Max Verstappen's Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez qualified third while Lewis Hamilton will start from fourth.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc was clearly stressed in the closing laps as his throttle was not working properly.
No driver is allowed to skip the F1 drivers’ briefing and must stay for the duration according to International Sporting Code and Sporting Regulations.
Max Verstappen now has 189 points in the overall standings and leads Sergio Perez by 38 points and Charles Leclerc by 44.
Carlos Sainz set the fastest time of 1 minute 40.983 seconds late in the third qualifying session, edging F1 champion Max Verstappen by just .072 seconds.
Carlos Sainz qualified third for Ferrari, while teammate Charles Leclerc didn’t bother taking his car out after the first group.
Reigning champion Max Verstappen extended his F1 championship lead by winning the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, his fifth victory of the season.
Charles Leclerc was already atop the leaderboard when a crash by Sergio Perez stopped Monaco Grand Prix F1 qualifying.
Charles Leclerc won his fourth pole of the season and 13th of his career. Leclerc’s Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz qualified at Spanish F1 Grand Prix.
The 23rd win of the Max Verstappen's career sliced eight points off Charles Leclerc’s lead in the standings. Verstappen now trails him by 19 points.
Carlos Sainz, 27, is third in the drivers' standings, 38 points behind Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc and four below Mercedes' George Russell.
Max Verstappen had finished fifth in first practice on Friday but the Dutch improved to finish ahead of Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr.