F1: Max Verstappen wins the Canadian GP – 19/06/2022 – Sport

Max Verstappen overcame the dispute with Spaniard Carlos SAinz and won the Canadian GP, ​​the ninth stage of the 2022 F1 world championship season. Sainz finished second and Lewis Hamilton third – his second podium of the season.

Verstappen, 24, of the Red Bull team, started from pole position in Canada for the first time. In the season, it is his second pole and, in his career, his 15th. It was his 150th career GP.

He now has 175 points in the championship, taking a 21-point lead over Mexican Sergio Pérez, who did not finish the race in Canada.

Verstappen did not stay first at the start. Carlos Sainz, 27, a Ferrari driver who started third, alternated with the Dutchman throughout the race.

In the second half, Sainz returned to first place, followed by Englishman Lewis Hamilton, 37, a four-time world champion. He shared the start line with veteran Fernando Alonso, 40. The Spaniard had not started on the front row since 2012, at the German GP.

Charles Leclerc, 24, the Monegasque from Ferrari, left last, penalty for changing the engine, but climbed quickly. He finished fifth.

Canada’s track is Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

There are still 14 stages to the end of the world: Great Britain, Austria, France, Hungary, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Russia, Singapore, Japan, United States, Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

Elmer Hayward

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