Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was by far the fastest driver on track, leading Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. Daniel Ricciardo claimed pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix with the fastest ever lap around the famous street circuit on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Bull driver was 0.229s clear of Sebastian Vettel in second place and faced no opposition from teammate Max Verstappen after damage to the Dutchman’s car following a final practice crash proved to extensive to repair in time for qualifying. Lewis Hamilton will line up third on the grid after setting a time 0.422s off Ricciardo.
Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen will start in fourth place, ahead of Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes.
1 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:10.810
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 0.229s
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 0.422s
4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 0.456s
5 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 0.631s
6 Esteban Ocon Force India 1.251s
7 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1.300s
8 Carlos Sainz Renault 1.320s
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1.344s
10 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso 1.411s
11 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:12.411
12 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren 1:12.440
13 Sergey Sirotkin Williams 1:12.521
14 Charles Leclerc Sauber 1:12.714
15 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:12.728
16 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso 1:13.179
17 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:13.265
18 Lance Stroll Williams 1:13.323
19 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:13.393
20 Max Verstappen Red Bull no time