Charles Leclerc of Monaco from the Ferrari team took the “pole” position in the 12th leg of the Formula 1 World Championship, the French Grand Prix.
Leclerc, who achieved the best time of 1 minute 30,872 seconds in the qualifying laps held on the 5.8 kilometer Paul Ricard Track in the town of Le Castellet, won the right to start the race from the first pocket.
The 24-year-old Ferrari driver has reached 7th pole position this season and 16th of his career.
Red Bull’s Dutch driver Max Verstappen was second, 0.304 seconds behind Leclerc, and Mexican Sergio Perez from the same team was third, 0.463 seconds behind.
The 12th race of the season in the championship will start tomorrow at 16.00.