F1 Round 3 - Portuguese GP

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

Hamilton won after battling with Verstappen and Bottas for the lead!

Steve Etherington for Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd.
Steve Etherington for Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd.

Final Result

Hamilton won the race, after been passed in the beginning of the race by Max Verstappen and dropped to the 3rd position, the British driver did an excellent race, gain the position back and later on passed his teammate Bottas to assume the lead of the race and maintain his leadership in the Championship.

Verstappen also did a great job passing Valtteri Bottas and not letting Lewis to be far away in the Driver Standings, finishing in 2nd, the Season tends to be a competition among these two amazing drivers. Bottas finished in 3rd.

In 4th, Sergio Perez! Yes, the Mexican driver was consistent and put that Red Bull among the top 4 of the race, great job.

Lando Norris finished in 5th and is having a great season start this year, still in 3rd for the standings, very good.

Charles Leclerc also doing a consistent race, finished in 6th, just ahead of Esteban Ocon in 7th and Fernando Alonso in 8th, the Spaniard was strong at the end of the race, passing most of his victims.

In 9th the other McLaren of Daniel Riccardo and in 10th, Pierre Gasly for the Alpha Tauri.

Valtteri Bottas got the fastest lap of the race, getting the extra 1 point (fastest lap award 2020).

Please, invite you all to watch the highlights of the Portuguese GP on the link below. It worth watching it!

2021 Portuguese GP Highlights video

Drivers standings Team standings

Wolfgang Wilhelm for Daimler AG
Hamilton vs Verstappen - Wolfgang Wilhelm for Daimler AG

Next Grand Prix

The next race will be next week in Spain, for the Spain GP, it will be the Round 4 of this 2021 Season. So we will be racing again from May 7th to May 9th, with the race on Sunday, May 9th, at 3:00 pm local time (09:00 pm in Taiwan). #F1 #Formula1 #PortugueseGP #Portimao #RedBullRacing #MercedesAMGF1

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