Starting grid for today's F1 Qatar Grand Prix: How the race will begin

Here's the starting grid for today's F1 Qatar Grand Prix...
Lando Norris (GBR) McLaren MCL60 i
Lando Norris (GBR) McLaren MCL60 i
  1. Max Verstappen
  2. George Russell
  3. Lewis Hamilton
  4. Fernando Alonso
  5. Charles Leclerc
  6. Oscar Piastri
  7. Pierre Gasly
  8. Esteban Ocon
  9. Valtteri Bottas
  10. Lando Norris
  11. Yuki Tsunoda
  12. Carlos Sainz
  13. Alex Albon
  14. Nico Hulkenberg
  15. Logan Sargeant
  16. Lance Stroll
  17. Liam Lawson
  18. Kevin Magnussen
  19. Zhou Guanyu

*Pit lane - Sergio Perez is required to start from the pit lane for using additional power unit elements. 

Max Verstappen will begin the F1 Qatar Grand Prix on pole position.

The two Mercedes drivers are right behind him but the team have played down their chances of upsetting Red Bull. Do they have a chance?

Lando Norris' track limit violations in qualifying mean a front row start evaporated, and he will instead begin in 10th, hampering McLaren's hopes. Oscar Piastri will start sixth.

Ferrari - the only team to interrupt Red Bull's winning streak this year - have Charles Leclerc fifth and Carlos Sainz 12th.

Keep an eye on the under pressure Lance Stroll who is way down in 16th.

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