In Marina Bay, the pole position is painted red, claimed by Carlos Sainz, while Verstappen is out in Q2. Here’s the starting grid after the qualifying session for the F1 Singapore Grand Prix.
The night in Singapore shines the red spotlight on car number 55: Carlos Sainz is the fastest and secures the pole position ahead of George Russell. Charles Leclerc, beaten by just a few milliseconds, will start “only” from the third spot.
Carlos Sainz and George Russell will make up the front row of the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix. Behind them, Leclerc will start just ahead of Lando Norris in the McLaren.
There’s also a superb performance by Kevin Magnussen. The Haas driver from Denmark will take the sixth spot on the grid, in the same row as Lewis Hamilton, who is fifth.
Completing the Top 10 are Alonso, Ocon, Hulkenberg, and Lawson.
Not appearing among the top ten are the two Red Bull drivers, Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez. The two Milton Keynes team drivers were eliminated in the second part of the session, finishing in P11 (Verstappen) and P13 (Perez).
Max Verstappen was also spared by the race stewards. The triple impeding incident reported and investigated did not result in any significant penalties.
BREAKING NEWS – Lance Stroll will not take part in the Singapore GP.
BREAKING NEWS – Guanyu Zhou has replaced the power unit, and the Alfa Romeo team violated parc fermé rules. The Chinese driver will start from the pit lane.
Below is the starting grid for the 2023 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. There will be 18 cars on the grid, with Zhou starting from the pit lane. Lance Stroll forced to withdraw.