The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel won the pole position on the basis of qualifications in Mexico.
Unfortunately, the only one who failed to participate in qualifying, became Pierre went Out, which STR12 mechanics Toro Rosso changed the power plant of Renault after the engine failure in the third workout. Sunday’s race went Out will start from last place.
Barrier the first segment was also unable to overcome Marcus Ericsson, Pascal Wehrlein, Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean finishing in positions 16 through 19 th.
Deserves respect the pace of Fernando Alonso, the Spaniard managed to ride the fastest lap, which was slower than the landmark Lewis Hamilton by just 0.2 seconds.
Mercedes and Ferrari have shown good results in the second segment, when Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel showed almost identical results at the level of 1.17,000, while Valtteri Bottas lost a little more than 0.1 seconds.
But a few minutes later Max Verstappen swept all opposition to its terms 1.16,524, thanks to which ahead of the leaders of the championship race for half a second.
Screening is not passed Felipe Massa and lance Stroll, who took 11th and 12th places.
Brendon Hartley suffered the same fate as Fading – it summed up the motor Renault. No one fast lap in the segment drove the McLaren drivers Alonso and Stoffel Vandorn on the starting grid they both get a big fine, so it was decided to keep the motors and tires for the Sunday race.
In the first attempt of the third segment Verstappen was again the fastest at around 1.16,574. Vettel lost max 0,259 seconds, and Hamilton 0,360 seconds.
The second attempt neither Max nor Lewis improved his results, and Vettel managed to get ahead of Verstappen on 0,086 seconds after a phenomenal lap at 1.16,488. Thus, the German scored his fourth pole position of the season 2017 and his 50th in his career.
From the second row of the grid will start Hamilton and Bottas.
Fifth was Kimi Raikkonen, but the sixth time demonstrated Esteban Windows.
Seventh position Daniel Riccardo not impressive in the light of the great performances of his teammate at Red Bull Racing. The top ten was sixth, Nico Hulkenberg, Carlos Sainz and local favorite Sergio Perez.
Text online broadcast of the qualification of Grand Prix of Mexico with photos you can view on our website.
|2.||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||1.16,574||+0,086|
|6.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.17,437||+0,949|
|7.||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull||1.17,447||+0,959|
|10.||Sergio Perez||Force India||1.17,807||+1,319|
|The threshold for the first segment: 1.17,868||Lag*|
|13.||Brendon Hartley||Torro Rosso|
|The threshold for the second segment: 1.18,902||Lag**|
|20.||Pierre Went Out||Toro Rosso|
|107% of the best time of the first segment 1.22,944|
|* – the gap from the best time of the first segment|
|** – the gap from the best time of the second segment|
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