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The underrated skill crucial to nailing F1 qualifying this year

A recurring theme during the 2021 Formula 1 season has been qualifying not going down to the wire in Q3. That plays to an often underestimated aspect of the skillset of F1 drivers - and one where Max Verstappen's losing out to Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc

3 hours ago By Edd Straw

Driver STANDINGS '21

Pos Driver Pts
1 Max Verstappen 105
2 Lewis Hamilton 101
3 Sergio Pérez 69
4 Lando Norris 66
5 Charles Leclerc 52
6 Valtteri Bottas 47
7 Carlos Sainz Jr. 42
8 Pierre Gasly 31
9 Sebastian Vettel 28
10 Daniel Ricciardo 26

TEAM STANDINGS '21

Pos Team Pts
1 Red Bull Racing 174
2 Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team 148
3 Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow 94
4 McLaren F1 Team 92
5 Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 39
6 Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team 37
7 Alpine F1 Team 25
8 Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN 2
9 Williams Racing 0
10 Uralkali Haas F1 Team 0

THE NEXT RACE

Round Seven
June 18-20, 2021
France
Paul Ricard Circuit
Date Session Time
Fri Jun 18 Practice 1 11:30-12:30
Fri Jun 18 Practice 2 15:00-16:00
Sat Jun 19 Practice 3 12:00-13:00
Sat Jun 19 Qualifying 15:00-16:00
Sun Jun 20 Race 15:00-17:00
View The Formula 1 2021 Calendar