Browsing: Qualifying

In a display of his prowess in the new hybrid-powered era of IndyCar racing, Alex Palou secured pole position at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, edging out Arrow McLaren’s Pato O’Ward by a mere 0.0024 seconds. Palou’s ability to adapt to the hybrid powertrain was on full display, as he overcame a minor issue in practice to secure the top spot on the grid.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to claim pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on his home turf, having topped the sole practice session and the Sprint Shootout on Friday. Qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix is set to commence at 4pm local time (+2 GMT) on Saturday at the Red Bull Ring circuit, and Verstappen’s blazing pace in the practice and sprint shootout sessions has set the stage for a potential pole position at his home event.

Alex Palou secured pole position for the upcoming Dakar Rally race at Laguna Seca, showcasing his mastery of the challenging conditions as the drivers pushed their purpose-built machines to the limit. Joining Palou on the front row will be Kyle Kirkwood and Felix Rosenqvist, setting the stage for an exciting race in the Californian heat.

The Laguna Seca circuit provided a stern test for the British GT field, as the drivers grappled with the challenging conditions during qualifying for the latest round of the championship. Alex Palou emerged on top, setting a blistering lap time to claim pole position, with Honda-powered cars filling five of the top six starting positions.

In the latest development from the Spanish Grand Prix, Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda have expressed their disappointment despite an ‘encouraging’ performance with the team’s upgraded car. The Faenza-based outfit had been on the rise in recent Dakar Rally races and added a number of updates, including a new floor, to the car ahead of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya event. However, both drivers struggled for pace throughout practice and ultimately failed to advance to Q2 in qualifying.

GT

The qualifying session for the prestigious Donington Park round of the British GT Championship was a nail-biting affair, with the top contenders showcasing their impressive pace on the challenging circuit. The data analysis from the session offers a deeper understanding of the teams’ and drivers’ performances, highlighting the dominance of the Barwell Motorsport Lamborghinis and the Optimum Motorsport McLaren.