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Saudi Arabia Grand Prix 2023

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Here is the provisional starting grid for the 2023 F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which will be held at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Sunday.

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Sergio Perez will line up on pole position for Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, setting the pace in Qualifying with a time of 1:28.625.

Fernando Alonso partners Perez on the front row, continuing Aston Martin's impressive form from the 2023 season opener in Bahrain.

George Russell lines up an encouraging third for Mercedes, with Carlos Sainz the first Ferrari in fourth spot.

Charles Leclerc starts only 12th after incurring a ten-place grid drop for excessive component usage, while Max Verstappen lines up a lowly 15th after a driveshaft failure in Qualifying.

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

Starting grid for the 2023 F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

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

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