But it could’ve been Kimi Raikkonen’s had he not made one crucial error.
As Sebastian Vettel celebrated his third successive pole position, his teammate Kimi Raikkonen was left wondering what could have been after losing his shot at P1 in a moment of sudden oversteer.
Red Bull Racing’s qualifying deficit to the more powerful Ferrari and Mercedes cars won’t matter in the race because the slipstream effect in Baku is so powerful, says Daniel Ricciardo.
Fernando Alonso has predicted blustery weather and a slippery racetrack will combine to create another chaotic grand prix around the streets of Azeri capital Baku.
Neither Toro Rosso driver made it through Q1 during qualifying at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but both were lucky to make it back to the garage uninjured after a frightening near miss at the end of the session.
Sebastian Vettel has secured his third successive pole in a nail-biting qualifying session at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel beat Lewis Hamilton to the fastest lap of the final free practice session at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, but a late-session red flag left the competitive order unclear going into qualifying.
Daniel Ricciardo is prepared to fight for victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after topping the second Friday practice session, but the Australian is prepared to lose his pace advantage in qualifying.
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says Max Verstappen is still growing in experience after the Dutchman crashed his car halfway through first free practice on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton says he’ll be keeping his engineers on their toes overnight in search for a solution to his Mercedes car’s lack of pace during practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.