F1 2023 Australia GP Starting Grid – Final Grid Positions

Red Bull's Max Verstappen pipped George Russell in the Mercedes to start first on the grid for the 2023 Australian GP

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As expected, Max Verstappen will line up first on the starting grid for the 2023 Australian Grand Prix, but surprisingly he will be surrounded by two Mercedes cars at Albert Park. 

George Russell and Lewis Hamilton put in sensational performances in qualifying and placed their Mercedes cars in second and third, respectively, on the grid for Sunday’s race. 

The Ferrari pair of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc are sandwiched between the Aston Martin cars of Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll. While Alex Albon will start eighth in the Williams.  

2023 Australian GP Starting Grid

PosDriverTeam
1Max VerstappenRed Bull
2George RusesllMercedes
3Lewis HamiltonMercedes
4Fernando AlonsoAston Martin
5Carlos SainzFerrari
6Lance StrollAston Martin
7Charles LeclercFerrari
8Alex AlbonWilliams
9Pierre GaslyAlpine
10Nico HulkenbergHaas
11Esteban OconAlpine
12Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri
13Lando NorrisMcLaren
14Kevin MagnussenHaas
15Nyck de VriesAlphaTauri
16Oscar PiastriMcLaren
17Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo
18Logan SargeantWilliams
19Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo
20Sergio PerezRed Bull
  • Bottas and Perez to start from the pit lane after modifying car in Parc Ferme conditions.
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