Red Bull Score 1-2 Finish, Double DNF for Ferrari in Baku

Red Bull Score 1-2 Finish, Double DNF for Ferrari in Baku

LAP 1: When the light went out, Charles Leclerc was immediately overtaken by P2-starter, Sergio Perez, who got a better jump off the line. Perez passed Leclerc in Turn 1 and then set sail with the lead.

VIRTUAL SAFETY CAR – LAP 9: The yellow flags were waved in the first sector when the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz experienced a hydraulic issue. Sainz pulled into the run-off area and was told to retire the car, resulting in his 3rd DNF of the season – the second for mechanical problems.

LAP 13: Sebastian Vettel had a lock-up in Turn 3 after passing the Alpine of Esteban Ocon for 10th place.

LAP 15: Max Verstappen made a clean pass on his Red Bull teammate, Perez, to take the lead.

LAP 21: Charles Leclerc dove into the pits just seconds after his Ferrari erupted in smoke with an apparent engine failure. Leclerc joined his teammate in retirement.

VIRTUAL SAFETY CAR – LAP 33: The Haas of Kevin Magnussen pulled over after suffering an engine failure and retired from the race.

CHECKERED FLAG – LAP 51: Without much of a challenge, Max Verstappen cruised to his 4th victory of the season, with Perez coming home P2. The Mercedes of George Russell also scored a podium finish in P3.

RESULTS:

  1. Max Verstappen
  2. Sergio Perez
  3. George Russell
  4. Lewis Hamilton
  5. Pierre Gasly
  6. Sebastian Vettel
  7. Fernando Alonso
  8. Daniel Ricciardo
  9. Lando Norris
  10. Esteban Ocon
  11. Valterri Bottas
  12. Alexander Albon
  13. Yuki Tsunoda
  14. Mick Schumacher
  15. Nicholas Latifi
  16. Lance Stroll
  17. Kevin Magnussen
  18. Zhou Guanyu
  19. Charles Leclerc
  20. Carlos Sainz
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