BelgianGP: Fernando qualifies 11th

A promising looking Saturday, but in the end with a rather familiar ending, as Fernando loses power on his final Q2 run to get eliminated.

Free Practice Three
# Driver Time Gap Laps
1. Kimi Räikkönen 1:43.916 17
2. Sebastian Vettel 1:44.113 +0.197s 15
3. Lewis Hamilton 1:44.114 +0.198s 11
4. Max Verstappen 1:45.034 +1.118s 13
5. Valtteri Bottas 1:45.230 +1.314s 18
6. Daniel Ricciardo 1:45.286 +1.370s 18
7. Jolyon Palmer 1:45.491 +1.575s 11
8. Sergio Perez 1:45.857 +1.941s 14
9. Carlos Sainz 1:45.942 +2.026s 18
10. Fernando Alonso 1:46.060 +2.144s 12
Qualifying
# Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Laps
1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:44.184 1:42.927 1:42.553 18
2. Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:44.275 1:43.987 1:42.795 13
3. Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:44.773 1:43.249 1:43.094 19
4. Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:44.729 1:43.700 1:43.270 11
5. Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer 1:44.535 1:43.940 1:43.380 12
6. Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer 1:45.114 1:44.224 1:43.863 12
7. Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:45.280 1:44.988 1:44.982 15
8. Sergio Perez Force India Mercedes 1:45.591 1:44.894 1:45.244 14
9. Esteban Ocon Force India Mercedes 1:45.277 1:45.006 1:45.369 14
10. Jolyon Palmer Renault 1:45.447 1:44.685 DNS 10
11. Fernando Alonso McLaren Honda 1:45.668 1:45.090   11
12. Romain Grosjean Haas Ferrari 1:45.728 1:45.133 12
13. Kevin Magnussen Haas Ferrari 1:45.535 1:45.400 12
14. Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:45.374 1:45.439 12
15. Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren Honda 1:45.441 DNF 11
Fantastic teamwork between Fernando and Stoffel, but the great team effort falls just short with the engine failing, yet again…