Australian GP Live: Race begins with Lekler at No. 1: Charles Leclerc leads the race, followed by Max Verstappen and George Russell. Ferrari’s Charles Lacklark captured the second pole of the season after moving the fastest in the Q3 session. This is Ferrari’s first pole in 15 years at the Australian Grand Prix. Worstapen and Perez of the Red Bulls finished second and third respectively and will start from the front row. Where, Mercedes was a promising day as Hamilton and Russell were fifth and sixth in qualifying. Follow the Australian GP Qualifying Live Day 2 and Formula 1 live updates on InsideSport.IN.

McLaren looked comfortable and saw both of their drivers in the top 10 for the first time this season. Lando Norris finished fourth and Daniel Ricciardo finished seventh in his home race. Veteran driver Fernando Alonso wrecked his car and saw a DNF next to his name. However, he will start the race from the tenth place.

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Australian GP Live: Sebastian Vettel crashes as Charles Leclerc remains P1 following Max Verstappen and George Russell – follow live update

  • Perez is making his move on Alonso and is eyeing that fourth spot.
  • Alonso is now fourth and Magnassen is now seventh.
  • The safety vehicle has now expired.
Australian GP Live: Max Verstapen P2 after PITSTOP early when Charles Leclerc was traveling comfortably on P1 - follow live updates
Australian GP Live: Sebastian Vettel comes out of turn 4, turns around and stops on the track by himself.
  • A security vehicle has been deployed. Vettel seems to have turned on the track coming out of Turn 4.
  • After setting a lap time of 1m22.533 seconds, Max Verstappen made the fastest lap to his name.
  • Now, Hamilton Pete.
  • Charles Leclerc Hole.
  • Hamilton in second place and Russell in third place.
  • Sergio Perez also came to Pete Lane.
  • Alonso is now in eighth position, surpassing Gasley.
  • Worstappen is also coming to Pete Lane. He will choose hard tires.
  • Esteban Oakon chooses a pit stop.
  • Kevin went off track and was able to avoid an accident. He dropped to fourteenth place.
  • Voltaire Botas overtook Sunoda and moved into the XI.
  • Charles Leclerc is getting stronger in the first place and it looks like he can take this race too. But, still, a long way to go. Don’t leave Verstappen without a fight.
  • Fernando Alonso is pushing hard to move to ninth place, surpassing Pierre Gasli.
  • Hamilton in fourth place, Russell in fifth place and Norris and Ricciardo in sixth and seventh place.
  • Perez successfully overtook Hamilton to move to third place.
  • If Sainz is out, the Ferrari Constructor will make a hit in terms of total points scored in the Australian Grand Prix.
  • There is no DRS for two laps after the safety car.
  • Safety vehicle has expired. It’s a green flag.
Australian GP Live: Charles Leclerc maintains P1 with smooth start, Lewis Hamilton surpasses Sergio Perez, deploys security car - follow live updates
Australian GP Live: Carlos Senj crashes out of the race.
  • Safety car duration.
  • A virtual security vehicle is deployed.
  • Carlos Sange has collapsed and is now on the gravel at Turn 11. His race is over.
  • Lewis Hamilton has gained two positions and is now in third place.
  • The light turns green.
  • The drivers are back on the grid and in their dignified position.
  • Formation lap running.
  • The race will start at 10:30 IST.

Valtteri Bottas was dropped after the Q2 session. His qualifying for the Q3 session is over. Even after having two good races, their speed seemed to slow down a bit. Mick finished 15th and Kevin Magnasen finished 17th.

Alex Albon will see himself in a three-place grid penalty for the Australian Grand Prix. The reason for the collision with Lance Stroll in turn 1 of the 48th lap at the Saudi Grand Prix. Nicholas Latifi and Lance Stroll crash Turn 6 which means Latifi finished nineteenth and Stroll ended. Meanwhile, Lance Stroll will also serve a three-place grid penalty for his crash with Nicholas Latifi at the Australian Grand Prix.

The Australian Grand Prix will now have three DRS zones. This was confirmed by the FIA ​​this morning before the start of the FP3 session.

In the FP3 session, Lando Norris was at the top of the timesheet after setting a lap time of 1m19.117 seconds. He followed Charles Lecler whose lap time was 1m.19.249s. Sergio Perez finished third after setting a lap time of 1m19.265 seconds.

Australian GP: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc takes pole position, starting with Red Bull's Worstapen and Perez in the front row because Mercedes looked promising.
Australian GP: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc tops the timesheet in the FP2 session.

In the FP2 session, Charles Lacklark topped the timesheet after setting a lap time of 1m.18.978 seconds. He was followed by Max Verstappen with a lap time of 1m19.223s. Carlos Sange finished third with a lap time of 1m19.376 seconds.

In the FP1 session, Carlos Senz topped the chart after setting a lap time of 1m.19.806s. He was followed by Charles Leclerc whose lap time was 1m.20.377s. Sergio Perez finished third after setting a lap time of 1m20.399 seconds.

Australian GP Live: Sebastian Vettel crashes as Charles Leclerc remains P1 following Max Verstappen and George Russell – follow live update

Also read: Australian GP Practice: McLaren’s Lando Norris tops chart, Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez second and third fastest in FP3 – see highlights

Australian GP: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc takes pole position, starting with Red Bull's Worstapen and Perez in the front row because Mercedes looked promising.
Australian GP: DRS zone and track layout.

Location – Melbourne, Australia

First Grand Prix – 1996

Number of laps – 58

Circuit length – 5,303 km

Race distance – 307.574 km

Race, date – April 10

Time – 10:30 to 12:30 IST

Where can you watch practice, qualification and race on TV?

Practice, qualification and race will be seen in Star Sports.

Where can you see practice, qualifications and races? – Live broadcast

Practice, qualification and race can be live-streamed on Disney + Hotstar.

Australian GP Live: Sebastian Vettel crashes as Charles Leclerc remains P1 following Max Verstappen and George Russell – follow live update

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