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F1 starting grid: Carlos Sainz claims pole position at 2022 British Grand Prix

Formula One racing is headed to England for the British Grand Prix. We’ll update qualifying until we’ve got the full racing grid is set for Sunday’s race at Silverstone Circuit.

A general view of the pit lane, the new Hilton Garden Inn and bridge during previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone on June 30, 2022 in Northampton, United Kingdom. Photo by Vince Mignott/MB Media/Getty Images

Q3 results: Qualifying is a wrap and Carlos Sainz has claimed the pole position for the first time in his career. Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc follow in second and third. The full starting grid is listed below.

Q2 results: The second stage of qualifying wrapped and Max Verstappen once again had the fastest lap. The five slowest were Pierre Gasly, Valtteri Bottas, Yuki Tsunoda, Daniel Ricciardo, and Esteban Ocon. They will start in positions 11-15 on Sunday.

Q1 results: The first stage of qualifying wrapped and Max Verstappen had the fastest lap. The five slowest were Alexander Albon, Kevin Magnussen, Sebastian Vettel, Mick Schumacher, and Lance Stroll. They will start in positions 16-20 on Sunday.

Formula One racing has arrived in England this weekend for the British Grand Prix. The race will take place on Sunday, July 3rd at Silverstone Circuit, getting underway at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2. It will be available for live stream at WatchESPN.

The day prior, qualifying will take place at 10 a.m. ET, also on ESPN 2. The 20 drivers will face off for an hour of racing to establish the fastest time and secure pole position. F1 qualifying is broken up into three stages. The first 20 minutes will eliminate five drivers and the next 15 minutes will eliminate five more. That will leave the remaining ten competing for pole position in Sunday’s race.

Max Verstappen comes into race week as the favorite to win at DraftKings Sportsbook. He’s installed at -105, followed by Charles Leclerc at +220. Lewis Hamilton is the next closest at +900. Leclerc is the favorite to finish with the fastest qualifying time with odds at -135.

Leclerc has the best odds to finish P1 with -135 odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. Verstappen follows at +160 with Sergio Perez coming in at +750. Carlos Sainz has +1400 odds while Hamilton is installed at +2500 to round out the top-five drivers to be the fastest qualifier.

Here is the full entry list for Sunday’s British Grand Prix as qualifying gets underway. We’ll provide updates with each driver’s time and how the starting lineup settles.

2022 British Grand Prix starting grid

Pos Driver Car #
Pos Driver Car #
1 Carlos Sainz, Jr. 55
2 Max Verstappen 1
3 Charles Leclerc 16
4 Sergio Pérez 11
5 Lewis Hamilton 44
6 Lando Norris 4
7 Fernando Alonso 14
8 George Russell 63
9 Guanyu Zhou 24
10 Nicholas Latifi 6
11 Pierre Gasly 10
12 Valtteri Bottas 77
13 Yuki Tsunoda 22
14 Daniel Ricciardo 3
15 Esteban Ocon 31
16 Alexander Albon 23
17 Kevin Magnussen 20
18 Sebastian Vettel 5
19 Mick Schumacher 47
20 Lance Stroll 18