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Australian Grand Prix 2023

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix

Here is the provisional starting grid for the 2023 F1 Australian Grand Prix, which will be held at the Albert Park circuit on Sunday.

Verstappen Australia
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Max Verstappen will be on pole position for the 2023 Australian Grand Prix after setting a best time of 1:16.732.

Starting alongside him will be George Russell in an unexpected front row for the Mercedes driver.

Lewis Hamilton continues the Mercedes-flank alongside the Aston Martin of Fernando Alonso.

Sergio Perez starts from 20th after crashing out of qualifying with a brake issue, and will be looking to work his way through the field.

Home favourite Oscar Piastri starts from 16th on the grid for McLaren.

The starting grid below is provisional until confirmed by F1's governing body, the FIA.


Position Driver Team
1 Verstappen Red Bull
2 Russell Mercedes
3 Hamilton Mercedes
4 Alonso Aston Martin
5 Sainz Ferrari
6 Stroll Aston Martin
7 Leclerc Ferrari
8 Albon Williams
9 Gasly Alpine
10 Hulkenberg Haas
11 Ocon Alpine
12 Tsunoda AlphaTauri
13 Norris McLaren
14 Magnussen Haas
15 De Vries AlphaTauri
16 Piastri McLaren
17 Zhou Alfa Romeo
18 Sargeant Williams
19 Bottas Alfa Romeo
20 Perez Red Bull

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