Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2023

2023 Mexican Grand Prix grid

Formula 1

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Charles Leclerc has taken pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix for Ferrari ahead of Carlos Sainz Jnr and Max Verstappen.

Row 11. (16) Charles Leclerc 1’17.166
Ferrari SF-23
2. (55) Carlos Sainz Jnr 1’17.233
Ferrari SF-23
Row 23. (1) Max Verstappen 1’17.263
Red Bull-Honda RBPT RB19
4. (3) Daniel Ricciardo 1’17.382
AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT AT04
Row 35. (11) Sergio Perez 1’17.423
Red Bull-Honda RBPT RB19
6. (44) Lewis Hamilton 1’17.454
Mercedes W14
Row 47. (81) Oscar Piastri 1’17.623
McLaren-Mercedes MCL60
8. (63) George Russell 1’17.674
Mercedes W14
Row 59. (77) Valtteri Bottas 1’18.032
Alfa Romeo-Ferrari C43
10. (24) Zhou Guanyu 1’18.050
Alfa Romeo-Ferrari C43
Row 611. (10) Pierre Gasly 1’18.521
Alpine-Renault A523
12. (27) Nico Hulkenberg 1’18.524
Haas-Ferrari VF-23
Row 713. (14) Fernando Alonso 1’18.738
Aston Martin-Mercedes AMR23
14. (23) Alexander Albon 1’19.147
Williams-Mercedes FW45
Row 815. (31) Esteban Ocon 1’19.080
Alpine-Renault A523
16. (20) Kevin Magnussen 1’19.163
Haas-Ferrari VF-23
Row 917. (4) Lando Norris 1’21.554
McLaren-Mercedes MCL60
18. (22) Yuki Tsunoda No time
AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT AT04
Row 1019. (2) Logan Sargeant No time
Williams-Mercedes FW45
20. (18) Lance Stroll 1’19.227
Aston Martin-Mercedes AMR23

Penalties

Yuki Tsunoda – Start at back of grid due to exceeding maximum number of power unit components
Logan Sargeant – Did not set a time in qualifying, given permission to start, 10-place grid penalty for yellow flag infringement

Starting from pits

Lance Stroll – Fitted parts of different specification after qualifying

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15 comments on “2023 Mexican Grand Prix grid”

  1. Danny Ric just pulled up to the RBR barista and ordered his usual.

  2. Yes (@come-on-kubica)
    28th October 2023, 23:14

    I think ricciardo may have got his red bull seat back. Outqualified perez with an alpha tauri. What’s the risk in dropping Perez?

    1. He’s a tenth off verstappen too. Remember when RIC denied youngest pole winner from Verstappen at this very track by taking pole? I’m sure Max may not be thrilled to see
      him up there either.

      1. Yes (@come-on-kubica)
        28th October 2023, 23:23

        He’s definitely not going to care its Verstappen behind him or alongside him.

  3. Let’s see what the “ric has lost it” guys will say after this

    1. Tbf, Yuki didn’t set any meaningful lap times due to his power unit penalties

      1. Yes (@come-on-kubica)
        28th October 2023, 23:25

        Second time this year that an alpha tauri driver has impressed and both times it wasn’t Yuki. He’s had 60+ races to do anything of note.

        1. Ricciardo 0 points, Yuki 8 points. Nuff said. Cope harder

          1. Yuki 18 races, Ricciardo 3 races and a broken wrist

            Dumbest comparison ever

    2. How many points are awarded on Saturdays?

    3. 3 races and a broken hand, not wrist. He rarely had it in 2021 and 2022

      1. esp in Monza, where he won in ’21

        1. @madmax which if it hadn’t been for team orders telling Norris not to challenge Ricciardo, he wouldn’t have done

  4. Good job by Ricciardo. Happy for him and hope he does well in the race.

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