The 2020 season is over and I was wondering which of the teams gained most in terms of Qualifying Laptimes compared to last year’s season. As we know, Mercedes won the constructor’s champtionship, followed by Red Bull and McLaren was able to get the third place. But how did the Teams perform in qualifying compared to the other teams and compared to last year? Who was the biggest winner in terms of qualifying pace?
In order to find that out, I calculated the sum of the best Laptimes in the whole Qualifying session (Q1, Q2, Q3) per round and per constructor (not per driver):
Now I was able to calculate the average best Qualifying Laptime per round and compared it with the data of the 2019 season: