The reigning champions won 21 out of 22 races this year.
His 19th win eclipsed the previous record of 15, set by the Dutchman last year.
The 21-year-old showed why he's the man to carry Kiwi hopes in Australian motorsport.
The champion elect is alongside Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, with Aussie Oscar Piastri and George Russell on the second row.
The Kiwi can no longer catch Brodie Kostecki at the top of the championship standings.
Lewis Hamilton denied reports he'd approached the world champion manufacturer, which Christian Horner has since clarified.
The driver is waiting on the sidelines for a fulltime seat in the big time.
The Dutchman is not a fan of the inaugural grand prix and all its glitz.
More than 35,000 fans were sent home in the early hours of the morning after a practice session was canned.
Organisers were left red-faced on the opening day of Formula One's newest race.
Max Verstappen is among the drivers unimpressed by F1's newest glitzy stopover.
The race lost three starters before the first turn.
The reigning champion whittled away a few valuable points from championship leader Brodie Kostecki.
Liam Lawson will return to Red Bull next week on a mission – and hopefully with a Super Formula Championship in his carry-on.
The Dutchman has held off Lewis Hamilton to claim his 50th career win and tie his own mark for checkered flags in a season.
Shane van Gisbergen's co-driver showed he's ready to return to the championship next year.
The Kiwi driver was the last of the finishers amid stifling heat in the desert.
SVG teamed with Richie Stanaway to gain valuable points in his bid to defend his Supercars championship.
The defending champion is making his last appearance at Mount Panorama before switching to NASCAR.
The Kiwi went off the track after hitting gravel, while the Dutch superstar took another step towards motorsport immortality.