F1 2016: Daniel Ricciardo claims maiden Formula 1 pole at Monaco

Team-mate Max Verstappen crashes out during qualifying; will start 21st

Overdrive May 28, 2016 21:06:39 IST
F1 2016: Daniel Ricciardo claims maiden Formula 1 pole at Monaco

Daniel Ricciardo took a fine pole position, the first of his Formula 1 career, at the 2016 Monaco GP. The Australian driver managed an inch-perfect lap of the principality, setting a time of 1min 13.622sec that clinched him the top spot on the front row of the grid.

It was also proving to be a weekend where the Red Bull Racing team appeared to be a class apart, with Mercedes trying to catch up, but unable to. Nico Rosberg settled for second spot on the grid, three-tenths behind Ricciardo. But for a mistake from Ricciardo's team-mate,...

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