We love a teammate comparison here at WTF1, and qualifying battles are no exception. In equal machinery, which driver from each team has finished as top dog in qualifying in 2022?
We’ve compiled a list of head-to-heads from qualifying this season, and after the final session in Abu Dhabi, how have your favourites faired with their teammate this year?
HAMILTON vs RUSSELL
Lewis Hamilton 13 – 9 George Russell
VERSTAPPEN vs PEREZ
Max Verstappen 18– 4 Sergio Perez
LECLERC vs SAINZ
Charles Leclerc 15 – 7 Carlos Sainz
NORRIS vs RICCIARDO
Lando Norris 20 – 2 Daniel Ricciardo
ALONSO vs OCON
Fernando Alonso 12 – 10 Esteban Ocon
GASLY vs TSUNODA
Pierre Gasly 13 – 8 Yuki Tsunoda
Note: Tsunoda was unable to set a time at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to a cooling system issue, therefore this qualifying result hasn’t been included.
STROLL vs VETTEL
Lance Stroll 7 – 13 Sebastian Vettel
STROLL vs HULKENBERG
Lance Stroll 1 – 1 Nico Hulkenberg
ALBON vs LATIFI
Alex Albon 18 – 2 Nicholas Latifi
DE VRIES vs LATIFI
Nyck De Vries 1 – 0 Nicholas Latifi
Note: Although Albon originally out qualified Latifi in Australia, his disqualification for a not being able to provide a fuel sample this qualifying result hasn’t been included.
BOTTAS vs ZHOU
Valtteri Bottas 14 – 8 Guanyu Zhou
MAGNUSSEN vs SCHUMACHER
Kevin Magnussen 16 – 6 Mick Schumacher
Were there any teammate quali battles you expected to finish closer together this season?