F1, Ferrari to scream at Monte Carlo: Leclerc on pole, Sainz third

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F1, Monaco GP: Charles Leclerc takes pole position

Ferrari shines in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. Charles Leclerc, in fact, took pole position at the Monte Carlo circuit, hitting his third pole at his home circuit and breaking Max Verstappen’s streak of seven consecutive pole positions since the start of the season. The Monegasque driver turned in an outstanding time of 1'10"270.

Also doing well was the other Ferrari of Carlos Sainz, who finished third, behind the McLaren of Oscar Piastri, just 154 thousandths behind Leclerc. Fourth place for the other McLaren of Lando Norris, ahead of the Mercedes of an excellent George Russell.

Only in sixth place was Max Verstappen, who made a mistake at the last attempt, touching the wall at the Sainte-Dévote. In seventh place was the other Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton, while in eighth place was the Racing Bulls of Yuki Tsunoda. Closing out the top 10 are Alex Albon's Williams and Pierre Gasly's Alpine. Sensationally eliminated in Q1 are Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso.

F1, Monaco GP, qualifying times:

1. Leclerc (Ferrari) 1'10"270 

2. Piastri (McLaren) 1'10"424 

3. Sainz (Ferrari) 1'10"518 

4. Norris (McLaren) 1'10"542 

5. Russell (Mercedes) 1'10"543 

6. Verstappen (Red Bull) 1'10"567 

7. Hamilton (Mercedes) 1'10"621 

8. Tsunoda (RB) 1'10"858 

9. Albon (Williams) 1'10"948 

10. Gasly (Alpine) 1'11"311 

11. Ocon (Alpine) 1'11"285 

12. Hulkenberg (Haas) 1'11"440 

13. Ricciardo (RB) 1'11"482 

14. Stroll (Aston Martin) 1'11"563 

15. Magnussen (Haas) 1'11"725 

16. Alonso (Aston Martin) 1'12"019 

17. Sargeant (Williams) 1'12"020 

18. Perez (Red Bull) 1'12"060 

19. Bottas (Sauber) 1'12"512 

20. Zhou (Sauber) 1'13"028

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