Q3 results: Max Verstappen was the fastest driver in the final round of qualifying and claimed pole for Sunday’s Qatar Grand Prix. Lando Norris will join him on the front row and they’ll be followed by George Russell and Oscar Piastri. The full starting grid is listed below.
Q2 results: Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in the second round of qualifying. The five slowest drivers were Yuki Tsunoda, Carlos Sainz, Sergio Perez, Alexander Albon, and Nico Hulkenberg. They will start Sunday in P11-15 on the starting grid.
Q1 results: Max Verstappen was the fastest driver in the first round of qualifying. The five slowest drivers were Logan Sargeant, Lance Stroll, Liam Lawson, Kevin Magnussen, and Zhou Guanyu. They will start Sunday in P16-20 on the starting grid.
Formula One racing has arrived in the desert this weekend for the Qatar Grand Prix. The race will take place on Sunday at Losail Circuit, getting underway at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN. It will be available for live stream at WatchESPN. Qualifying runs on Friday and will air on ESPN2. If you’re not able to watch on TV or via live stream, we’ll be providing updates throughout qualifying.
This is an expanded weekend with qualifying running on Friday and a sprint race running on Saturday. The Saturday sprint race will be a standalone event, having no impact on Sunday’s race. Friday qualifying will determine the starting grid through three rounds of racing. Q1 runs 18 minutes, Q2 runs 15 minutes, and Q3 runs 12 minutes. The five slowest drivers drop out of qualifying after each of the first two rounds and then the final ten drivers compete for the pole in Q3.
Here is the full entry list for the Qatar Grand Prix as qualifying gets underway. We’ll provide updates with each driver’s time and how the starting lineup settles.
2023 Qatar Grand Prix starting grid