In an uncommon day of Friday observe, the Ferrari driver topped FP2 with a 1m36.810s having been granted use of the 2022 tyres throughout the session dedicated to 2023 Pirelli tyre testing.
Leclerc, together with Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo, had been every permitted brief stints on the present compounds having sat out FP1 as a part of the rookie driver runs for Robert Shwartzman at Ferrari, Theo Pourchaire at Alfa Romeo and Alex Palou at McLaren.
The trio duly topped the FP2 timesheet, forward of Carlos Sainz who was quickest in first observe and the quickest of the check tyre-only runners.
In the meantime, Sergio Perez and Zhou Guanyu will both serve grid penalties at the United States GP for engine adjustments on Friday.
However consideration continues to focus to off the monitor, with Purple Bull beneath the highlight for its F1 price cap breach referring to final 12 months. Red Bull remains in negotiation with the FIA over an Accepted Breach Settlement in relation to the 2021 price cap.
The FIA has additionally released its report into the Japanese GP crane incident and what adjustments will are available.
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari F1-75
Picture by: Andy Hone / Motorsport Images
What time does qualifying begin for the F1 United States Grand Prix?
Qualifying for america GP begins at 5pm native time (11pm BST), utilizing the common Q1, Q2 and Q3 knockout session format.
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Begin time: 5pm native time – 11pm BST
How can I watch Method 1?
In the UK Method 1 is broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities, with highlights proven on Channel four a number of hours after the race has completed. Reside streaming by way of NOW can also be accessible within the UK.
Sky Sports activities F1, which broadcasts the F1 races, could be added as a part of the Sky Sports activities channels which prices £20 a month for brand spanking new clients. Sky Sports activities may also be accessed by way of NOW with a one-off day cost of £11.98p or a month membership of £33.99p per 30 days.
How can I watch F1 United States GP qualifying?
In the UK each F1 observe, qualifying and race is broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Major Occasion, with United States GP qualifying protection beginning at 10:00pm BST on Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Major Occasion.
- Channel: Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Major Occasion
- Begin time: 10:00pm BST 22nd October 2022
Autosport might be working a live text coverage of qualifying here.
Max Verstappen, Purple Bull Racing RB18
Picture by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images
When can I watch the highlights of F1 United States GP qualifying?
In the UK Channel four is broadcasting highlights of qualifying for america GP at 08:30am BST on Sunday morning. The complete programme will run for 60 minutes, protecting each qualifying and wrapping up the most important speaking factors of the race weekend up to now.
For the whole 2022 F1 season, Channel four will broadcast highlights of each qualifying and race of every occasion. The highlights can even be accessible on Channel four’s on demand catch up providers.
- Channel: Channel four
- Begin time: eight:30am BST 23rd October 2022
Will F1 United States GP qualifying be on the radio?
Reside radio protection of each observe, qualifying and race for the 2022 F1 season might be accessible on the BBC Radio 5 Reside, BBC 5 Reside Sports activities Further or by way of the BBC Sport web site.
Protection of United States GP qualifying will begin at 11:00pm BST on BBC Radio 5 Reside Sports activities Further and the BBC Sounds app.
What is the climate forecast for qualifying on the Circuit of the Americas?
Sizzling and dry climate situations are forecast for Saturday for the beginning of qualifying on the Circuit of the Americas, with a low probability of rain. The temperature is ready to be 31 levels Celsius at the beginning of qualifying, six levels hotter than Japanese GP qualifying final trip.
Full US GP FP2 outcomes:
Full US GP FP1 outcomes: