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Leclerc takes shock pole position in thrilling Azerbaijan GP qualifying

Article To news overview Charles Leclerc took a stunning pole position in an action-packed session at the Azerbaijan GP, beating Lewis Hamilton to make it back to back first places in qualifying. Leclerc set a 1:41.218 on his first Q3 run on the soft tyres to take the top spot despite Ferrari being expected to struggle on the streets of Baku. The top 10 drivers only had one run in Q3 due to Yuki Tsunoda crashing out at the end of Q3 with Carlos Sainz being caught out by the AlphaTauri driver's incident at the same corner, collecting the wall in the Turn 3 run-off zone. Championship leader Max Verstappen could only manage third place and was 0.345 seconds slower than pole sitter Leclerc and...
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