Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a sensational lap at the end of Q3, just pipping Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen in the Red Bull cars. 

The Red Bull and Ferrari cars are the class of the field in Baku and between the four drivers they traded fasted times throughout the Qualifying session in Baku. And lockout the front two rows for the sixth time this season. 

The Mercedes pair of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton had their problems, and were split by Pierre Gasly in the AlphaTauri. 

Lance Stroll brought out the red flag in Q1 after he hit the wall at Turn 2, which led to a traffic jam of cars at the restart and only Valtteri Bottas was able to get himself out of the elimination zone afterwards. 

F1 Azerbaijan GP 2022 – Qualifying Results

PosDriverTeamQ3 time
1Charles LeclercFerrari1:41.359
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.282
3Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.347
4Carlos SainzFerrari+0.455
5George RussellMercedes+1.353
6Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+1.486
7Lewis HamiltonMercedes+1.565
8Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.697
9Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.732
10Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.814
11Lando NorrisMcLarenEliminated in Q2
12Daniel RicciardoMcLarenEliminated in Q2
13Esteban OconAlpineEliminated in Q2
14Guanyu ZhouAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
15Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
16Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q1
17Alexander AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q1
18Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated in Q1
19Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated in Q1
20Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated in Q1