F1 2023 Bahrain GP – Qualifying results

Max Verstappen took pole position for the 2023 Bahrain GP, the first of the new F1 season


Max Verstappen asserted his dominance ahead of the first F1 race of the 2023 season, after taking pole position for the Bahrain GP ahead of Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez

All the Fernando Alonso hype died down with the Aston Martin driver finishing fifth after impressing throughout practice in Bahrain, but ended up behind both Ferrari cars, as Charles Leclerc came in third and Carlos Sainz fourth. 

The Mercedes pair of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton qualified sixth and seventh, respectively.

F1 2023 Bahrain GP – Qualifying Results

1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:29.708
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.138
3Charles LeclercFerrari+0.292
4Carlos SainzFerrari+0.446
5Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.628
6George RussellMercedes+0.632
7Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.676
8Lance StrollAston Martin+1.128
9Esteban OconAlpine+1.276
10Nico HulkenbergHaas
11Lando NorrisMcLarenEliminated in Q2
12Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
13Zhou GuanyuAlfa RomeoEliminated in Q2
14Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauriEliminated in Q2
15Alex AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q2
16Logan SargeantWilliamsEliminated in Q1
17Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q1
18Oscar PiastriMcLarenEliminated in Q1
19Nyck de VriesAlphaTauriEliminated in Q1
20Pierre GaslyAlpineEliminated in Q1
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