F1 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Qualifying results

Max Verstappen bagged his seventh pole position of the 2022 F1 season at the Abu Dhabi GP


Max Verstappen took pole position for the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his seventh of the F1 season, and leads his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez on the starting grid for the race. 

Both Ferrari cars locked out the second row, with the Mercedes pair on the third row. 

It was a fairytale Qualifying session for Sebastian Vettel in the Aston Martin as he made it into Q3 and eventually qualified in ninth. Meanwhile, the man who will replace him, Fernando Alonso, was only able to make it into 11th. 

It was a poor Qualifying session for Haas driver Kevin Magnussen, who, after elation in Brazil, came back down to earth with a bump as he was eliminated in Q1. The Dane was joined by Pierre Gasly in the Alpha Tauri, Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas and the Williams pair of Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi

F1 2022 Abu Dhabi GP – Qualifying Results

Pos.DriverTeamQ3 Time
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:23.824
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.228
3Charles LeclercFerrari+0.268
4Carlos SainzFerrari+0.418
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.684
6George RussellMercedes+0.687
7Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.945
8Esteban OconAlpine+1.006
9Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.137
10Daniel RicciardoMcLaren+1.221
11Fernando AlonsoAlpineEliminated in Q2
12Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauriEliminated in Q2
13Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated in Q2
14Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated in Q2
15Zhou GuanyuAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
16Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q1
17Pierre GaslyAlphaTauriEliminated in Q1
18Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q1
19Alex AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q1
20Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated in Q1
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