Updated: Sep 26, 2021
Verstappen for the win! The championship is definitely ON
Verstappen won the race! He did a great start passing his teammate Perez and Hamilton, during the first meters, when it was raining in Imola.
Hamilton, after crashing at the middle of the race, did a great recovering finishing in 2nd, unbelievable, the British is leading the championship now by 1 point!
Perez did not have much luck during the race, spun and finished in 11th position, just behind Fernando Alonso in 10th.
In the 3rd position, Lando Norris, with a great race, he finished on the Podium again with his McLaren, good job, just ahead of Charles Leclerc in 4th and Carlos Sainz in 5th, the Ferraris did a consistent race.
Lando's teammate, Riccardo finished in 6th, it was a tough race for the Australian, who let Norris pass at some point in the race, as he was with better pace.
In 7th was Pierre Gasly, descent race from the French driver, just ahead of Lance Stroll in 8th and Esteban Ocon in 9th.
The championship had only two races completed so far, but we can see in the horizon a year of a great battle between the Mercedes and Red Bull Racing teams.
Lewis Hamilton got the fastest lap of the race, getting the extra 1 point (fastest lap award 2021) and maintaining his leadership in the Drivers standing.
Please, invite you all to watch the highlights of the Romagna GP on the link below.
Next Grand Prix
The next race will be in two weeks in Portugal, for the Mortimao GP, it will be the Round 3 of this 2021 Season. So we will be racing again from April 30th to May 2nd, with the race on Sunday, May 2nd, at 3:00 pm local time (10:00 pm in Taiwan). #F1 #Formula1 #EmiliaRomagnaGP #ImolaGP #Imola #RedBullRacing #MaxVerstappen