Well, three question marks and an exclamation mark for them in my notebook in this session. Our guys are working hard to fix it but we’re unlikely to go out in this session.#RSspirit #MexicoGP #FP3. GP F1 of Mexico: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) in pole position . A hydraulic leak was found on Daniel’s car just before the start of the session; the garage crew is working on fixing it and the number 3 car should take to the track this morning. First, they were stripped of their points at the Japanese Grand Prix after the FIA found their automatic brake bias system to be a driver aid (the story is a little bit longer than that, mind...). Advert | Become a Supporter & go ad-free. Rookie driver Pascal Wehrlein (Mahindra Racing) posted another solid performance in Mexico City after Qualifying in Second in Santiago. Just waiting for the drivers to get going on their second runs. Leclerc improves into P3 but still four tenths off Verstappen. Not sure about that. Valtteri Bottas took the pole position for the fifth race on the 2019 Formula 1 schedule, the Spanish Grand Prix, at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. It's Vettel who leads the field at the moment but he's the only one of the front-runners to post a lap time. It's likely to be a Ferrari on pole, but which one? That is a mighty lap from Verstappen. The gap to P12 is over four tenths of a second so I reckon they will try it again. Max Verstappen’s scandalous comments cost him pole position in Mexico as rivals accused him of arrogantly playing by his own rules. No official notification on that at the moment. Published on Oct 26, 2019 Max Verstappen vai largar na pole position no GP MÉXICO e Will Bueno faz a análise do treino classificatório Seja um apoiador do Botequim GP. GREEN LIGHT We're back on track for Q2 with @ToroRossoFive down, 15 remaining...#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/cE6KsTxIsD, It's the third year in a row that both Haas drivers have been eliminated in Q1 at the #MexicoGP...#F1 pic.twitter.com/rrwID8H8SL. I wonder if Vettel made a bit of a mess of the rest of the lap after that brilliant sector one. Even with Bottas’ travails, the odds remain stacked against Hamilton. Matt Crafton becomes first back-to-back champion in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History November 15, 2014 Nationwide | … Max Verstappen takes second career pole position in Mexico Red Bull's Max Verstappen claims his second career pole position at the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix … Verstappen took the pole position for this 71-lap race around the 17-turn, 2.674-mile (4.303-kilometer) Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez road course in Mexico City, Mexico by recording a track record lap time of 74.758 seconds (128.767 miles per hour). by Nicolás Quarles van Ufford. I'm going to say yes. Hamilton goes quickest in sector two but Verstappen beats them all! It's close between them, though. What's his S1 time like? POSITION TIME POINTS; 1 Lewis Hamilton HAM Mercedes: 1:36:48.904: 25: 2 Sebastian Vettel VET Ferrari +1.766s: 18: 3 Valtteri Bottas BOT Mercedes +3.553s: 15: 4 Charles Leclerc LEC Ferrari +6.368s: 13: 5 Alexander … The German moves into P1, half a second ahead of Hamilton. But, I mean, does he really need that helmet? Max Verstappen secured pole position for Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix by going fastest in qualifying at Mexico City. Then in final practice neither of their cars ran, with the team explaining more below. Just overdriving it there. The top speed we have is very good" #MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/QN1GzovffK, VETTEL: "I think the car was good, but it would have been nice to have been higher up. Max Verstappen claimed pole position in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix weekend, Round 18 of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, in a dramatic session which ended early when Valtteri Bottas crashed heavily in the dying moments of the session. 26-10-2019 23:25 . Red Bull's Max Verstappen claims his second career pole position at the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez. As is Hamilton. Advert | Become a Supporter & go ad-free. Post published: September 11, 2019; Buy Single Edition. Read our community guidelines in full, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, Valtteri Bottas' front end of his Mercedes was turned into a mass of tangled debris following a crash, Verstappen took pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas crashed heavily at the end of qualifying, Ferrari have been the quickest team so far this weekend, Sport photos of 2020, part one: F1 commentator David Croft on Romain Grosjean's Bahrain GP horror crash, New contract for Lewis Hamilton is a no-brainer but there is no rush, says Mercedes boss, Sergio Pérez replaces Alexander Albon at Red Bull for 2021, Jamie Chadwick to defend W Series title in 2021, FIA confirms record 23-race calendar for 2021 F1 season, Sir Frank Williams, founder of Williams F1 team, in a stable condition in hospital. Here we go. Mexico (AFP) Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) will start in pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday after beating the Ferrari cars of Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel in qualifying on Saturday. No! And, naturally, there was a car in the barriers ahead of him. Sainz has an advantage over Albon but Albon has a better car. Mexico 2019 >> Race entrants • Qualifications • Starting grid • Result • Laps led • Best laps • Lap by lap • Championship. 