Perez has now failed to achieve Q3 in half of all races this 12 months

Pink Bull are operating away with the championship but Ferrari, Mercedes and Aston Martin have all made extra Q3 appearances than them this 12 months.

Of Pink Bull’s two drivers, Sergio Perez is clearly the one developing brief in qualifying. Out of the eight races to this point this 12 months, Perez has failed to achieve Q3 in half of them.

He missed the reduce for the ultimate 10 for the third weekend in a row in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix yesterday. Workforce mate Max Verstappen has solely missed Q3 as soon as, on the second spherical of the season, when his driveshaft broke throughout Q2.

Perez missed Q3 for the primary time in Australia two races later, the place he struggled all through last apply with a braking drawback. He continued to undergo with it in qualifying and skidded right into a gravel lure at flip three on his first flying lap, ending his session. That was the primary of 5 races throughout which he’s solely reached Q3 as soon as – his run to pole place in Miami.

Statistics: Q1, Q2 and Q3 appearances in 2023 to this point

Faucet every layer to check eliminations and appearances by group mates.

Q1 eliminations

On the reverse finish of the grid, the state of affairs at Williams is in some ways the reverse of Pink Bull. They’ve probably the most Q1 eliminations of any group, with 9, but Alexander Albon has prevented a first-round exit on all however two events.

The one group which has prevented a Q1 elimination at each spherical to this point this 12 months is Mercedes. Charles Leclerc’s dealing with drawback in Spain noticed him drop out in nineteenth place two weeks in the past, and Lance Stroll narrowly missed the reduce for Q2 in Miami, accounting for the only real Q1 exits for Ferrari and Aston Martin respectively.

Q2 eliminations

Alfa Romeo have fallen extra typically in Q2 than another group. All of their 9 rivals have made it into Q3 greater than as soon as, indicating the competitiveness of the midfield – not way back some groups went total seasons struggling to flee Q1 not to mention Q2.

Q3 appearances

Ferrari’s energy when it comes to one-lap tempo has seen them attain Q3 extra typically than another group to this point this 12 months. As a result of Perez’s struggles, Mercedes and Aston Martin have additionally made extra appearances in Q3 than Pink Bull.

McLaren is one other group which tends to carry out higher in qualifying than the race. It acquired each automobiles into Q3 this weekend, because it did in Spain, however failed to attain two weeks in the past.

Workforce mate battles

Albon is the one driver who has stored a clear sheet in opposition to his group mate to this point this 12 months, out-qualifying Logan Sargeant at each spherical.

Qualifying scores

Alexander Albon
8 – 0
Logan Sargeant

Lando Norris
7 – 1
Oscar Piastri

Lance Stroll
1 – 7
Fernando Alonso

Kevin Magnussen
2 – 6
Nico Hulkenberg

Nyck de Vries
2 – 6
Yuki Tsunoda

Max Verstappen
5 – 1
Sergio Perez

Esteban Ocon
5 – 3
Pierre Gasly

Valtteri Bottas
5 – 3
Zhou Guanyu

Charles Leclerc
4 – 4
Carlos Sainz Jnr

Lewis Hamilton
4 – 4
George Russell

Methodology: Whichever group’s driver reached the later stage or set the sooner lap time is judged the winner, except both was unable to set a time as a consequence of a technical fault. Information refers to qualifying for grand prix periods and never dash races

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