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F1 News: Red Bull and Mercedes Surprise Results At Bahrain Qualifying

Charles Leclerc of the Ferrari team has bagged himself pole position at the 2022 season opener Bahrain Grand Prix tomorrow with a time of 1:30.558s.

Despite Red Bull looking strong in practicing, Ferrari had great performance during the final session of qualifying, beating Verstappen to pole position.

Following Leclerc, starting second tomorrow is Max Verstappen, whose lap time was only 0.123 seconds off of the Monaco-born driver.Β  Carlos Sainz will sit third on the grid meaning two Ferraris in the top three. Perez sits fourth with Hamilton following him. George Russell sits in 9th after a huge mistake.

Top 10 grid lineup for 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix:

  1. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) +0.123
  3. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) +0.129
  4. Sergio Perez (Red Bull) +0.363
  5. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) +0.68
  6. Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) +1.002
  7. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) +1.250
  8. Fernando Alonso (Alpine) +1.637
  9. George Russell (Mercedes) +1.658
  10. Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) +1.78
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