Lewis Hamilton Earns 99th Profession Pole at Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton claimed his 99th profession pole place in qualifying Saturday for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, with Pink Bull’s Sergio Perez set to start out alongside him at Imola. Max Verstappen, runner-up to Hamilton on the season-opening race in Bahrain final month, will start third on the grid within the different Pink Bull as the highest three had been separated by lower than one-tenth of a second. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc certified in fourth forward of Pierre Gasly, Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris, who was heading for second however had his lap time deleted for exceeding monitor limits.
Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas may solely handle eighth, with Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll rounding out the highest 10.
Carlos Sainz did not make it to Q3 and can begin in eleventh place within the second Ferrari.
Two-time former world champion Fernando Alonso was a disappointing fifteenth, six locations behind Alpine team-mate Ocon.
Yuki Tsunoda, who impressed by coming ninth on his F1 debut in Bahrain, planted his Alpha Tauri into the wall in Q1 and can set off from the again on Sunday.