Perez secures second place in F1 drivers’ championship

Sergio Perez was lastly in a position to safe second place within the Formulation One drivers’ championship.

Charles Leclerc overtook Perez for second place on the ultimate lap of what was a wild end on the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Sunday.

Even with the third-place end on Sunday, Perez was in a position to safe sufficient factors to lock up second place within the drivers’ championship. He completed forward of Lewis Hamilton, who completed seventh in Las Vegas.

Including to Pink Bull’s success, Max Verstappen received the Las Vegas Grand Prix, which not solely ties him for 53 profession wins with Sebastian Vettel, but in addition extends his document for wins in a season to 18. The end was the primary 1-2 end within the drivers’ championship for Pink Bull Racing.

Regardless of the thrilling race, the weekend was not with out controversy. F1 followers filed a class-action lawsuit against the Las Vegas Grand Prix over the dealing with of refunds for a apply that was canceled. The session was canceled after Carlos Sainz’s Ferrari was broken when he drove over a valve cowl.

With the ultimate race of the week subsequent week in Abu Dhabi, the Constructors’ Championship nonetheless stays aggressive. Mercedes leads Ferrari by solely foour factors for second place whereas McLaren has solely an 11-point lead over Aston Martin for fourth place.


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