HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the qualifying action as Sainz grabs pole position in Austin


Carlos Sainz will start the United States Grand Prix on pole position after getting the better of Ferrari team mate Charles Leclerc and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen in a close qualifying session.

Sainz pulled out a time of 1m 34.356s on his final Q3 run to edge out Leclerc by 0.065s, with Verstappen 0.092s back, meaning the Spaniard will start from the front of the grid for the third time this season.

Sainz takes pole for the 2022 United States Grand Prix ahead of Verstappen

Leclerc will drop 10 places on the grid for power unit changes, with fourth-placed Sergio Perez also losing five spots after taking on a new engine – promoting a chasing pack of drivers headed by Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and George Russell.

Check out highlights from the 2022 United States Grand Prix qualifying session in the video player above.


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