Formule 1 : Sainz Jr décroche la pole à Singapour, Verstappen partira de loin, Stroll victime d’un accident

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Carlos Sainz Jr (Ferrari) will start at the front of the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix after setting the fastest time in qualifying on Saturday, September 16, ahead of George Russell (Mercedes) and his teammate Charles Leclerc. Meanwhile, Max Verstappen did not even make it to Q3 and will start from the eleventh position, but he is still facing penalties. The qualifying session had been interrupted earlier due to a major accident involving Lance Stroll.

The Spanish driver secures their second consecutive pole position, two weeks after achieving one at Monza during the Italian Grand Prix, marking their fifth career pole position.

The driver of Ferrari number 55 was the fastest in a tightly contested qualifying session at the top of the timesheet, as he finished ahead of George Russell’s Mercedes by 0.072 seconds. Russell will start second on Sunday (2 PM in France), followed by his teammate Charles Leclerc, who is third on the grid with a gap of 0.079 seconds. More information to follow…