Formula 1 qualifying results: Starting grid for 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Sporting News

It’s all red on the front two rows.
Charles Leclerc takes pole for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, and he’ll be flanked by Red Bull’s Sergio Perez as the Ferrari driver takes his sixth pole position of the 2022 season.

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Perez just eked out the qualifying nod over teammate Max Verstappen, as the top three of the driver’s championship race sit in good position to stay tight come Sunday.
Not far behind the two top teams are Mercedes racers George Russell (starting fifth) and Lewis Hamilton (starting seventh). The Mercedes drivers had clear porpoising issues in qualifying, but still put their cars in position to make the GP a bit more interesting.
Here’s how they’ll line up in Azerbaijan:
Pending a few post-quali investigations, here’s how they’ll line up in Baku City:
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2022 F1 races in the United States using Sky Sports’ feed, with select races airing on ABC later in the season. You can also stream Formula 1 races live in the U.S. with fuboTV, which offers a free trial.
ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all 2022 F1 races in the U.S.
The 7 a.m. ET start time for Sunday’s race means the 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will start at 3 p.m. local time. Lights out will likely take place just after 7 a.m. ET. ESPN’s pre-race show typically airs in the hour before the start of the race.
Below is the complete TV schedule for the weekend’s F1 events at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. All times are Eastern.
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, five major OTT TV streaming options carry ESPN: fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV and DirecTV Stream. Of the five, Hulu, fuboTV and YouTubeTV offer free-trial options.
For those who do have a cable or satellite subscription but aren’t in front of a TV, Formula 1 races in 2022 can be streamed live via phones, tablets and other devices on the ESPN app with authentication.
F1 has 22 scheduled events on the docket for 2022, one race shy of tying the mark for longest F1 calendar.
The season started in Bahrain on March 20 and will end with the customary Abu Dhabi Grand Prix — although a bit earlier than usual, in November. If the schedule stands, this will be the earliest end of the Formula 1 season since it ended on Nov. 4 in 2013.
Returning to the 2022 F1 slate are the Canadian and Japanese Grand Prix, both of which were canceled in 2021 amid fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
The calendar also holds the maiden voyage for the Miami Grand Prix. It is the first of two races in the United States in 2022, with the customary United States GP taking place in October.
The Russian Grand Prix, originally scheduled for Sept. 25, was canceled because of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Here’s the latest schedule (subject to change):
For fans in Canada, TSN will carry the English-language telecast of races. For those looking for the French broadcast, RDS will have you covered.
Races can also be streamed via TSN’s streaming service, TSN Direct.
Viewers in the United Kingdom can catch all F1 action on Sky Sports F1, the dedicated F1 channel. For viewers planning to live stream F1 in 2022, you can purchase a Sky Sports Pass on NOW TV.
Fox Sports will carry all races in Australia, with Channel 10 broadcasting the Australian GP.


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