MADRID, July 2 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Dutch driver Max Verstappen (Crimson Bull) has prevailed this Sunday within the Austrian Grand Prix race, the ninth spherical of the System 1 World Cup, after providing a brand new exhibition at Crimson Bull’s ‘dwelling’, whereas the Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) have completed fourth and sixth, respectively.
The present world champion, who already reigned on Saturday within the Crimson Bull Ring dash race, accomplished an ideal weekend through which nobody may dispute his dominance, which permits him to determine himself on the high of the World Cup total pilots.
Along with his fifth consecutive victory and the seventh of the season, he turns into the fifth driver with essentially the most wins in System 1 historical past (42).
The Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) and the Mexican Sergio Perez (Crimson Bull), who accomplished an unbelievable comeback from fifteenth to 3rd place, additionally bought on the rostrum, at whose gates Sainz was left forward by ‘Checo’ with an absence solely 9 laps to the checkered flag.
As soon as the site visitors lights went out and with out the specter of rain, Leclerc tried to overhaul Verstappen on the surface, who managed to defend his privileged place. After a preventive security automotive to take away carbon fiber components at flip 1, the defending champion started to tug.
Little by little, he elevated the space on the chasing group, led by the Monegasque, who Sainz started to harass. In reality, the person from Madrid requested the group for permission to overhaul him. “What’s your rhythm?”, they requested him on the radio. “You might be already seeing it,” replied Sainz. “We stayed with the plan,” they warned him once more.
In the meantime, Verstappen escaped and the German Nico Hulkenberg (Haas) was compelled to desert as a result of issues along with his automotive on lap 13. The ‘digital security automotive’ allowed the riders to make a free cease, together with Sainz, who was nothing extra Leaving the garages observed the British Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and the Mexican Sergio Perez (Crimson Bull) to be third once more on lap 19.
On lap 24, the chief went into the pits to mount the exhausting tire and returned to the monitor in third place. Solely two laps later he overtook Sainz, and in lap 34, within the DRS zone, he regained first place by additionally overtaking a Leclerc who was already greater than 5 seconds behind in lap 38.
For his half, the Spaniard from Ferrari needed to serve a five-second penalty for exceeding the bounds of the monitor, though the group waited till the final second in hopes of profiting from a security automotive; lastly, he did it with 25 laps to go, and was fourth after passing the British Lando Norris (McLaren). Alonso, in the meantime, remained in a snug sixth place after midway by way of the race.
With 11 laps to the checkered flag, the Mexican ‘Checo’ Perez (Crimson Bull), who began fifteenth, and Sainz started a battle for the rostrum through which the person from Madrid defended himself as finest he may till he gave up two laps later. Verstappen, for his half, allowed himself to cease with just one lap left to do the quickest lap, finishing his good weekend. The British Lando Norris (McLaren) and Alonso accomplished the ‘High 5’.