Formula 1 qualifying results: 2021 Monaco Grand Prix starting grid
The stage for the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix is set.
At the top and center is hometown young Charles Leclerc, making a Ferrari car win pole position for the first time in 2021 – and since 2019. It hasn’t gone without drama, with Leclerc heading towards the wall with 18 seconds left in qualifying. session, signaling the session, ending it early.
If Leclerc needs a gearbox replacement, then it’s a five-place penalty on the entry grid for Sunday’s race, which Max Verstappen will vote on.
Verstappen had the opportunity to overthrow Leclerc at the end of the session before the untimely end of Leclerc.
In all, seven different teams are represented in the top 10 ahead of Sunday’s return to Monte Carlo, the first time the race has been held since this 2019 season.
Monaco, as always, is one of the trickiest and most exciting tracks to ride during the F1 season. The free practice sessions before qualifying proved it, with several wrecks during the three practice sessions. Mick Schumacher annihilated in Practice 3, the only driver not to have completed a qualifying lap entering Sunday.
Here’s how they line up for the flagship F1 event on Sunday:
Formula 1 starting lineup for the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix
For the first time in 2021, a Ferrari is atop pole, with Charles Leclerc in pole position – as long as there is no gearbox replacement needed to enter Sunday. Lewis Hamilton starts seventh.
Former Monaco winner Daniel Ricciardo failed to get out of Q2.
|1.||Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)|
|2.||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|3.||Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)|
|4.||Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)|
|5.||Lando Norris (McLaren)|
|6.||Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri)|
|7.||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|8.||Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)|
|9.||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|ten.||Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)|
|11.||Esteban Ocon (alpine)|
|12.||Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)|
|13.||Lance Stroll (Aston Martin)|
|14.||Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)|
|15.||George Russell (Williams)|
|16.||Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri)|
|17.||Fernando Alonso (alpine)|
|18.||Nicholas Latifi (Williams)|
|19.||Nikita Mazepin (Haas)|
|DNQ||Mick Schumacher (Haas)|
Which channel is the F1 race on Sunday?
- Race: Monaco Grand Prix
- Dated: Sunday 23 May 2021
- TV channel: ESPN
- Direct: WatchESPN, fuboTV
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2021 F1 races in the United States using the Sky Sports stream, with a few races heading to ABC later in the season.
In addition, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all F1 2021 races in the United States.
What time does the F1 race start on Sunday?
- Dated: Sunday 23 May
- Start time: 9 am ET
Sunday’s race start time at 9 a.m.ET means the 2021 Monaco GP will start at 3 p.m. local time. The on-time departure time means the lights off will likely be just after 9 a.m. ESPN’s pre-race show usually airs within one hour of the start of the race.
Below is the full TV schedule of the weekend’s F1 events at the Monaco GP. All hours are Eastern.
|Thursday, May 20||Practice 1||5:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|Thursday April 20||Practice 2||9 hours||ESPNU|
|Saturday May 22||Practice 3||6 h||ESPN2|
|Saturday May 22||Qualification||9 hours||ESPN2|
|Sunday 23 May||Race||9 hours||ESPN|
Live broadcast of Formula 1 for the Monaco Grand Prix
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four main OTT TV streaming options that offer ESPN: fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options.Live Formula 1 for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Below are links to each of them.
For those with a cable or satellite subscription but not in front of a TV, Formula 1 races in 2021 can be streamed live via phones, tablets and other devices on the ESPN app with authentication. .
Formula 1 calendar 2021
Formula 1 returns in 2021 with a zaftig 23 racing schedule, starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28 and ending with the usual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 12.
The Canadian GP would be canned as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus concerns, with F1 adding the Styrian GP in its place. The GP of France progresses by a week.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for its second consecutive race after an absence of 22 years. The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is also making its debut this year at the Jeddah Street Circuit, scheduled for December.
All Eastern hours.
|Dated||Race||Classes||Start time||TV channel||Winner|
|March 28||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||11:00||ESPN2||Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes|
|April 18||Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna||Enzo and Dino Ferrari International Circuit||9 hours||To be determined||Max Verstappen, Red Bull|
|May 2nd||Portuguese Grand Prix||Algarve International Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes|
|May 9||Spanish Grand Prix||Barcelona-Catalonia Circuit||9 hours||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes|
|23 May||Monaco Grand Prix||Monaco circuit||9 hours||ESPN2||To be determined|
|June 6||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||Baku City Tour||8 h||ESPN||To be determined|
|June 13||Grand Prix of France||Paul Ricard Circuit||9 hours||ESPN2||To be determined|
|June 27||Styrian Grand Prix||Red bull ring||9 hours||ESPN||To be determined|
|4th July||Austrian Grand Prix||Red bull ring||9 hours||ESPN||To be determined|
|July 18||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||To be determined|
|August 1||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9 hours||ESPN||To be determined|
|August 29||Belgian Grand Prix||Spa-Francorchamps circuit||9 hours||ESPN2||To be determined|
|Sep 5||Dutch Grand Prix||Zandvoort circuit||9 hours||ESPN2||To be determined|
|Sep 12||Italian Grand Prix||Monza National Circuit||9 hours||ESPN2||To be determined|
|Sep 26||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrom||8 h||ESPN2||To be determined|
|October 3||Singapore Grand Prix||Marina Bay Street Circuit||8 h||ESPN2||To be determined|
|October 10||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Running Course||1 o’clock in the morning||ESPN2||To be determined|
|24 october||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||3 p.m.||ABC||To be determined|
|October 31||Mexico Grand Prix||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez||3 p.m.||ABC||To be determined|
|November 7||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodrome Jose Carlos Pace||Midday||ESPN2||To be determined|
|21 November||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park Circuit||1 o’clock in the morning||ESPN News||To be determined|
|Dec 5||Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia||Jeddah Street Circuit||11 o’clock in the evening||ESPN2||To be determined|
|12 dec.||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8 h||ESPN2||To be determined|