Charles Leclerc starts from pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix. The Monegasse was the fastest in an exciting qualyfing today, Saturday. At the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, he finished 0.323 seconds ahead of Max Verstappen in the Red Bull. The Dutchman struggled with a technical problem at the end of the session. Third place went to local hero Carlos Sainz in the second Ferrari, fourth was George Russell in the Mercedes.
Leclerc took his 13th career pole position and fourth of the year with just one attempt remaining after spinning on his first outing in the final session of qualifying. Before the sixth round of the season, the Monegasse has a 19-point lead over defending champion Verstappen in the overall standings.