Max Verstappen was back to his scintillating best as he claimed Sprint pole in Austin, with a brilliant 1m 34.538s lap.

    The 2023 world champion made up for mistakes in qualifying yesterday to put his Red Bull on top spot, despite a spin in SQ2, and will be looking for a similar level of performance once the Sprint gets underway later today.

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    Click on the video player above to watch Verstappen's Shootout pole lap around the Circuit of The Americas.