Max Verstappen put in a superb performance in qualifying on Saturday afternoon to take his first ever pole position in Monaco, leaving it late to seal a P1 start for Sunday’s Grand Prix, ahead of Fernando Alonso.

    Alonso had been on provisional pole when Verstappen headed into the final sector two-tenths down on the Spaniard’s time. However, a lightening quick final sector, which saw the Red Bull driver hit the barrier, saw him set a time of 1m 11.365s, 0.084s ahead of Alonso’s best effort.

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    To ride onboard with Verstappen on his way to a thrilling pole position in Monte Carlo, click on the video player above as the two get set to go racing again on Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix.