F1 2023 Singapore GP Starting Grid – Final Grid Positions

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz posted the best time in qualifying and is first on the starting grid for the 2023 Singapore GP

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There was less than a tenth separating the top three drivers though the day belonged to Ferrari and Carlos Sainz after the Spaniard put in a sensational lap time to take first position on the starting grid for the 2023 Singapore GP

Sainz pipped the Mercedes of George Russell, who starts second at Marina Bay, while the Charles Leclerc in the second Ferrari will begin the race from third on the grid. 

Lando Norris in his upgraded McLaren will start an impressive fourth, just ahead of fellow Brit, Sir Lewis Hamilton, who will line up fifth on the grid in his Mercedes

The biggest surprise was Max Verstappen and Red Bull as the championship leaders failed to make it out of Q2 and will start from 11th on the grid, with Sergio Perez in 13th. 

Verstappen also avoided a grid penalty for impeding during qualifying, which would have further compounded a horrendous day in Singapore for the Dutchman. 

Aston Martin also announced that Lance Stroll, who has a massive crash in Qualifying, will not take part in the 2023 Singapore GP.

2023 Singapore GP starting grid

Pos.DriverTeam
1Carlos SainzFerrari
2George RussellMercedes
3Charles LeclercFerrari
4Lando NorrisMcLaren
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes
6Kevin MagnussenHaas
7Fernando AlonsoAston Martin
8Esteban OconAlpine
9Nico HulkenbergHaas
10Liam LawsonAlphaTauri
11Max VerstappenRed Bull
12Pierre GaslyAlpine
13Sergio PerezRed Bull
14Alexander AlbonWilliams
15Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri
16Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo
17Oscar PiastriMcLaren
18Logan SargeantWilliams
19Zhou Guanyu*Alfa Romeo
Lance Stroll*Aston Martin
  • Zhou Guanyu – Setup of the car has been changed while under Parc Fermé. Required to start race from the pit lane.
  • Lance Stroll – Does not start
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