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Max Verstappen wins pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix

Formula One racing is headed to Mexico City for the Mexican Grand Prix. We’ll update qualifying until we’ve got the full racing grid is set for Sunday’s race at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.

General view during the second practice session ahead of the F1 Mexico City Grand Prix, at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, in Mexico City, Mexico on October 28, 2022. Photo by Daniel Cardenas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Q3 Final Update: Max Verstappen has earned P1 for Sunday’s race. He is followed by George Russell, Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Perez and Carlos Sainz in the top five. The rest of the field can be found below.

Q2 Update: Kevin Magnussen, Pierre Gasly, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu and Daniel Ricciardo have been eliminated. Hamilton remains in P1 through Q2.

Q1 Update: Nicholas Latifi, Alexander Albon, Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel, and Mick Schumacher have been eliminated. Lewis Hamilton had the fastest time in Q1 at 1:19.169.

Formula One racing has arrived in Mexico City this weekend for the Mexican Grand Prix. The race will take place on Sunday at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, getting underway at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN. It will be available for live stream at WatchESPN.

The day prior, qualifying will take place at 4 p.m. on ESPNEWS. The 20 drivers will face off for an hour of racing to establish the fastest time and secure pole position. F1 qualifying is broken up into three stages. The first 18 minutes will eliminate five drivers and the next 15 minutes will eliminate five more. That will leave the remaining ten competing for pole position in Sunday’s race.

Max Verstappen is the pre-qualifying favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook with -150 odds to win. Sergio Pérez follows at +300 and Charles Leclerc is +650. It drops to +1100 for Carlos Sainz from there.

Here is the full entry list for the Mexican Grand Prix as qualifying gets underway. We’ll provide updates with each driver’s time and how the starting lineup settles.

2022 Mexican Grand Prix starting grid

Pos Driver Car #
Pos Driver Car #
1 Max Verstappen 1
2 George Russell 63
3 Lewis Hamilton 44
4 Sergio Pérez 11
5 Carlos Sainz 55
6 Valterri Bottas 77
7 Charles Leclerc 16
8 Lando Norris 4
9 Fernando Alonso 14
10 Esteban Ocon 31
11 Daniel Ricciardo 3
12 Zhou Guanyu 24
13 Yuki Tsunoda 22
14 Pierre Gasly 10
15 Kevin Magnussen 20
16 Mick Schumacher 47
17 Sebastian Vettel 5
18 Lance Stroll 18
19 Alexander Albon 23
20 Nicholas Latifi 6