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Bahrain Grand Prix 2023

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Here is the provisional starting grid for the 2023 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix, which will be held at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday.

Max Verstappen will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position, having set the fastest time during the first qualifying session of the 2023 F1 season.

The Dutchman's lap of 1:29.708 put him in P1, with Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez 0.138 seconds back in P2.

Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz lock out the second row in P3 and P4 respectively, while Fernando Alonso slots into fifth and George Russell is sixth.

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

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

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

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