The Dutch driver Max Verstappen will start in Formula 1 for the third time in a row from the first place in the Austrian Grand Prix. In Saturday’s qualifying on the track in Spielberg, the leading driver of the World Championship continued the week-old triumph from the Grand Prix of Styria and secured the seventh overall pole position in his career in front of the crowded stands. Watch the race in a detailed online report on Sport.cz from 15:00.
Lando Norris from McLaren will start second for the first time in his life. Verstappen’s Red Bull teammate Sergio Pérez and reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton with a Mercedes will take the second row.
The 23-year-old Verstappen will attack the third triumph in a row in front of the full stands in Austria and also to increase the lead at the head of the championship. He is currently 18 points ahead of Hamilton, who last had pole position in early May in Spain.