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Sunday, 26 March 2023 10:01 GMT

Red Bull's Perez Takes Pole For Saudi Arabian GP

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) AFP

Jeddah: Red Bull's Sergio Perez will start from pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix but his teammate, world champion Max Verstappen, will only be in 15th after pulling up with a car problem during Saturday's qualifying.

Perez, who also took pole in last year's race here, topped the leaderboard with a best lap of 1 minute 28.265 seconds.

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Ferrari's Charles Leclerc was second, 0.155sec behind Perez, but faces a 10-place grid drop, leaving Fernando Alonso to start on the front row in his Aston Martin.

Verstappen topped all the practice sessions but pulled up with a mechanical problem in Q2.


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