Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez each suffered shock eliminations in Q2 throughout qualifying for the Qatar Grand Prix – with Sainz additionally going through an investigation by stewards.
Battling instability via the high-speed corners, Sainz was dumped by 0.031s at Lusail and can begin twelfth at greatest as he faces an FIA investigation.
On his remaining out-lap, Sainz was deemed to have pushed erratically when Max Verstappen tried to go, with the Pink Bull being pressured extensive.
As for Perez, he was set to advance via to Q3, however had his remaining lap deleted for monitor limits at Flip 5, dropping him to thirteenth, on a weekend he wanted a close to faultless efficiency to disclaim Verstappen his third title.
- Sainz and Perez endure shock Qatar Q2 eliminations as investigation looms
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