Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc during the 2022 French Grand Prix F1 race at Circuit Paul Ricard, Sunday (24/7/2022)
BOLASPORT.COM – Red Bull’s Max Verstappen posted his seventh win this season after finishing ahead in the 2022 French GP F1 race at Paul Ricard Circuit, Sunday (24/7/2022).
Max Verstappen took advantage of the crash momentum experienced by his rival, Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) as well as the owner of the pole sitter.
The second podium was secured by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, which is his best notch this season.
Mercedes driver, George Russell, completed the podium ladder which dramatically snatched third place from Sergio Perez.
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The competition between the two leading racers immediately started at the beginning of the race.
Leclerc and Verstappen competed fiercely in the front row while Hamilton was able to take Perez’s third position.
However, before the race had lasted one lap, AlphaTauri’s driver, Yuki Tsunoda, had an incident when his rear tire hit the car of Alpine racer, Esteban Ocon.
Five laps running, Verstappen is still tightly attached to Leclerc with a gap of less than one second.