Max Verstappen has not failed in Albert Park. The world champion and world leader will start from pole position at the Australian Grand Prix, after stopping the clock in 1:16.732. Verstappen gave him some uncertainty, but in the second round of Q3 he set a time that was unattainable for the rest.
Verstappen is doing very well not only the race, but also the fight for the title. Because Sergio Pérez, his partner and in theory his main rival, has been eliminated in Q1. Pérez will start last after suffering a run off the track into turn 3, presumably due to mechanical problems on his Red Bull.