F1 2022 US GP Qualifying Results

Sainz sealed pole position for the US GP by just 0.065 seconds ahead of Charles Leclerc.


Carlos Sainz took a surprise pole position for Ferrari at the US GP at the Circuit of the Americas.

Sainz pulled out a sterling flying lap as Ferrari looked comfortably quicker than Red Bull on the weekend that the latter are looking to wrap up the constructors’ championship following on from Max Verstappen securing the drivers’ title last time out at the Japanese GP.

Sainz was 0.065 seconds quicker than his teammate Charles Leclerc, who will star the grand prix back in 12th after being handed a grid penalty for engine infringements.

Verstappen was third overall in qualifying, ahead of his teammate Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton, who once again beat out George Russell as the fastest qualifying Mercedes.

PositionDriverTeamQ3 Time
1Carlos SainzFerrari1:34.356
2Charles LeclercFerrari+0.065
3Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.092
4Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.289
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.591
6George RussellMercedes+0.632
7Lance StrollAston Martin+1.242
8Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.334
9Fernando AlonsoAlpine+1.520
10Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1.963
11Alex AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q2
12Sebastian VettelAston MartinEliminated in Q2
13Pierre GaslyAlphaTauriEliminated in Q2
14Zhou GuanyuAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
15Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauriEliminated in Q2
16Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q3
17Daniel RicciardoMcLarenEliminated in Q3
18Esteban OconAlpineEliminated in Q3
19Mick SchumacherHaasEliminated in Q3
20Nicholas LatifiWilliamsEliminated in Q3
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