Sergio Perez dominated the sprint race at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to take the chequered flag 4.4 seconds clear of Charles Leclerc, who had started from pole position. Max Verstappen finished third, reducing the gap in the driver’s standings to 13 points ahead of the Grand Prix on Sunday. George Russell finished one place behind Verstappen, while Lewis Hamilton started sixth and finished seventh. Yuki Tsunoda collided with the wall and lost his right rear tyre, which led to the virtual safety car initially and a full safety car later. Meanwhile, Verstappen and Russell collided, causing the former’s car to sustain floor damage. Moreover, Hamilton engaged in a close tussle with Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso for fifth place but ended in seventh. Perez made his way past Leclerc on the eighth lap to take the lead and the win.
Max Verstappen expresses anger while Sergio Perez claims victory in Azerbaijan Grand Prix sprint race.
- 6 May 2023
- 537 Views
Jack Wilson is an experienced finance writer and analyst with a deep understanding of the global economy, stock market, and personal finance. He holds an MBA in Finance and has worked in the industry for over 12 years. Jack's insights and commentary have been featured in various financial publications. In his spare time, he enjoys investing and following the latest market trends.