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Starting grid - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2017 - Brendon Hartley's qualifying nullifies grid position drop

Brendon Hartley's qualifying nullifies grid position drop
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Hartley is the only recipient of a grid penalty this weekend, with the Toro Rosso driver facing a ten place drop for yet another tweak to his Renault engine. However, Hartley unfortunately only qualified last during the Saturday session, and thus he has no further left to fall on the grid today.

Out front, it's all about Valtteri Bottas, who snatched pole position from his teammate for the final round of the season, heading up a Mercedes 1-2. Red Bull and Ferrari are looking ahead to their rivals from the second and third rows of the grid.

1Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:36.23118
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:36.40319
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:36.77718
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:36.95916
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:36.98517
6Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:37.32819
7Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.28214
8Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.37417
9Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.39717
10Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:38.55018
11Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:38.63612
12Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.7259
13Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:38.8089
14Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:39.29816
15Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:39.64614
16Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:39.51610
17Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.7249
18Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:39.9309
19Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:39.9949
20Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso1:40.4718
  • 10 place drop for Brendon Hartley. Drop of 10 grid positions for 9th MGU-H.