Charles Leclerc Ferrari Bahrain Grand Prix

The first race of the 2024 Formula One season will take place on Saturday, 2 March in Bahrain. Here’s when qualifying will take place. Image: Darron Cummings / AFP

Las Vegas Grand Prix: Starting grid after ALL driver penalties

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc will start from pole position in this weekend’s Las Vegas Grand Prix after posting the fastest time in qualifying.

Charles Leclerc Ferrari Bahrain Grand Prix

The first race of the 2024 Formula One season will take place on Saturday, 2 March in Bahrain. Here’s when qualifying will take place. Image: Darron Cummings / AFP

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc will start from pole position in this weekend’s Las Vegas Grand Prix after posting the fastest time in qualifying.

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Leclerc finished ahead of team-mate Carlos Sainz, but with the Spaniard having a 10-place grid penalty imposed after Thursday’s practice, world champion Max Verstappen of Red Bull will start second.

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Mercedes’ George Russell will be in third place on the grid alongside Alpine’s French driver Pierre Gasly.

The race will start at 08:00 (SA time).

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Starting grid for Las Vegas Grand Prix:

Front row

Charles Leclerc (MON/Ferrari)

Max Verstappen (NED/Red Bull)

2nd row

George Russell (GBR/Mercedes)

Pierre Gasly (FRA/Alpine-Renault)

3rd row

Alexander Albon (THA/Williams-Mercedes)

Logan Sargeant (USA/Williams-Mercedes)

4th row

Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Alfa Romeo-Ferrari)

Kevin Magnussen (DEN/Haas-Ferrari)

5th row

Fernando Alonso (ESP/Aston Martin-Mercedes)

Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes)

6th row

Sergio Perez (MEX/Red Bull)

Carlos Sainz (ESP/Ferrari)

7th row

Nico Hülkenberg (GER/Haas-Ferrari)

Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/AlphaTauri-Red Bull)

8th row

Lando Norris (GBR/McLaren-Mercedes)

Esteban Ocon (FRA/Alpine-Renault)

9th row

Oscar Piastri (AUS/McLaren-Mercedes)

Zhou Guanyu (CHN/Alfa Romeo-Ferrari)

10th row

Lance Stroll (CAN/Aston Martin-Mercedes)

Yuki Tsunoda (JPN/AlphaTauri-Red Bull)

Note: Carlos Sainz penalised 10 places (engine change), Lance Stroll penalised 5 places (overtaking under yellow flags)

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