Defending Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow’s French Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard circuit from pole position after setting a fastest time of 01:30.029s claiming the 75th pole of his Formula One career and starts the race just ahead of his team mate Valtteri Bottas.
Sebastian Vettel starts the race from third place for Ferrari just ahead of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen starts the race from sixth place just ahead of the Renault Sport F1 Team’s Carlos Sainz. It was a great session for Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team’s Charles LeClerc as the Frenchman secured the teams first Q3 appearance of the season. LeClerc will start the race from eighth place just ahead of the Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen.
Magnussen was not happy has he felt that Kimi Raikkonen had held him up however the FIA took no further action against the Finn.
Romain Grosjean will start from tenth place on the grid despite failing to set a time in the session. Esteban Ocon starts the race from 11th place for his home race after setting a fastest time of 01:32.075s.
The Renault Sport F1 Team’s Nico Hulkenberg starts the race from 12th place just ahead of his former team Sergio Perez.
Scuderia Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly will start his home race from 14th place on the grid with a fastest time of 01:32.460s and starts the race just ahead of Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team’s Marcus Ericsson.
It was a disappointing session for LeMans 24 Hours winner Fernando Alonso who starts the race from 16th place for McLaren Renault after setting a time of 01:32.976s,
Brendon Hartley starts the race from 17th place after setting a fastest time of 01:33.025s while Stoffel Vandoorne in the second McLaren Renault starts the race from 18th place with a time of 01:33.162s.
Williams Martini Racing’s Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll round out the grid in 19th and 20th place respectively.