Qualifying Report – A close call

Lewis Hamilton had a close call when he almost got eliminated in Qualifying 2 for the Russian Grand Prix. His 1:32.983 put him second ahead of Perez, Sainz, Verstappen and Ricciardo. The fastest 15 drivers who moved on to Q2 were: Bottas, Hamilton, Kvyat, Ocon, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Perez, Gasly, Norris, Stroll, Albon, Leclerc, Russell, Sainz and Vettel. So Ricciardo was out front ahead of Sainz, Perez, Bottas, Norris and Gasly. Ricciardo, Bottas, Sainz, Perez, Norris, Gasly, Verstappen, Ocon, Leclerc and Kvyat were the top 10. Albon, Stroll, Russell, Vettel and Hamilton were currently out of the top 10. The fastest 10 drivers who moved on to Q3 were: Ricciardo, Bottas, Sainz, Hamilton, Perez, Norris, Gasly, Albon, Verstappen and Ocon. So after the first Q3 runs the order was: Hamilton, Bottas, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Perez, Sainz, Ocon, Albon, Gasly and Norris. So the top 10 starters were: Hamilton, Verstappen, Bottas, Perez, Ricciardo, Sainz, Ocon, Norris, Gasly and Albon.

Follow MotorMouth on social media:
Liked it? Take a second to support Motormouth on Patreon!
Become a patron at Patreon!
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x

Forgot your details?

Create Account