United States Grand Prix Qualifying gets a surprise winner in Bottas, Vettel joins him on the front row, and Max will give chase from P3. Lewis Hamilton struggles on one of his most successful tracks when he needs results the most to clinch his 6th consecutive world title.
The United States Grand Prix has a Mercedes take pole yet again but it’s not who we thought. The surprise arrow standing on top going in to the US Grand Prix is Valtteri Bottas as his initial run in a very exciting Q3 session held and preliminary pole was confirmed. It’s a good time for Valtteri to step up and take his first pole at The Circuit of the Americas as he needs to win this race in order to keep Lewis from clinching the title. Even with a victory, Hamilton still can clinch with a less than stellar day. And as it currently looks, Hamilton’s pace tomorrow will struggle but an eigth or better gives him his 6th title pending the Fin maintain his pole position standing.
United States Grand Prix Qualifying Summary
Below you can find video content to make the summary of the US GP Qualifying session more convenient if you prefer. Be sure to check out the rest of this article as I’ve included elimination rounds and the official table so you can see the entire starting grid.
United States Grand Prix Q3
Valtteri Bottas holds on to his preliminary P1 for pole as track conditions did not rubber in as the final shootout played out. Vettel lost time in the final sector but managed P2 and another front row. Verstappen rounds out the top 3 for the United States Grand Prix. Here is how the drivers will line up for the start of the United States Grand Prix tomorrow Sunday November 3rd:
United States Grand Prix Qualifying Results
Below find a full list of the United States Grand Prix Qualifying Results across all three sessions.
United States Grand Prix Q2
Leclerc runs incredible laps to take P1 through to the shootout with Vettel just behind him Verstappen was on pace to put in a time in thee low 1:31 but was impeded in an incident with Hamilton. Qualifying 2 Session Elimination are the following drivers:
United States Grand Prix Q1
This marks the first time in race one of the drivers outside the top 3 teams leads a qualifying session. Lando Norris leads Q1 are track evolution picks up. Qualifying 1 Session Elimination are the following drivers:
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