F1 2022 French GP Qualifying Results

Charles Leclerc took pole position for the 2022 French Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen in the Red Bull

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Charles Leclerc took pole position for the 2022 French Grand Prix ahead of title rival Max Verstappen in the Red Bull, though he had some help from teammate Carlos Sainz

Sainz, who will be starting from the back of the grid, gave his Ferrari teammate a tow in both Q3 runs which put Leclerc first on the grid. 

“It was a great lap,” Leclerc said after French GP Qualifying. “I’ve struggled all weekend to put a lap together but I put it in and I have to says thanks to Carlos for the help.

“It was great teamwork. I was very surprised by the pace we had. We managed to turn it around for qualifying.”

Sainz will be joined by Kevin Magnussen in the Haas at the back of the grid after taking additional engine components. 

F1 French GP 2022 – Qualifying Results

PosDriverTeamQ3 time
1Charles LeclercFerrari1:30.872
2Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.304
3Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.463
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.893
5Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.160
6George RussellMercedes+1.259
7Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.680
8Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.908
9Carlos SainzFerrari
10Kevin MagnussenHaas
11Daniel RicciardoMcLarenEliminated in Q2
12Esteban OconAlpineEliminated in Q2
13Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
14Sebastian VettelAston MartinEliminated in Q2
15Alexander AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q2
16Pierre GaslyAlphaTauriEliminated in Q1
17Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated in Q1
18Guanyu ZhouAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q1
19Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated in Q1
20Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated in Q1
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