F1 World Championship leader Leclerc defeated Max Verstappen on his final Q3 lap in Australia, in pole position with 1m17.868s, to claim the top spot, 0.286s ahead of the Red Bull driver.
Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Pérez claimed third place, while Carlos Sainz Jr.’s other Ferrari endured a difficult Q3 season and will start in ninth place. Sainz lost his first time due to a red flag caused by a crash by Fernando Alonso and then a starter issue delayed the start of his final run, resulting in a rush in preparation for his final attempt.
McLaren returned to form and Lando Norris finished fourth in qualifying, ahead of both Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton fifth and George Russell sixth, while home favorite Daniel Ricciardo missed out on seventh.
After Alonso’s crash – due to a hydraulic problem – propelled him to 10th place, Esteban Ocon led the alpine efforts ahead of Sainz in eighth.
Nicholas Latifi and Lance Stroll clashed in Q1 of qualifying, resulting in a three-place grid penalty after the Aston Martin driver was blamed for the crash, when awareness of Latifi’s location was lost when both drivers were out. – Were overtaking each other during. Lap.
It was a terrible day for Aston Martin as both Stroll and Sebastian Vettel crashed heavily in the final practice. A stroke collision with Latifi gave the team extra time to fix Vettel’s car to set a lap time in Q1, but the German could only manage 18th place – thanks to Alex Albon’s own three Promoted to 17th place on the starting grid. Apply grid penalty from Saudi Arabia GP.
Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR22
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When is the F1 Australian Grand Prix?
Date: Sunday 10 April 2022
start time: 6:00 a.m. BST, 3:00 p.m. local time
The third round of the 2022 F1 season, the Australian GP at Albert Park, gets underway at 3:00 pm local time (6:00 am) on Sunday 10 April.
How can I watch Formula 1?
In the United Kingdom, Formula 1 is broadcast live only on Sky Sports, with highlights shown on Channel 4 several hours after the race ends. Live streaming via Now is also available in the UK.
Sky Sports F1, which broadcasts F1 races, can be added as part of the Sky Sports channels, costing £20 per month for new subscribers. Sky Sports can also be accessed via Now with a one-time payment of £11.98 or a monthly subscription of £33.99 per month.
Fans looking to watch the race for free will have to wait until Saturday (qualifying) or Sunday (race) to watch the highlights on Channel 4.
How can I watch the F1 Australian GP?
In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports will broadcast the Australian GP, which will be shown live on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event. Pre-race coverage will begin on Sky Sports F1 at 4:30 a.m. BST, with the race starting at 6:00 a.m. BST.
, Channel: Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event
, start time: 6:00am BST, Sunday April 10th
Autosport will run live text coverage of the Australian GP here.
Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522, Carlos Sainz Jr., Ferrari F1-75, Valtteri Bottas, Alpine Romeo C42
Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images
When can I watch the F1 Australian GP highlights?
In the United Kingdom, Channel 4 is airing the highlights of the Australian GP on Sundays at 3:05 pm BST. The full program will last two hours and 30 minutes, including pre-race, race highlights and early post-race feedback to wrap up the weekend’s key talking points.
For the entire 2022 F1 season, Channel 4 will broadcast the highlights of each qualifying and race of each event. The highlights will also be available on Channel 4’s on-demand catch-up services.
, Channel: channel 4
, start time: 3:05 pm BST, Sunday April 10
Will F1 be on Australian GP radio?
Live radio coverage of every practice, qualification and race for the 2022 F1 season will be available via BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra stations, the BBC Sounds app and the BBC Sport website.
Live coverage of the Australian GP will begin at 5:45am BST on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sounds app.
F1 Australian GP . weather forecast for
Current weather forecasts predict warm, dry and sunny conditions in Albert Park, with little chance of rain during the race. The temperature is expected to be 27 °C for the start of the race.
How many laps is F1 Australian GP?
The race is scheduled to complete 58 laps of the Albert Park circuit, with a total race distance of 306.124 km.