CHARLES LECLERC secured pole position in Sunday’s inaugural Miami Grand Prix as Ferrari secured a front row lockout.
The Formula One World Championship leader was quickest in qualifying ahead of his team-mate Carlos Sainz.
Red Bull star and reigning champion Max Verstappen finished third, with his team-mate Sergio Perez closely following.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton battled to finish in sixth, where he was pipped to fifth by Alfa Romeo’s Valterri Bottas.
As for George Russell, the Silver Arrows ace could only secure a 12th-place start for tomorrow’s race.
He was out in Q2 after a disappointing lap, where he hit out at his underperforming car.
Russell said: “I just don’t have the confidence in the car today.”