Ferrari’s Leclerc takes pole positioning Bahrain’s Grand Prix

epaselect epa07473667 Monaco's Formula One driver Charles Leclerc of Scuderia Ferrari in action during the the qualifying session for the 2019 Formula One Grand Prix of Bahrain at the Sakhir circuit near Manama, Bahrain, 30 March 2019. The 2019 Bahrain Formula One race will run on 31 March 2019. EPA-EFE/SRDJAN SUKI

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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc beat team-mate Sebastian Vettel to take his maiden pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Monegasque, 21, beat the four-time world champion by 0.294 seconds as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas took third and fourth for Mercedes.

Leclerc was fastest in all three parts of qualifying, a powerful statement of intent. Hamilton was 0.324secs behind, pipping Bottas by just 0.66secs.

Via BBC 


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