2019 Mexican Grand Prix Posted on . Red Bull's Max Verstappen has been demoted from pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix by a penalty for ignoring warning flags. It is unlikely that Hamilton will outscore Bottas by the points he needs in Mexico, having done so by that margin only once this season. Hulkenberg-Norris-Ricciardo-Sainz is the current order with less than a tenth between them all. I think, after qualifying with a time exactly the same as the Dutchman in Japan, I reckon Albon will be at least four tenths behind him this time. It was the fourth round of the 2018–19 Formula E season and the fourth edition of the event as part of the championship. Copy link Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Max Verstappen has been stripped of his pole position in for the Mexican Grand Prix, as the Dutchman got penalised for not slowing down when passing the wreckage of Valtteri Bottas at the final corner of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. The last hour of practice ahead of the #MexicoGP was action packed!Here's the best bits in a bite-sized chunk...#F1 pic.twitter.com/b5cy2yiEov, Belgium:Leclerc - Ferrari Italy: Leclerc - Ferrari Singapore: Leclerc - Ferrari Russia: Leclerc - Ferrari Japan: Vettel - Ferrari. L.HAMILTON Mercedes 1'15''262. Lap time deleted and a penalty normal procedure. Thankfully for them there wasn't too much meaningful running due to the damp track but Renault are not in a great place this weekend. Verstappen was dealt a three-place grid penalty for failing to slow under yellow flags. “He didn’t even need to go flat-out, he had already got pole. Both Williams cars out, nobody else. MEXICO CITY -- Max Verstappen has been stripped of his pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix for failing to slow under yellow warning flags following Valtteri Bottas' accident. I mean, I think they're going to be fine to make it through but there's no insurance here. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen began the 2019 Formula 1 season on a scintillating pace, at one point stringing together a top five finish streak of over a year, but he had cooled off quite a bit following the summer break and has now gone almost three months without a victory. It'd be some achievement for Sainz to finish P6 in the championship. Not sure if Albon backed off like Verstappen towards the end but if he didn't he's a fair way behind him. Verstappen also backs off. Annual Subscription. Giovinazzi stays in P16. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Max Verstappen stripped of pole position in Mexico UK & international sports Published: Oct 26, 2019 Last Updated: Oct 26, 2019 Verstappen was dealt a … Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen is pictured on the paddock after taking the pole position during the qualifying session of the F1 Mexico Grand Prix at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City, Mexico, October 26, 2019. But he's also within a tenth of Grosjean ahead of him. But that's only if Sainz doesn't improve. Formula One F1 - Mexican Grand Prix - Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit, Mexico City, Mexico - October 26, 2019 Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates after qualifying in pole position … Sainz on mediums but 0.007s outside of the top 10. That puts them all but out of contention for fourth in the constructors' championship and leaves them vulnerable to Racing Point and Toro Rosso behind them. NASCAR Pole Position Oct/Nov 2019. Sector three is pretty tasty, though. Plenty more of this in qualifying, please. “Lewis has a clear opinion on where he sees himself in the future, and we are and have always been very loyal to our drivers. For sixth. Following the German GP where he secured pole position, Hamilton had to wait for ten GP weekends before securing another. It also emerged that Hamilton would all but certainly end his career at Mercedes, with Wolff indicating that the five-time world champion would spurn a move to Ferrari in favour of signing a final contract at the Silver Arrows. Verstappen goes quickest! Mercedes. Press alt + / to open this menu Can anyone dislodge Verstappen here? 