French GP Qualifying: Charles Leclerc storms to pole position ahead of title rival Max Verstappen

Date published: 23rd July 2022

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Grand prix
Date
1.
Bahrain
18 - 20 Mar
2.
Saudi Arabia
25 - 27 APR
3.
Australia
08 - 10 APR
4.
Italy
22 - 24 APR
5.
United States
06 - 08 MAY
6.
Spain
20 - 22 MAY
7.
Monaco
27 - 29 MAY
8.
Azerbaijan
10 - 12 JUN
9.
Canada
17 - 19 JUN
10.
Great Britain
01 - 03 JUL
11.
Austria
08 - 10 JUL
12.
France
22 - 24 JUL
13.
Hungary
29 - 31 JUL
14.
Belgium
26 - 28 AUG
15.
Netherlands
02 - 04
16.
Italy
09 - 11 SEP
17.
Singapore
30 - 02 SEP - OCT
18.
Japan
07 - 09 OCT
19.
United States
21 - 23 OCT
20.
Mexico
28 - 30 OCT
21.
Brazil
11 - 13 NOV
22.
Abu Dhabi
18 - 20 NOV
2022 Driver Standings
Points
1.
Charles Leclerc
71
2.
George Russell
37
3.
Carlos Sainz
33
4.
Sergio Perez
30
5.
Lewis Hamilton
28
6.
Max Verstappen
25
7.
Esteban Ocon
20
8.
Lando Norris
16
9.
Kevin Magnussen
12
10.
Valtteri Bottas
12
11.
Daniel Ricciardo
8
12.
Pierre Gasly
6
13.
Yuki Tsunoda
4
14.
Fernando Alonso
2
15.
Zhou Guanyu
1
16.
Alexander Albon
1
17.
Mick Schumacher
0
18.
Lance Stroll
0
19.
Nico Hulkenberg
0
20.
Nicholas Latifi
0
2022 Constructor Standings
POINTS
1.
FERRARI
104
2.
MERCEDES
65
3.
RED BULL RACING RBPT
55
4.
MCLAREN MERCEDES
24
5.
ALPINE RENAULT
22
6.
ALFA ROMEO FERRARI
13
7.
HAAS FERRARI
12
8.
ALPHATAURI ABPT
10
9.
WILLIAMS MERCEDES
1
10.
ASTON MARTIN ARAMCO MERCEDES
0

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