The best facts and stats from qualifying in Zandvoort

The best facts and stats from qualifying in Zandvoort

Zandvoort served up some tricky conditions on Saturday, but even on a damp track that saw plenty of crashes, Max Verstappen couldn’t be stopped. He grabbed his third straight pole on home soil as he continues his quest to equal Sebastian Vettel’s nine consecutive victories. But what else did qualifying highlight? Here are the best facts and stats from the Netherlands…

  • Max Verstappen has taken pole at every Dutch Grand Prix in his lifetime so far.

  • The Dutchman grabbed his eighth pole of the year, surpassing his 2022 total.

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  • Logan Sargeant was the first American to qualify in the top 10 since Michael Andretti at the 1993 Italian Grand Prix.

  • Williams had two cars in Q3 for the first time since Monza 2017, when Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll managed that feat.

  • Lewis Hamilton starts 13th, his second Q2 elimination of the season. He also started P13 in Miami.

  • Pierre Gasly was 12th, in what was his third straight Q2 elimination.

  • Zhou Guanyu suffered his fifth Q1 exit in the last six races.

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  • Esteban Ocon qualified 17th, this Q1 elimination following four consecutive Q2 exits.

  • Kevin Magnussen was out in Q1 for the fourth time in the last five races.

  • Valtteri Bottas suffered his third Q1 exit of the season.


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