Vettel On Pole Ahead Of Verstappen And Hamilton

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Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took pole position for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix setting a pole position time of 01:16.488s.

The four time world champion is joined on the front row by Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen who led the final practice session this morning.

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton starts the race in third place just ahead of his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen starting the race from fifth place.

Force India’s Esteban Ocon starts the race from sixth just ahead of Daniel Ricciardo in the second Red Bull.

The Renault Sport F1 Team’s Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz start from eighth and ninth place respectively while home favorite Sergio Perez rounds out the top ten for Force India.

Verstappen is under investigation for impeding Valtteri Bottas.

Williams Martini Racing’s Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll just missed out on the top ten and start the race from 11th and 12th respectively.

Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley continued his impressive run starting the race from 13th place just ahead of McLaren Honda’s Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne who have multiple grid penalties.

The Sauber F1 Team’s Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein qualified in 16th and 17th place respectively just ahead of the Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean while Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly failed to compete in qualifying.

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