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Formula 1 in Baku: qualification session ends, Vettel wins pole position

28 April 2018 [18:39] - TODAY.AZ


Formula 1 qualification event at the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku has ended.

Sebastian Vettel from Ferrari won the qualification event. His timing was 1:42.538.

The F1 pilots will take following positions at the start of the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku:

15Sebastian VettelFERRARI1:42.7621:43.0151:41.49819
244Lewis HamiltonMERCEDES1:42.6931:42.6761:41.67721
377Valtteri BottasMERCEDES1:43.3551:42.6791:41.83721
43Daniel RicciardoRED BULL RACING TAG HEUER1:42.8571:43.4821:41.91120
533Max VerstappenRED BULL RACING TAG HEUER1:42.6421:42.9011:41.99419
67Kimi RäikkönenFERRARI1:42.5381:42.5101:42.49020
731Esteban OconFORCE INDIA MERCEDES1:43.0211:42.9671:42.52320
811Sergio PerezFORCE INDIA MERCEDES1:43.9921:43.3661:42.54720
927Nico HulkenbergRENAULT1:43.7461:43.2321:43.06620
1055Carlos SainzRENAULT1:43.4261:43.4641:43.35120
1118Lance StrollWILLIAMS MERCEDES1:44.3591:43.58516
1235Sergey SirotkinWILLIAMS MERCEDES1:44.2611:43.88617
1314Fernando AlonsoMCLAREN RENAULT1:44.0101:44.01916
1416Charles LeclercSAUBER FERRARI1:43.7521:44.07417
1520Kevin MagnussenHAAS FERRARI1:43.6741:44.75914
162Stoffel VandoorneMCLAREN RENAULT1:44.4898
1710Pierre GaslySCUDERIA TORO ROSSO HONDA1:44.4969
189Marcus EricssonSAUBER FERRARI1:45.54110
NC28Brendon HartleySCUDERIA TORO ROSSO HONDA1:57.3545

Nico Hulkenberg from Renault was penalized at the qualification session of the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

He was penalized five places and will start on the 14th position.

On April 29, Azerbaijan will host the Grand Prix race, as well as the second Formula 2 race.

The length of the Baku track, where teams compete for the championship, each represented by two drivers, is just over six kilometers. The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. The Formula 1 Paddock, team garages and pit lanes are also located there.


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