F1, Sprint Shootout Gp Belgium: Max Verstappen takes pole, Ferrari on second row

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F1, Sprint Shootout Gp Belgium: Verstappen pole, Ferrari on second row

After taking pole position in Friday’s qualifying session, Max Verstappen was also confirmed in the Sprint Shootout. The Dutch driver set the fastest time of 1:49.056, earning the right to start in first position in the Sprint Race of the Belgian GP. Completing the front row is the McLaren of Oscar Piastri with a gap of only 11 thousandths from the two-time world champion.

Ferrari also smiles as it places both cars on the second row, with Carlos Sainz ahead of Charles Leclerc. Rounding out the top 10 are Lando Norris (McLaren), Pierre Gasly (Alpine), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Sergio Perez (Red Bull), Esteban Ocon (Alpine) and George Russell (Mercedes).

The starting grid for the Sprint Race of the Belgian GP.

1 Max Verstappen Red Bull

2 Oscar Piastri McLaren

3 Carlos Sainz Ferrari

4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari

5 Lando Norris McLaren

6 Pierre Gasly Alpine

7 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes

8 Sergio Perez Red Bull

9 Esteban Ocon Alpine

10 George Russell Mercedes

11 Daniel Ricciardo AlphaTauri

12 Alex Albon Williams

13 Logan Sargeant Williams

14 Lance Stroll Aston Martin

15 Fernando Alonso Aston Martin

16 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri

17 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo Racing

18 Kevin Magnussen Haas

19 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo Racing

20 Nico Hulkenberg Haas

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