Verstappen secures pole during wet qualifying session for Canadian GP

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start from P1 for the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday after posting the fastest time in Saturday's qualifying on a wet Circuit Gilles Villeneuve track in Montreal.

Pos. Driver Team Time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:21.299
2 Fernando Alonso Alpine +0.645
3 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +0.797
4 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +1.592
5 Kevin Magnussen Haas +1.661
6 Mick Schumacher Haas +2.057
7 Esteban Ocon Alpine +2.230
8 George Russell Mercedes +2.258
9 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +2.450
10 Zhou Guanyu Alfa Romeo +2.731
11 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo Q2
12 Alex Albon Williams Q2
13 Sergio Perez Red Bull Q2
14 Lando Norris McLaren Q2
15 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri Q1
16 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin Q1
17 Lance Stroll Aston Martin Q1
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams Q1
19 Charles Leclerc Ferrari Q2*
20 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri Q1

Ferrari star Charles Leclerc, who has started in the top row in every race this season, will begin from the rear after multiple penalties.

Meanwhile, veteran Spaniard Fernando Alonso secured P2 for his best qualifying performance since 2012.

"It feels great, it was an unbelievable weekend so far for us ... the car was mega, I was so comfortable driving this car, and the fans pushed me to make an extra push. I think we'll attack Max on the first corner," Alonso said.

Verstappen secures pole during wet qualifying session for Canadian GP
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