F1 2021 Dutch GP Qualifying Results – Verstappen takes pole

A brilliant performance from Max Verstappen saw the Red Bull driver take pole position in the Dutch GP ahead of F1 title rival Lewis Hamilton

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Max Verstappen pulled out a stunning qualification lap to take pole position for the 2021 F1 Dutch Grand Prix ahead of title rival Lewis Hamilton, who was just 0.038s behind the Red Bull driver. A dominant Saturday from the Dutchman saw him top he timesheets in Practice 3, as well as Q1, Q2 and of course Q3 which gives him the edge over the Mercedes driver. 

Q2 saw two red flags after both Williams drivers – George Russell and Nicholas Latifi – crashing into the barriers. First Russell flew across the gravel at Turn 13, then when the session was restarted Latifi lost it at Turn 8 resulting in Q2 being abandoned. As a result, Lando Norris was knocked out along with Lance Stroll

Roberto Kubica replaced Kimi Raikkonen in the Alfa Romeo after the Finn tested positive for COVID-19.  But the biggest surprise of the Q1 was Red Bull driver Sergio Perez who was caught out by track evolution and qualified 16th after he failed to cross the start-finish line in time for one final run. 

Full 2021 Dutch GP Qualifying Results 

Pos.DriverTeamLap Time
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:08.885
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.038
3Valtteri BottasMercedes+0.337
4Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+0.593
5Charles LeclercFerrari+0.642
6Carlos SainzFerrari+0.652
7Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo+0.705
8Esteban OconAlpine+1.048
9Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.071
10Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+1.281
11George RussellWilliamsEliminated Q2
12Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated Q2
13Lando NorrisMcLarenEliminated Q2
14Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated Q2
15Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauriEliminated Q2
16Sergio PerezRed BullEliminated Q1
17Sebastian VettelAston MartinEliminated Q1
18Robert KubicaAlfa RomeoEliminated Q1
19Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated Q1
20Nikita MazepinHaasEliminated Q1

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