Verstappen Dominates Qualifying to Secure Pole Position for Austrian Grand Prix Sprint Race
Max Verstappen secured a dominant pole position for the sprint race at the Austrian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver qualified almost half a second ahead of his teammate Sergio Perez, with Lando Norris taking third place for McLaren. It was a disappointing session for Mercedes, as Lewis Hamilton was knocked out in the first session (SQ1) and will start in 18th position. George Russell, also from Mercedes, encountered a hydraulic issue and was unable to participate in SQ2.