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OFFICIAL GRID – Who starts where for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix after penalties and pit-lane starts

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUNE 04: Pierre Gasly of France and Alpine F1 talks with Max Verstappen of the

Max Verstappen’s pole position may have been something of a foregone conclusion, but that didn’t stop qualifying in Spain throwing up some major surprises – Charles Leclerc out in Q1 for Ferrari, and then Verstappen’s Red Bull team mate Sergio Perez and Mercedes’ George Russell missing the Q3 cut.

It means we find local hero Carlos Sainz on the front row for Ferrari, just ahead of his former McLaren team mate Lando Norris and the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton. Pierre Gasly had qualified a spectacular fourth for Alpine, but starts 10th thanks to two three-place penalties for impeding.

READ MORE: Verstappen storms to Spanish GP pole ahead of Sainz and Norris after Leclerc drops out in Q1

And at other end of the field, Ferrari and Williams have chosen to start Leclerc and Logan Sargeant from the pit lane, both having made car modifications whilst under Parc Ferme conditions.

Spain 2023

Starting Grid

PositionTeam NameTime
1VER1:12.272
2SAI1:12.734
3NOR1:12.792
4HAM1:12.818
5STR1:12.994
6OCO1:13.083
7HUL1:13.229
8ALO1:13.507
9PIA1:13.682
10GAS1:12.816
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The 2023 Spanish Grand Prix starts at 1500 local time. Be sure to join our live coverage from 1400 here.

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