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1:34.723 #16 Charles Leclerc Gets Pole

Around Austin-Formula 1 #16 Charles Leclerc posted the fastest qualifying at 1:34:723 Friday October 20th 2023 at COTA. The track is 3.418 miles making the 1:34:.723 time an average speed of 152.223 MPH. The top speed achieved by an F1 car at COTA reportedly is 214.4 MPH. COTA has twenty turns so top speed is helpful but not predictive of success. Note that the prior record at COTA was also set by Leclerc was 136.169 in 2019 aboard a Ferrari SF90 (Wikipedia.Org)


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