Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) made his comeback this Sunday by winning the F1 World Champion title, the rainy and crazy Japanese Grand Prix, after a race that was interrupted for over 120 minutes.
Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) Won the Japanese Grand Prix this Sunday 18th of the 2022 Formula One World Championship, Reconfirmation of last year’s title In the “Great Circus” Nat.
The 25-year-old Verstappen beat his teammate to take his 32nd F1 win (12th of the season). Mexican Sergio Perez world Charles Leclerc of Monaco (Ferrari) crossed the finish line second, but was sanctioned for taking a position by going off the track a few minutes later. Since the test was solved with a maximum limit of 3 hours, it was not clear whether all points would be awarded, so in some moments of genuine madness .
The race was interrupted by an accident, and at the first change, Spain’s Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Thailand’s Alex Albon (Williams) , they abandoned after those sets and decreed the safety car first. And red flags, later.But another great fear overcame them Frenchman Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) found a crane on the track at the time and recovered the specter of a fatal accident that cost him his life – eight years ago on this circuit – compatriot Jules Bianchi collided with another extraction tractor.
Frenchman Esteban Ocon (Alpine) and British seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) They finished 4th and 5th respectively, but due to the aforementioned incident, the race was settled after a maximum of three hours of regulation time instead of the planned 53 laps.
Spanish Fernando Alonso (Alpine) was 7th. His two-time World Champion from Asturias crossed the finish line behind Germany’s Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) (his four-time winner in the contest). Mathematically it should be corrected to announce the opposite, not the champion.
British George Russell (Mercedes) was eighth at Suzuka ; Scored in Japan Canada’s Nicholas Latifi (Williams) – it won’t last in F1 next year – and UK Rand Norris (McLaren) finishing 9th and 10th respectively.
Two-time F1 champion reaction
“It’s really crazy, I have mixed feelings after this win (…) Looking back, it was an incredible year.I am very grateful to all the team who worked so hard “Verstappen made the comment for the 32nd time since racing in Formula 1, following his 12th win of the season this Sunday.
“The sensational work we have done with Honda and winning two championships with them is truly inspiring. especially here,” said ‘Mad Max’ at the Suzuka circuit owned by his team’s motorcyclist.
“I am very proud of what we have achieved and that we have achieved it here as well. After defending his title with four races to go, the new Dutch sports idol commented: