Lewis Hamilton wins the Russian Grand Prix at the end of one splendid race full of overtaking and with a thrilling ending caused byarrival of the rain, which upsets the ranking in the last few laps.
In Sochi the reigning world champion, at the 100th victory in F1, emerges from the chaos caused by the wet track, conquering the first position in the GP and the first place in the championship standings, in front of a great Max Verstappen, what a last party limits damage and closes second.
On the podium with them also a splendid one Carlos Sainz, third on Ferrari. In the Top Ten also Ricciardo, Bottas, Alonso, one unfortunate Norris for a long time in the first place that paid for his choice not to enter the pits to change tires, Perez and Russell.
Fifteenth Charles Leclerc, who after touching the podium finds himself in the back: he too paid dearly the choice not to return to the pits for mounting wet tires.
So Hamilton after the win: “Thanks to all the fans. We have an amazing audience, thank you for hosting us. It took a long time to get to victory number 100. I wasn’t sure if I would ever get there or not. Max did a great job finishing second last that was. It will be tough from here on out ”.
Order of arrival (top ten)
OMNISPORT | 26-09-2021 15:46