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HIGHLIGHTS: Catch the best of the action from qualifying in Saudi Arabia as Verstappen takes pole

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Max Verstappen will start the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix from pole position for the first time after setting the pace in qualifying.

The Red Bull driver’s time of 1m 27.472s put him 0.319s ahead of Charles Leclerc, meaning that the two will share the front row again as they did in Bahrain. Sergio Perez slotted into third, with Fernando Alonso in fourth and Oscar Piastri taking fifth.

READ MORE: Verstappen takes pole position for Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as he heads Leclerc and Perez

Piastri’s McLaren team mate Lando Norris claimed P6, while the Mercedes duo of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton will share the fourth row in P7 and P8 respectively. The top 10 is completed by Yuki Tsunoda and Lance Stroll.

Oliver Bearman – sitting in for the unwell Carlos Sainz – just missed out on progressing into Q3 in his first F1 qualifying session and will start from P11, with the Ferrari driver exiting in a Q2 segment that was briefly red-flagged following a stoppage on track for Nico Hulkenberg.

Hit go on the video player above to watch the highlights from qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

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