F1 2023 Abu Dhabi GP – Qualifying Results

Full results from qualifying at the 2023 Abu Dhabi GP.


Max Verstappen took the final pole position of 2023 for Red Bull with a dominant performance in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi GP.

Charles Leclerc was the nearest competitor to the Dutchman, but couldn’t quite put his Ferrari on top, 0.139 seconds behind the Red Bull, while Oscar Piastri was a strong third for McLaren.

George Russell was fourth for Mercedes, ahead of Lando Norris, after Sergio Perez’s final flying lap in Q3 was deleted, sending the Mexican back to ninth.

Lewis Hamilton was a shock exit for Mercedes in Q2, with the seven-time champion going out in 15th and complaining about issues with his car, while Carlos Sainz similarly went out in Q1 with the Ferrari driver saying he had encountered traffic on his flying lap.

Pos.DriverTeamQ3 Time
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:23.445
2Charles LeclercFerrari+0.139
3Oscar PiastriMcLaren+0.337
4George RussellMercedes+0.343
5Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.371
6Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+0.523
7Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.639
8Nico HulkenbergHaas+0.663
9Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.726
10Pierre GaslyAlpine+1.103
11Lewis HamiltonMercedesEliminated in Q2
12Esteban OconAlpineEliminated in Q2
13Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated in Q2
14Alexander AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q2
15Daniel RicciardoAlphaTauriEliminated in Q2
16Carlos SainzFerrariEliminated in Q1
17Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q1
18Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q1
19Zhou GuanyuAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q1
20Logan SargeantWilliamsEliminated in Q1
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