F1 2022: Mexican GP Starting Grid

Max Verstappen took his sixth pole position of the 2022 F1 season at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

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Despite a strong challenge from both Mercedes cars, Max Verstappen put his Red Bull on pole position for the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix and will be on the front row of the starting grid alongside George Russell

Lewis Hamilton leads the second row of the Mexican GP starting grid and he will be joined by hometown hero Sergio Perez in the sister Red Bull

Both Ferrari cars had a tough time in Qualifying on Saturday with Carlos Sainz coming fifth, and Charles Leclerc seventh. In between the two Prancing Horses is Valtteri Bottas in the Alfa Romeo after he pulled out a strong performance from his car. 

There are only two grid penalties in Mexico with Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll given a three place drop for his incident with Fernando Alonso at the 2022 US GP. And Kevin Magnussen in the Haas having taken a new internal combustion engine, which results in a five place grid penalty. 

Mexican GP 2022 – Starting Grid

Pos.DriverTeam
1Max VerstappenRed Bull
2George RussellMercedes
3Lewis HamiltonMercedes
4Sergio PerezRed Bull
5Carlos SainzFerrari
6Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo
7Charles LeclercFerrari
8Lando NorrisMcLaren
9Fernando AlonsoAlpine
10Esteban OconAlpine
11Daniel RicciardoMcLaren
12Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo
13Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri
14Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri
15Mick SchumacherHaas
16Sebastian VettelAston Martin
17Alex AlbonWilliams
18Nicholas LatifiWilliams
19Kevin Magnussen*Haas
20Lance Stroll*Aston Martin
  • Lance Stroll – 3 place grid penalty – Causing a collision at 2022 US GP
  • Kevin Magnussen – 5 place grid penalty – Additional power unit element has been used
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