Max Verstappen took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix in a fascinating qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix.
Cold temperatures and chaotic practice sessions meant there was a lot of uncertainty going into qualifying, but Verstappen came out on top from George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.
Fernando Alonso was fourth, with Carlos Sainz fifth, Lance Stroll sixth and Charles Leclerc seventh.
Sergio Perez‘s nightmare weekend continued as he crashed in Q1, so will start last.
F1 2023 Austalian GP – Qualifying Results
|1||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||1:16.732|
|4||Fernando Alonso||Aston Martin||1:17.139|
|6||Lance Stroll||Aston Martin||1:17.308|
|11||Esteban Ocon||Alpine||Eliminated in Q2|
|12||Yuki Tsunoda||AlphaTauri||Eliminated in Q2|
|13||Lando Norris||McLaren||Eliminated in Q2|
|14||Kevin Magnussen||Haas||Eliminated in Q2|
|15||Nyck de Vries||AlphaTauri||Eliminated in Q2|
|16||Oscar Piastri||McLaren||Eliminated in Q1|
|17||Zhou Guanyu||Alfa Romeo||Eliminated in Q1|
|18||Logan Sargeant||Williams||Eliminated in Q1|
|19||Valtteri Bottas||Alfa Romeo||Eliminated in Q1|
|20||Sergio Perez||Red Bull||Eliminated in Q1|