Leclerc leads shock Ferrari lockout after eventful Mexico GP qualy

Charles Leclerc and Scuderia Ferrari conjured a shock front-row lockout after an unpredictable qualifying hour at the Mexico City Grand Prix. Leclerc beat teammate Carlos Sainz by 0.067s despite a difficult build-up to qualifying that saw the team off the pace during practice and both flirting with elimination in Q2. Both drivers needed only their first laps of the session to secure the front row. Track conditions appeared to peak just as the red cars took their first set of fresh softs, and neither was able to improve with their second runs. It appeared to open the door to Max…

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