F1 2021 Mexican GP Qualifying Results – Bottas takes pole

    Valtteri Bottas takes shock pole in Mexico as Mercedes secure their first front-row lockout of the 2021 season.


    Valtteri Bottas beat all expectations to take pole position for Mercedes at the 2021 Mexican Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton in second and over three tenths faster than F1 Drivers’ Championship leader Max Verstappen in third.

    Red Bull were strong favourites for a front row lockout, but home favourite Sergio Perez could only qualify in fourth after being forced to avoid the AlphaTauri of Yuki Tsunoda on his final hot lap, impacting Verstappen’s last shot at pole and handing the advantage to the team’s title rivals for tomorrow’s race.

    Below is a full breakdown of the qualifying results for the Mexican GP.

    Full 2021 F1 Mexican GP Qualifying Results

    Pos.DriverTeamQ3 Lap
    1Valtteri BottasMercedes1:15.875
    2Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.145
    3Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.350
    4Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.467
    5Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+0.581
    6Carlos Sainz Jr.Ferrari+0.886
    7Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+0.888
    8Charles LeclercFerrari+0.962
    9Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.283
    10Lando NorrisMcLaren+20.955
    11Sebastian VettelAston MartinEliminated Q2
    12Kimi RaikkonenAlfa RomeoEliminated Q2
    13George RussellWilliamsEliminated Q2
    14Antonio GiovinazziAlfa RomeoEliminated Q2
    15Esteban OconAlpineEliminated Q2
    16Fernando AlonsoAlpineEliminated Q1
    17Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated Q1
    18Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated Q1
    19Nikita MazepinHaasEliminated Q1
    20Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated Q1


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