Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Interlagos, 2019

2019 Brazilian Grand Prix grid

2019 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen leads the provisional grid for the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Row 11. Max Verstappen 1’07.508
Red Bull
2. Sebastian Vettel 1’07.631
Ferrari
Row 23. Lewis Hamilton 1’07.699
Mercedes
4. Valtteri Bottas 1’07.874
Mercedes
Row 35. Alexander Albon 1’07.935
Red Bull
6. Pierre Gasly 1’08.837
Toro Rosso
Row 47. Romain Grosjean 1’08.854
Haas
8. Kimi Raikkonen 1’08.984
Alfa Romeo
Row 59. Kevin Magnussen 1’09.037
Haas
10. Lando Norris 1’08.868
McLaren
Row 611. Daniel Ricciardo 1’08.903
Renault
12. Antonio Giovinazzi 1’08.919
Alfa Romeo
Row 713. Nico Hulkenberg 1’08.921
Renault
14. Charles Leclerc 1’07.728
Ferrari
Row 815. Sergio Perez 1’09.035
Racing Point
16. Daniil Kvyat 1’09.320
Toro Rosso
Row 917. Lance Stroll 1’09.536
Racing Point
18. George Russell 1’10.126
Williams
Row 1019. Robert Kubica 1’10.614
Williams
20. Carlos Sainz Jnr No time
McLaren

Penalties

Charles Leclerc10-place penalty for power unit change

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16 comments on “2019 Brazilian Grand Prix grid”

  1. Vettel beat Leclerc again?
    What’s going on?

      1. And without slipstream

    1. @magon4 I’d think that Leclerc will have a car setup more with the race in mind knowing he had the grid penalty & will need to do a fair bit of overtaking.

      1. that would mean a slower 2nd sector, but he was actually faster there… I think he didn’t get a clean run… but neither did Seb. @stefmeister

    2. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that Seb requires downforce for him to be fast. Since the Singapore updates, he has been quicker than Leclerc most of the time (just more unlucky). Interesting battle those two have had this season. I really thought they’d be at each other’s throats by now.

    3. If your actually paying attention Leclerc dominated vettel in qualy this season and has more points then vettel despite losing a win through no fault of his own

      1. Did he now?
        Don’t think so.
        And I am paying attention @carlosmedrano

  2. Oh my God, Ferrari is the best car…. yeah!!!!
    Ohohohohohoooooo…… and VET is history, why he’s not retiring, he just beat LEC again!?!?

    1. Yes…reports of Vettels demise are greatly over exaggerated.

  3. Let’s hear it for Mr Max Verstax!
    Is it the Honda or the chassis? I guess tomorrow will tell.

    1. Let’s give max some credit here. They were some great laps he put in. Around a short circuit like this he was quite significantly ahead of everyone else. ALTHOUGH….He screwed his first Q3 lap yet still ended up on provisional pole. Lewis only ever wins or gets pole because of his car…so maybe it’s the car flattering Max? Just to throw the cat amongst the pigeons 😉

      1. Look at Albon’s time. Who, I might add, is a quality driver. So yeah, lets give Some credit where it is due, to the driver who made the difference

  4. Gasly a solid P7. Best of the Rest. Gasly looks great in a Torro Rosso but dont know what happened to him at Redbull.

  5. Great qualy from max. Some great laps. Now off a binary No of poles positions. Bravo.

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