Ricciardo denied pole to Max Verstappen after thrilling qualifying of Mexican GP

Mexican GP

The stage is all set for the Mexican GP to mark an exciting Sunday. Daniele Ricciardo ensured himself the pole position by finishing first in the qualifying even though Max Verstappen dominated the larger part of the race to the pole position.

Max Verstappen seemed very likely to end up being the youngest driver to take the pole but his teammate Ricciardo denied him the same by putting in a sensational flying lap.

Red Bull was too hot to handle in what turned out to be a riveting qualifying session. While Daniel Ricciardo finished first to claim the pole, teammate Max Verstappen who was extraordinary in most parts of the race will take the second position.

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On the grid on Sunday followed by Lewis Hamilton. Lewis Hamilton is just a few inches away from winning his fifth world championship title. Lewis Hamilton needs to finish only seventh in order to win the title for the fifth time.

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who’s been ousted from the title race already finished fourth. It’s in all probability set to be a jam-packed Sunday and it’s very likely to see Lewis Hamilton seal the title at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix.

It’s been a sensational season for him and he will be seen ascertaining his title with only the last set of races remaining in the ongoing season. Red Bull is pleased to have both of its cars in the front two rows on Sunday.

Christian Horner was all praises for his drivers. Christian Horner stated that he was very pleased for Daniel Ricciardo. He stated that even though Max Verstappen and Daniele Ricciardo had the same car but Daniel Ricciardo outperformed in Q3 which ensured him the pole.

Horner further added that Ricciardo deserved the pole and now the team needs to put up a solid show tomorrow with all the leverage of the first two places on the grid.


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