F1 2024 Australian Grand Prix Starting Grid – Final

Max Verstappen dominates once more, claiming pole position for the 2024 Australian Grand Prix

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The 2024 Australian Grand Prix is set to be a thrilling race, with the starting grid promising plenty of strategic battles with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen on pole position, closely followed in second by Carlos Sainz of Ferrari.

McLaren’s Lando Norris was promoted to the third spot after Red Bull’s Sergio Perez, originally qualifying third but relegated to sixth after a three-place grid penalty for impeding Nico Hulkenberg

Charles Leclerc is alongside Norris on the second row of the grid and starts from the fourth position. Meanwhile, McLaren’s Oscar Piastri, also a beneficiary of Perez’s penalty, starts fifth.

Mercedes’ George Russell and Yuki Tsunoda of RB find themselves seventh and eighth, respectively. Rounding out the top ten are Lance Stroll and Fernando Alonso of Aston Martin Notably, Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes finds himself in an uncharacteristic 11th place on the starting grid in Australia.

Starting grid for 2024 Australian GP

Pos.DriverTeam
1Max VerstappenRed Bull
2Carlos SainzFerrari
3Lando NorrisMcLaren
4Charles LeclercFerrari
5Oscar PiastriMcLaren
6Sergio Perez*Red Bull
7George RussellMercedes
8Yuki TsunodaRB
9Lance StrollAston Martin
10Fernando AlonsoAston Martin
11Lewis HamiltonMercedes
12Alex AlbonWilliams
13Valtteri BottasSauber
14Kevin MagnussenHaas
15Esteban OconAlpine
16Nico HulkenbergHaas
17Pierre GaslyAlpine
18Daniel RicciardoRB
19Zhou Guanyu*Sauber

Australian GP 2024 – Grid Penalties

  • Sergio Perez – 3 place grid penalty – Impeding another driver
  • Zhou Guanyu – Starts from the pit lane – Car modified under Parc Fermé conditions
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