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Qatar Grand Prix 2023

2023 F1 Qatar Grand Prix weather update

The final weather update ahead of the Qatar Grand Prix at the Lusail International Circuit.

Qatar Sunset
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Now three-time World Champion Max Verstappen starts the Qatar Grand Prix from pole after dominating Friday's qualifying session.

Sprint winner Oscar Piastri is down in sixth after track limit violations, with Verstappen's main threat coming from Mercedes duo George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.

Tyre issues have plagued the weekend, though the discrepancy between compounds provided an electric spectacle in the 19-lap Sprint.

Before racing gets underway, our friends at Weeronline.nl can provide the final weather update.

During the Qatar Grand Prix, teams will have to keep their cool. The race will be held in tropical conditions at around 33 degrees.

Whilst temperatures in the day soar to around 38 degrees - a value measured in the shade - the track surface easily reaches over 10 degrees hotter.

But the sun sets in Doha well before racing gets underway allowing for the temperature drop. A northeasterly wind would help cool temperatures quicker at the cost of more air humidity.

F1 2023 Qatar Grand Prix RN365 News dossier


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