F1: Charles Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole in Singapore
Charles Leclerc will start the Singapore Grand Prix from pole position after Red Bull rival Max Verstappen was asked to abort his final fastest effort in qualifying at the city-state's Marina Bay street track on Saturday.
Singapore Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc Seizes Pole in Marina Bay, Max Verstappen Left Fuming
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc clocked 1min 49.412sec to top the timesheets 0.022sec ahead of Red Bull's Sergio Perez. Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes will start the race from P3
Leclerc takes Singapore Formula One Grand Prix pole as Verstappen aborts lap
Max Verstappen looked on course for pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday when his Red Bull team aborted his lap with just seconds left in qualifying because of a fuel issue and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc took pole instead.
Singapore Grand Prix: Leclerc on pole; Verstappen finishes eighth
The big shock of the day was Verstappen being asked by his team to abort his final qualifying lap just as it looked like the reigning champion could have challenged for the front row of the grid.