It is Ferrari all the way ahead of the final race at the Monaco Grand Prix as they took the top-two spots in the qualifying round at the Circuit de Monaco on Saturday. While the number 2 placed driver on the Formula 1 world championship rankings Charles Leclerc secured the pole, his teammate Carlos Sainz was not far behind and finished second.
Winner of the Spanish Grand Prix and the current leader of the 2022 drivers’ rankings Max Verstappen proved to be the fourth fastest with his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez finishing third. Notably, it was Ferrari’s Leclerc who topped Q1 and Q2- a testimony to his consistency in the qualifying round even as the likes of Yuki Tsunoda, Valtteri Bottas, Kevin Magnussen, Daniel Ricciardo and Mick Schumacher were eliminated before Q3.
Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell finished eighth and sixth, respectively.