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L ewis Hamilton received an unexpected fillip in his quest to seal a sixth world title at Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after Max Verstappen was stripped of pole position … It's still quite slippery out there. Albon nowhere in the end. And what style to do it at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP as 2019 … Hamilton’s fourth place is his worst ever start in Mexico, and you have to go back to the 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix – a gap of more than 10 years – since he last won from that position. Lewis Hamilton can clinch his sixth world title here this weekend (if he outscores team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 14 points or more) but there has been little talk of that. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images) There is time to find for Ferrari here... Max Verstappen moves into provisional pole with a 1:14.910!Your move, the chasing pack...#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/giK3ngn9dj. “It’s important that the FIA are really strict about the double yellow flags,” he said. These laps are going to tell us the square root of nothing. Lewis Hamilton received an unexpected fillip in his quest to seal a sixth world title at Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after Max Verstappen was stripped of pole position for failing to slow down under double yellow flags. #MexicoGP #VB77 pic.twitter.com/39BCXsbOZ3. Can he stay there? Verstappen appeared to improve his previous time in the final sector (and his overall lap) whilst Bottas was in the wall and yellow flags were being waved. I am not sure about this one. 2019 Mexican Grand Prix Posted on . He's gone in very heavy there... Verstappen is the last driver out on track. For all he knew, Valtteri could have been in the middle of the circuit. It is a discussion worth having and many other drivers have given their opinions, too, but it has overshadowed the actual business of the championship. Leclerc is set to start alongside Verstappen on the front row in second place, marking his sixth consecutive front row start. C.LECLERC Ferrari 1'15''024. The Mercedes juggernaut built up such an advantage in the early races that their sixth consecutive title has seemed inevitable since May. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. This pole position is the first position by a non-Scuderia Ferrari driver since the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring at the beginning of August, for which Verstappen also took the pole position. Red Bull Racing rookie Alexander Albon qualified in fifth place and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas qualified in sixth, but Bottas will likely receive some kind of grid penalty after crashing at the end of the qualifying session, destroying his car. Want your voice heard? The Mexican Grand Prix, the 18th of 21 races on the 2019 Formula 1 schedule, is set to be broadcast live on ABC from Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez beginning at 3:05 p.m. Hamilton beats Vettel, as Bottas narrowly keeps title race alive . He says he is but you can hear he's breathing very heavily. Your privacy is safe with us. The oldest person to qualify in pole position was Nino Farina, who was 47 years, 79 days old when he was polesitter for the 1954 Argentine Grand Prix. Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen is pictured on the paddock after taking the pole position during the qualifying session of the F1 Mexico Grand Prix at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City, Mexico, October 26, 2019. Bottas is confirmed at least second. Should the reigning champion keep that position in the race, and his only challenger Valtteri Bottas finish outside the points, then another Formula One crown will be his. Can they get back into it? Valtteri Bottas got a bit sideways going into the pit lane in final practice, staying true to his Finnish roots. Bottas is out of his car and okayHe qualifies in P6#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/H6F4CRuVdL. Matt Morlidge Sky Sports October 27, 2019 11:48am Those remarks brought a summons to the stewards, who resolved to demote him three places. Red Bull's Max Verstappen has been demoted from pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix by a penalty for ignoring warning flags. Qualifying Results1st – Max Verstappen2nd – Charles Leclerc3rd – Sebastian Vettel4th – Lewis Hamilton5th – Alexander Albon6th – Valtteri Bottas7th – Carlos Sainz Jr.8th – Lando Norris9th – Daniil Kvyat10th – Pierre Gasly11th – Sergio Perez12th – Nico Hulkenberg13th – Daniel Ricciardo14th – Kimi Raikkonen15th – Antonio Giovinazzi16th – Lance Stroll17th – Kevin Magnussen18th – Romain Grosjean19th – George Russell20th – Robert Kubica. Sign Up. "#AMuS #F1 #MexicoGP. Leclerc in pole position dopo la penalità a Verstappen. A little. Lewis Hamilton seeks new Mercedes deal 'before Christmas', McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says £185 million investment represents ‘key moment’ in team’s progress, Lewis Hamilton 'just grateful to be alive' after Covid-19 and on verge of sealing new Mercedes deal, Max Verstappen wins in Abu Dhabi as Red Bull dominate an out of sorts Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton. That's more like it from Ferrari. Bottas had a bit of a moment in the stadium section, locking up and ruining his lap. The ultimate gift for racing fans! I wonder. Perez gets in with a very decent time there, ahead of both Renaults and McLarens. There's also a pit lane incident between Ricciardo and Kvyat being investigated re: unsafe release. And what style to do it at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP as 2019 … by Nicolás Quarles van Ufford. Haas have also, historically, been awful in Mexico. Hamilton quarto, Bottas a muro (oggi sabato 26 ottobre). With only seconds to go in a closely-fought qualifying session, Bottas’ steering snapped violently left through the sweeping right-hand corner, such that the car scraped the surface off several metres of concrete wall before smashing into a protective tyre barrier. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020: What time does the race start today, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds? Absolutely not. I think Ferrari are holding a fair bit back here, though. Subscribe to our daily newsletter! The most interesting battle in there? Verstappen’s pole came 12 months after he was denied becoming F1’s youngest-ever pole sitter in Mexico by former Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo. End of season F1 driver rankings: Who were the star performers of 2020? Both Toro Rosso cars out there on the medium compounds. #RSspirit #MexicoGP #FP3, UPDATE We appear to have the same issue on both cars - a pollution of one of the cooling systems, which requires careful cleaning before qualifying. Raikkonen then Sainz and then Norris. He clipped the wall on the outside of the final turn, lost his front wing and then ended up sliding along the barrier before going in quite heavily. “I think that this Ferrari thing has maybe been blown out of proportion,” he said. Hamilton may have led the way in FP1 but Ferrari gave an indication of their true pace, topping second practice 1-2, with the lead Mercedes of Bottas some six-tenths of a second behind Sebastian Vettel. I hope to have a good start tomorrow, it's a long race. SportPesa Racing Point’s Sergio Perez, Renault teammates Nico Hulkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo and Alfa Romeo Racing teammates Kimi Raikkonen and rookie Antonio Giovinazzi were eliminated following the second round of qualifying for the race after qualifying in 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th place, respectively. Max Verstappen stripped of pole position in Mexico. Will he stay there? 7th pole position for Charles LECLERC 228th pole position for Ferrari as constructor 229th pole position for Ferrari as engine builder Average : 206.526 km/h 1. He has led 138 of the 142 laps at the track over the last two years after starting in second place in both years. The soft tyres have been pretty dodgy here all weekend. Max Verstappen claimed pole position in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix weekend, Round 18 of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, in a dramatic session which ended early when Valtteri Bottas crashed heavily in the dying moments of the session. You Might Also Like. So, the most predictable five drivers eliminated in Q1. Formula One F1 - Mexican Grand Prix - Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit, Mexico City, Mexico - October 26, 2019 Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates after qualifying in pole position … Vettel doesn't improve and neither does Verstappen. Lewis Hamilton could clinch the championship in Mexico, but is he the favourite to win the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix as Max Verstappen aims to make it three in a row? Report Hamilton closes in on title with supreme Mexico victory. Published: 27 Ottobre 2019 06:43. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen speaks with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc during the Mexico Grand Prix qualifying session at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City October 26, 2019. The 2019 Mexican Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Gran Premio de México 2019) was a Formula One motor race held on 27 October 2019 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City.The race was the 18th round of the 2019 Formula One World Championship and marked the 21st running of the Mexican Grand Prix, and the 20th time that the race had been run as a World … The incident could yet have major ramifications, though, in his battle with Hamilton for the championship, especially if Mercedes are forced to incur a grid penalty by changing engine parts. Breaking News. Those softs have been chewed up pretty quickly here. Fifth for Albon is a career-best start while Botta - who went to the medical centre following his crash and given the all-clear - was sixth. For Verstappen, however, the damage was done, after he neglected to slow sufficiently under the yellow flags waved immediately after Bottas’ crash. Sunday's race live on 5 Live and the BBC Sport website at 19:10 GMT. Asked whether he had slowed at all, he shot back: “Didn’t look like it, did it? Max Verstappen took pole for the Mexican Grand Prix but was given a three-place grid penalty after failing to slow down following Valtteri Bottas’s crash at the end of qualifying After an initial investigation by the FIA, Verstappen was cleared of any transgression. Copy link Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Max Verstappen has been stripped of his pole position in for the Mexican Grand Prix, as the Dutchman got penalised for not slowing down when passing the wreckage of Valtteri Bottas at the final corner of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. It has left the track quite green, though. Mercedes were a little closer (around a tenth away) but it may be too much for them to challenge Ferrari and the second row could be a more reasonable target. But is this worthy of some kind of penalty? He has a rear lock up and spins onto the grass at turn one. While Hamilton has a £40 million-a-year deal that keeps him a Mercedes driver until the end of next year, the prospect of radical regulation changes in 2021 – not to mention a strict budget cap that would limit all teams to a maximum £125 million annual spend – has raised the temptation of a final chapter at Maranello. Bottas in is the wall in the final turn, that has surely to be a red flag! Bottas was evidently shaken but otherwise unharmed. At the moment we believe Verstappen ignored single waved yellows. What can Leclerc do next up? It can all unravel in the blink of an eye A welcome sight to see Valtteri out of the car #MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/EyAdqkA7rY. UK Sport Published : Oct 26, 2019. Note - Kvyat received a post-race, 10-second time penalty after hitting the rear of Hulkenberg. It has been much more about his environmental concerns, which he voiced after the Japanese Grand Prix. It was, I believe, a single yellow flag rather than a double one. Hamilton beats it by a tenth, and then Vettel beats it. Nobody will want to start on them tomorrow. Hamilton, for one, had little sympathy, suggesting that Verstappen had driven unsafely. But Vettel isn’t ready to claim another pole position just yet. The Mercedes in formation, led by Bottas. Video RACE HIGHLIGHTS: 2019 Mexican Grand Prix. Vettel was very quick in the first sector at least but has dropped behind in sector two. Tomorrow, the start will be very important. He came to a pretty quick stop. For the past three years, Mercedes have struggled in Mexico more than at any other track, with the high altitude severely diminishing their cars’ downforce. All the texts present on the StatsF1 site are the exclusive property their authors. Would be surprised if either Williams or Haas made it into Q2 so it seems like it's a five or six way bottle to not be P16. We are about to find out the ultimate pace of the top three teams, though. GREEN LIGHT! It will be quite an adventure"#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/CWktb5nyP0. Both Toro Rossos and both McLarens make it through into Q3, McLaren showing decent pace in the end. Race weekend. Leclerc scored an additional point for setting the fastest lap of the race. Verstappen’s pole came 12 months after he was denied becoming F1’s youngest-ever pole sitter in Mexico by former Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo. If it get's too bad he has to wear diapers. Kubica top with a 1.20.313 at the moment. Back to all videos. He also points out that he himself got a penalty for a similar incident in China in 2018. Top six all on medium tyres, by the way. Q1 is under way with @GeorgeRussell63...Follow all of the drama from qualifying with live commentary, timings and more >> https://t.co/MddmLh2Nm7#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/wzKab54Xiz, Qualifying ➡️ 10 minutes#MexicoGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/Eg90SWVwRm. It's not enough...he's 0.114s behind. Disappointing end to qualifying. Bottas in front. Verstappen stripped of Mexico pole position for ignoring yellow flags Oct 26, 2019 Laurence Edmondson F1 Editor MEXICO CITY -- Max Verstappen has been stripped of his pole position … Vettel is set to start in third alongside Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport’s Lewis Hamilton in fourth on the second row. That'll be that. Verstappen looking quick, though. Racing Point’s Lance Stroll, Haas teammates Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean and ROKiT Williams teammates George Russell, a rookie, and Robert Kubica were eliminated following the first round of qualifying for the race after qualifying in 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th, respectively. Vettel was the quickest of the two last time out but Leclerc took four pole positions in a row before. Not likely to be any damage there, other than to his ego. — AFP pic. He goes P4 with those softs, ahead of both Mercedes. Wehrlein on Pole; Track temperatures up to 23 degrees Celsius; Mixed Super Pole shoot out sees five manufacturers battle it out for Pole.