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Brazilian Grand Prix 2023

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix

Check out the starting grid for today's race at Interlagos - Round 20 of 22 in the current Formula 1 season, the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.

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Max Verstappen will start the 2023 Sao Paulo Grand Prix on pole position - his 11th of the season.

The Red Bull driver perfectly timed his Q3 lap on Friday before the storm swept across Interlagos and forced an early abandonment of the session.

He is joined on the front-row by Charles Leclerc, with an all-Aston Martin row two, headed by Lance Stroll.

Lewis Hamilton is fifth with George Russell one of three drivers to pick up a two-place grid penalty for ignoring the race director's instructions to keep to the far left of the pit-exit during qualifying.

Alpine duo Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly were also hit with a similar penalty for the same offence.

NOTE: The grid remains provisional until formally confirmed by the FIA on Sunday.

2023 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix - starting grid

Position Driver Team
1st Max Verstappen Red Bull
2nd Charles Leclerc Ferrari
3rd Lance Stroll Aston Martin
4th Fernando Alonso Aston Martin
5th Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
6th Lando Norris McLaren
7th Carlos Sainz Ferrari
8th George Russell - Penalty Mercedes
9th Sergio Perez Red Bull
10th Oscar Piastri McLaren
11th Nico Hulkenberg Haas
12th Kevin Magnussen Haas
13th Alex Albon Williams
14th Esteban Ocon - Penalty Alpine
15th Pierre Gasly - Penalty Alpine
16th Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri
17th Daniel Ricciardo AlphaTauri
18th Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo
19th Zhou Guanyu Alfa Romeo
20th Logan Sargeant Williams

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