The Formula 1 qualifying session in Monaco today was nothing short of a spectacle, filled with high-speed drama, unexpected crashes, and a thrilling fight for pole position.

The day started with a shock as Sergio Perez, last year’s winner on the Monaco circuit, crashed his Red Bull car during the Q1 session. The Mexican driver lost control of his vehicle and hit the wall, causing significant damage to his car and bringing the session to a halt. This unfortunate incident means Perez will start from the last position in the race tomorrow.

Max Verstappen, the Dutch driver for Red Bull, emerged as the fastest in the Q2 session, securing his place in the Q3 and setting the stage for a thrilling showdown. His impressive performance was a continuation of his dominance in the free practice sessions, where he topped the timesheets ahead of the Ferrari drivers.

The Q3 session saw Verstappen continue his strong form, clinching the pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix. This puts him in a strong position to extend his lead in the World Championship standings.

The qualifying session also saw some strong performances from other drivers. Fernando Alonso, driving for Aston Martin, and Charles Leclerc of Ferrari, put in impressive times to secure their places on the starting grid.

The qualifying session was not without its disappointments. Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, struggled to find pace and ended up hitting the barriers. His team will have to work overnight to get his car ready for the race.

The qualifying session sets the stage for an exciting Monaco Grand Prix. With Verstappen starting from pole and several drivers looking to make up ground, the race promises to be a thrilling contest.