F1 2024 Japanese Grand Prix – Qualifying Results

Max Verstappen claimed his fourth pole position of the 2024 F1 season at the Japanese Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen put Australian disappointment behind him and produced a sensational qualifying lap to take pole position for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix, just ahead of his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez.

Lando Norris of McLaren and Carlos Sainz of Ferrari rounded out the top four, setting the stage for an intense battle at the front of the grid. Behind the leaders, Fernando Alonso led Aston Martin to fifth-place in Qualifying, while Oscar Piastri celebrated his birthday with a sixth-place start in the McLaren.

The fourth row features an intriguing setup with Lewis Hamilton in seventh, alongside Charles Leclerc of Ferrari, who qualified eighth. George Russell and Yuki Tsunoda completed the top ten.

F1 2024 Japanese GP – Qualifying results

PosDriverTeamTime
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:28.197
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.066
3Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.292
4Carlos SainzFerrari+0.485
5Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.489
6Oscar PiastriMcLaren+0.563
7Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.569
8Charles LeclercFerrari+0.589
9George RussellMercedes+0.811
10Yuki TsunodaRB+1.216
11Daniel RicciardoRBEliminated in Q2
12Nico HulkenbergHaasEliminated in Q2
13Valtteri BottasSauberEliminated in Q2
14Alexander AlbonWilliamsEliminated in Q2
15Esteban OconAlpineEliminated in Q2
16Lance StrollAston MartinEliminated in Q1
17Pierre GaslyAlpineEliminated in Q1
18Kevin MagnussenHaasEliminated in Q1
19Logan SargeantWilliamsEliminated in Q1
20Guanyu ZhouSauberEliminated in Q1
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