F1: Leclerc Secures Pole Position in Thrilling Mexico Grand Prix Qualifying

In a gripping qualifying session at the Mexico Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc emerged as the fastest driver, claiming pole position for Sunday’s race.

Leclerc’s impressive performance saw him outpace his teammate Carlos Sainz and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. The qualifying session, split into three segments, witnessed intense competition among the drivers.


In the initial runs of Q3, Leclerc set a blazing lap time of 1’17.166s, positioning himself ahead of Sainz and Verstappen.

Despite Verstappen’s efforts in the final runs, he remained in the third spot. AlphaTauri’s Daniel Ricciardo showcased his skills, securing the fourth position, narrowly beating Red Bull’s Sergio Perez. Lewis Hamilton, Oscar Piastri, George Russell, Valtteri Bottas, and Zhou Guanyu completed the top ten grid lineup.

The qualifying session was not without its challenges, including investigations into track limit violations and impeding incidents.