Oracle Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen led a two front row lockout for the 2022 Formula One season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on Saturday.
The two-time F1 champion set a fastest time of 01:23.824s with Sergio Perez who is vying for second in the championship starting second. Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc who is equal on points with Perez starts the race from third alongside his team-mate Carlos Sainz.
The Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell start fifth and sixth respectively just ahead of Lando Norris and Alpine’s Esteban Ocon.
Sebastian Vettel starts his final F1 race from 9th just ahead of Fernando Alonso and Yuki Tsunoda. Mick Schumacher starts the race from 12th place while Daniel Ricciardo takes a three place gris penalty starting P13.
Lance Stroll starts P14 for the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team just ahead of Guanyu Zhou and Kevin Magnussen.
Pierre Gasly starts his final race for Alpha Tauri from 17th just ahead of Valtteri Bottas and the Williams pairing of Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi.