Max Verstappen ensured he will start the championship-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the best possible position after comfortably beating Lewis Hamilton to pole.
2021 F1 qualifying reports articles archive
Hamilton grabs Jeddah pole position as Verstappen crashes on final lap
2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashed at the final corner of his final lap.
Flying Hamilton takes dominant pole position in Qatar
2021 Qatar Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton grabbed the pole position for the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix, four-tenths of a second ahead of championship leader Max Verstappen.
Hamilton claims Saturday pole with dominant qualifying performance
2021 Sao Paulo Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton out-qualified championship leader Max Verstappen on Friday, setting the grid for Saturday’s Sprint race.
Bottas on pole in shock Mercedes front row lock-out in Mexico
2021 Mexico City Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas has taken pole position for the Mexico City Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton after Red Bull’s challenge unexpectedly faded in qualifying.
Verstappen sees off Hamilton and Perez for pole in Austin
2021 United States Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen will start the United States Grand Prix from pole position ahead of his championship rival Lewis Hamilton.
Hamilton fastest but Bottas takes pole for Turkish Grand Prix
2021 Turkish Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in qualifying but team mate Valtteri Bottas will start from pole position ahead of Max Verstappen.
Norris grabs first F1 pole at Sochi after mistakes leave Hamilton fourth
2021 Russian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lando Norris took his maiden pole position in his Formula 1 career by making the best work out of a drying track after Lewis Hamilton spun.
Bottas beats Hamilton to pole for Monza sprint qualifying race
2021 Italian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas will start the Italian Grand Prix sprint qualifying race from pole position after overhauling team mate Lewis Hamilton with his final lap.
Verstappen beats Hamilton to secure home pole position for Dutch Grand Prix
2021 Dutch Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen took pole position for the Dutch Grand Prix to the delight of the local crowd, but only by half a tenth from Lewis Hamilton.
Verstappen denies Russell his first pole position in wet Spa qualifying
2021 Belgian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen snatched pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at the last moment, denying George Russell in a wet and disrupted qualifying session.
Hamilton on pole as Mercedes confine Verstappen to second-row start
2021 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton will lead a Mercedes one-two on the grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix after a tense end to qualifying at the Hungaroring.
Hamilton beats Verstappen to pole for F1’s first sprint qualifying race despite last-lap slip
2021 British Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton will start Formula 1’s first sprint qualifying race from pole position despite an error at the end of his final lap in qualifying.
Verstappen continues pole run as Norris takes surprise spot on front row
2021 Austrian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen secured his third pole position in as many weeks by beating Lando Norris in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix.
Verstappen flies to pole as Bottas penalty puts Hamilton second
2021 Styrian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen will start the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position ahead of his championship rival Lewis Hamilton, as Valtteri Bottas’ penalty cost him a front row start.
Verstappen beats Hamilton to claim first pole position since Bahrain
2021 French Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Max Verstappen will start from pole for the French Grand Prix after beating championship rival Lewis Hamilton by over two tenths of a second.
Leclerc takes pole again as five drivers crash in qualifying
2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Charles Leclerc will start on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton after a chaotic qualifying session that saw four red flag stoppages.
Leclerc on pole after crashing on final lap in Monaco
2021 Monaco Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Charles Leclerc claimed pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix despite crashing on his final attempt to improve his lap time.
Hamilton takes 100th pole by hundredths from Verstappen
2021 Spanish Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took the 100th pole position of his career after beating championship rival Max Verstappen by only 0.036s.
Bottas on pole in Portugal as Verstappen loses quicker lap time
2021 Portuguese Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix after Max Verstappen lost what would’ve been a pole setting lap for exceeding track limits at turn four.