Kevin Magnussen takes remarkable maiden F1 pole after thrilling wet Qualifying session at Sao Paulo GP; world champion Max Verstappen second, with George Russell third despite spin; watch the Sao Paulo GP Sprint on Saturday at 7:30pm on Saturday, with build-up from 6:30pm
Last Updated: 11/11/22 8:18pm
Kevin Magnussen claimed both his and Haas’ first Formula 1 pole as wet conditions set up a thrilling upset in Qualifying at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.
Magnussen will start Saturday’s Sprint in Brazil at the front of the grid, with world champion Max Verstappen second for Red Bull.
The 30-year-old Dane was top of the timesheet with eight minutes remaining of Q3 when Mercedes’ George Russell, who will start third, spun into a gravel trap and triggered a red flag.
The rain, which had fallen at varying levels of intensity throughout qualifying, then strengthened, meaning no driver could improve once the session resumed, leaving Magnussen and Haas to celebrate a remarkable triumph.
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