F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery

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  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Round Five of the 2022 season saw a lot of drama unfold at the inaugural Miami F1 Grand Prix
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    We saw Max Verstappen going after the Ferrari's in the opening stage of the race. He managed to get past Sainz at the first corner on the first lap
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Come lap 9, the reigning F1 champion got past LeClerc down the main start-finish straight
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Things were pretty monotonous from there on until lap 39, when Alonso hit Gasly, damaging the Frenchman's car
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    A slow-moving Gasly was caught by Lando Norris
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    It the British driver to suffer a puncture and brought out the safety car
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    This perfectly played out in Mercedes' favor, and George Russel came in for a cheap pitstop
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    On the restart, Perez on fresher medium tires went after Carlos in P3, but the Ferrari driver managed to keep the Mexican at bay
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    The closing stages saw more drama unfold as Mick Schumacher collided with compatriot Sebastien Vettel
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Bottas meanwhile made a costly mistake going wide at turn 17, which allowed the Mercedes pair to take 5th and 6th respectively
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Although LeClerc was within striking distance of Max with DRS, there just wasn't enough time for the Ferrari to get past
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    As Max manged to fend off the threat from the Monegasque and take the chequered flag after a sweltering 57 laps
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    LeClerc and Sianz joined Max to complete the podium. Perez was P4 at the line with the Mercs of Russel and Hamilton in P5 and P6
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    Bottas was P7 and the two Alpine drivers, Ocon and Alonso took P8 and P9. Thai driver Alex Albon managed to score a point as well, with his Williams to complete the top 10
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
    As things stand, Charles is still in the championship lead with 105 points, against Max's 85 points and his Mexican teammate in third with 66 points. Next Stop, Spain.
  • F1: Max Verstappen Storms To Victory In A Sticky Inaugural Miami Grand Prix - gallery
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