The Ferrari driver recovered from last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix disappointment, giving up his lead due to the failure of the MGU-H and the turbo, by leading the FP1 and FP2 sessions, and taking teammate Carlos Sainz ahead by just 0.044sec in the second session.
Sergio Perez led Red Bull with third place in FP2, ahead of his teammate and new F1 world championship leader Max Verstappen, with the Mexican driver surprising by a Ferrari double.
Lando Norris continued battling tonsillitis and secured a superb fifth place for McLaren, having finished on the podium in Monaco 12 months ago, but it was another tough day for teammate Daniel Ricciardo who crashed early in the race.
George Russell led Mercedes’ onslaught to sixth place, while teammate Lewis Hamilton struggled in his placebo test in qualifying and dropped to 12th overall.
What time does qualification for the Monaco F1 Grand Prix start?
Qualification for the Monaco GP begins at 4pm local time (3pm GMT), following the usual format of first-quarter, second-quarter and third-quarter knockout sessions.
Date : Saturday 28 May 2022
start time: 4:00 pm local time – 3:00 pm GMT
How can I watch Formula 1?
In the UK, Formula 1 is shown live only on Sky Sports, with highlights broadcast on Channel 4 several hours after the race ends. Streaming live via NOW is also available in the UK.
Sky Sports F1, which shows F1 races, can be added as part of the Sky Sports channels costing £20 a month for new customers. Sky Sports can also be accessed via NOW for a one-time payment of £11.98 per day or a monthly subscription of £33.99 per month.
Fans who want to watch the race for free will have to wait until Saturday night (the qualifier) or Sunday night (the race) to catch up on the highlights on Channel 4.
How can I watch the Monaco GB qualifiers?
In the UK, all F1 practice, qualifying and races are shown live on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event. Coverage of the Monaco GB qualification begins at 14:00 GMT.
- Channel: Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event
- Start time: 2:00 PM GMT on May 28, 2022
Autosport has live text coverage of qualifying here.
When will I be able to see my best Monaco qualifying moments?
In the UK, Channel 4 is showing the best moments from qualifying for the Monaco GP on Saturday at 22:00 BST. The full program will run for 90 minutes, covering qualification and summarizing the key points from the race on the weekend.
Throughout the 2022 F1 season, Channel 4 will feature highlights from every qualifying race and every race from every event. Highlights will also be available on Channel 4’s on-demand catch-up services.
- Channel: Channel 4
- Start time: 22:00 GMT on May 28, 2022
Will the Monaco GP Qualifiers be broadcast on the radio?
Live broadcast coverage of all training, qualifications and races for the F1 2022 season will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC 5 Live Sports Extra or via the BBC Sport website.
Coverage of the Monaco GB qualification will begin at 15:00 GMT on the BBC Sport website and the BBC Sounds app.
What is the weather forecast for qualifying at the Circuit de Monaco?
Sunny and warm weather is expected on Saturday afternoon at the start of qualifying at Circuit de Monaco in Monte Carlo. The temperature is expected to be 26 degrees Celsius at the start of qualifying, one degree colder than it was during qualification for the Spanish championship.
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