F1 2022: Max Verstappen grabs pole in Mexico Metropolis GP forward of Russell and Hamilton

Whereas Lewis Hamilton led Q1 in addition to Q2, it was Verstappen who went the quickest in Q3, sealing a pole place on the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix forward of Mercedes drivers Russell and Hamilton in second and third respectively. A win on the Mexico Metropolis GP would see Verstappen cement a brand new document of the very best variety of wins in a Formulation 1 season.
Let’s check out how the qualifying of the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix went down on the 4.304 km lengthy Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit –
2022 Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix Qualifying 1
As talked about earlier, Lewis Hamilton was the quickest within the first qualifying, 0.053s quicker than Max Verstappen‘s Purple Bull. Charles Leclerc ended up third forward of Valtteri Bottas, whereas Carlos Sainz settled for fifth. Mick Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Lance Stroll, Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi have been eradicated from Q1.
2022 Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix Qualifying 2
Hamilton led Q2 once more, with simply 0.014s splitting the entrance 4! Carlos Sainz was P2, simply 0.008s behind the 7-time World Champion. George Russell went third quickest, whereas Max Verstappen took P4 going 0.001s behind the younger Mercedes driver. Sergio Perez took fifth. Daniel Ricciardo, Zhou Guanyu, Yuki Tsunoda, Pierre Gasly, and Kevin Magnussen didn’t make it to Q3.
2022 Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix Qualifying 3
Max Verstappen managed to seize a pole place on the Mexican GP after going the quickest within the ultimate qualifying with a lap time of 1:17.775. George Russell and Lewis Hamilton completed in P2 and P3 respectively, whereas Sergio Perez begins his house race from fourth. Ferrari drivers Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc took P5 and P7 respectively, separated by Valtteri Bottas. Lando Norris takes P8, Fernando Alonso P9 and Esteban Ocon shall be ranging from the tenth spot.
Keep tuned to TOI Auto for the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix race report.

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