Max Verstappen received the primary version of the Miami Grand Prix following a powerful efficiency on the brand new monitor in South Florida, giving him his fourth win of the 2022 season.
Having received the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix two weeks in the past, Verstappen headed to Miami hoping to shut the gap to leaders Charles Leclerc extra. The race was initially doubtful after each race directors contracted COVID-19. Ultimately, the race was allowed to maintain.
Leclerc claimed the pole place within the qualifying race after a powerful efficiency, along with his Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz ending in second place to full an all-Ferrari entrance row. Verstappen began in third place after a late mistake in the course of the qualifying race.
Verstappen shortly obtained down to enterprise as soon as the Miami Grand Prix began, transferring forward of Sainz into second place in solely the primary lap. By the ninth lap of the race, Verstappen overtook Leclerc to transfer into the lead and refused to relinquish the place regardless of intense stress from the Championship chief.
Verstappen went on to end the race in 1:34:24.256s, three seconds sooner than Ferrari’s Leclerc. The reigning champion has now received each single race he has completed in Method 1 this season. He picked up most factors from the race after he was decided to have had the quickest lap within the race.
Leclerc completed the race in second place whereas Sainz completed in third place. Crimson Bull’s Sergio Perez completed in fourth place, George Russell was fifth and 2020 champion Lewis Hamilton completed in sixth place. Valtteri Bottas, Esteban Ocon, Fernando Alonso and Alex Albon rounded up the highest ten spots.
After his victory on the Miami Grand Prix, Verstappen has efficiently reduce Leclerc’s lead atop the Drivers’ Championship standing to solely 19 factors. Each drivers will face off once more on Could twenty second on the Spanish Grand Prix, the subsequent cease for the Method 1 prepare.