Max Verstappen won his home GP!
"It’s incredible to win here today on another home track and it feels great to take the lead in the Driver’s Championship again" ~ Max Verstappen
Verstappen won his home Grand Prix and we saw the orange smoke around the track, the Dutch fans were more than happy, actually in ecstasy as he assumed the leadership of the Driver's Championship with this winning.
There was no chances for Hamilton to try passing him, he did his very best as well, not letting Max escape and all the time being behind his car, finishing in 2nd
Bottas finished in 3rd, just ahead of Pierre Gasly in 4th, the French driver did a very consistent race, finishing on the same position of his start.
In 5th finished Leclerc, just ahead of Alonso in 6th with his Alpine, the other Ferrari of Carlos Sainz finished in 7th, having Sergio Peréz, the driver of the day, just behind him in 8th, the Mexican driver started from the pit lane, did a great recovery from the last position in 20th, so he could get some points for the Red Bull team.
In 9th finished Esteban Ocon and in 10th Lando Norris.
The extra point for fastest lap was gained by Lewis Hamilton (2021 DHL Fastest Lap Award). So the difference to Max is of 3 points now.
Please, invite you to watch the resume of this race on the link below.
Next Grand Prix
The next race will be this weekend in Italy, it will be the Round 14 of this 2021 Season. So we will be racing again from September 10th to 12th, with the race on Sunday, September 12th, at 3:00pm local time, 9:00pm in Taiwan.