Max Verstappen didn’t have much work to do to win in Baku and shoot further into the championship lead; Ferrari had a day to forget
This Sunday (12), we had another stage of formula 1as Azerbaijan GP on the Baku circuit, and the Dutch Max Verstappengives red bullwas the winner, followed by his teammate, the Mexican “Czech” Perez. Russellgives mercedesclosed the podium, all this, to the double abandonment of the Ferrari drivers.
Carlos Sainz had to stop on the ninth lap due to a problem with the brakes. “Something went wrong,” said the Spaniard as he pulled over at turn four of the circuit; Already the pole position Charles Leclerc, suffered from an engine problem. on lap 20a strong smoke came out of the back of his Ferrari and he had to leave.
After the departure of both drivers from the Italian Scuderia, the two Red Bull cars, with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez, took first and second place.. Mercedes’ George Russell finished third. Ferrari leaves Arzebaijan without any points.
This was Red Bull’s third one-two this season: Spain, Italy and Baku. With this Sunday’s victory, Max Verstappen reached 150 points. “Checo”, with the second place and the fastest lap, has 129.
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10 moments from this Sunday’s race:
1 – Perez starts very well and takes the lead before the first corner
2 – Sainz has car problem, retires on lap 9
3 – Leclerc stops, puts on a hard tire, but takes 5.4
4 – Perez loses position to Verstappen and then stops, Mexican drops to 3rd
5 – Verstappen stops on lap 19 and is 13.6 behind Leclerc who took the lead
6 – Leclerc has car problem and retires on lap 20
7 – Gasly passes Ricciardo and takes fourth place, on lap 21
8 – Magnussen was in a good fight with Galsy for 10th place, but retired on lap 33. Enter VSC. Vertsappen, Perez and Russell, the top three stop and change tyres.
9 – Hamilton fights and leaves Gasly behind and closes the race in fourth place.
10 – Ricciardo and Norris fight for sixth place, but the Australian takes it.