Defending Formula One world champion Max Verstappen took victory in Sunday’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah circuit following a fascinating battle between him and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
It was a great race for Carlos Sainz who ended the race in third place just ahead of pole-sitter Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez however the Spaniard is under investigation for not slowing under yellow flags.
Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team’s George Russell had a great race as he came home in fifth place just ahead of Esteban Ocon.
Lando Norris picked up McLaren’s first points of the season in seventh place just ahead of Pierre Gasly.
For the second week in a row, the Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen scored a points finish in ninth place while Lewis Hamilton rounded out the top ten.
Guanyu Zhou ended the race in eleventh place just ahead of the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team’s Nico Hulkenberg and Lance Stroll rounded out the order.
Nicholas Latifi brought out the safety car following a heavy hit with the wqll but walked away from the incident.
It was a disappointing race for Fernando Alonso and Daniel Ricciardo who both retired from the race while Valtteri Bottas who looked to be on for another solid points finish was also forced to retire from the event.
Alex Albon also retired late in the race while Yuki Tsunoda failed to start the race.