tenths a Carlos Sainz that he had no options although he did leave something.

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With Leclerc not attempting a good lap, the surprise was seeing the two Haas qualify for Q3. So much Kevin Magnussen What Mike Schumacher they crossed to the final batch, something they did not achieve Lando Norris, Esteban Ocon, Yuki Tsunoda, Pierre Gasly Y Guanyu Zhou.

Table of times Q2 Spanish Grand Prix

Q3

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Table of times Q3 Spanish Grand Prix

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