Formula 1 leader and current champion Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) won the French Grand Prix on SundayMaintained by two drivers from the Mercedes team: British Lewis Hamilton, second and George Russell, third.
Verstappen increases his distance by 25 points in the annual classification as Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)Paul Ricard, second and owner of pole position at the circuit, left on lap 18 due to an off track.
with this new vThe win, the seventh of the season, saw the Dutchman add 233 units and take 63 from Leclercka.who had just won the last race in Austria.
The F1 champion, who started from second place at Le Castellet, took advantage of his opponent’s incident in the middle of the GP.took the lead and won safely, completing after 53 laps.
In his 300th event in the Premier Class, Hamilton achieved his best result of the year with a second place, The seven-time champion recorded three consecutive thirds in Canada, the United Kingdom and Austria, which were combined on the first date in Bahrain.
Briton becomes sixth pilot in history to reach the number of competitions After Finn Kimi Raikkonen (350), Spanish Fernando Alonso (346), Brazilian Ruben Barrichello (323), German Michael Schumacher (307) and British Jenson Button (306).
his companion, Russell passed Sergio “Checo Perez (Red Bull) on the second-to-last lap and took the podium for the fourth time this season.Australia, Spain and Azerbaijan secured the same position.
The French Grand Prix, played in intense heat that sometimes reaches 60 °C on the trackWith “Checo” Perez in fourth place, Spaniards Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Fernando Alonso (Alpine), British Lando Norris (McLaren), Frenchman Esteban Ocon (Alpine), Australian Daniel Ricciardo (MAC) followed their marking positions. completed. Lahren) and Canadian Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) are between fifth and tenth.
in the middle eleventh and sixteenth German Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin), Frenchman Pierre Gasly (Alphatauri), Thai Alexander Albon (Williams), Finn Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo), German Mick Schumacher (Haas) and Chinese Zhou Guanyue (Alpha). Romeo).
Other dropouts in the race were Canadian Nicolas Latifi (Williams), Danish Kevin Magnussen (Haas) and Japanese Yuki Tsunoda (Alfatori).
The next date, the thirteenth of the season, will coincide with the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, 31 July. To walk on the Hungering Circuit.