Max Verstappen at the wheel of Red Bull wins the US GP at the Austin circuit in front of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes and extends the drivers’ world rankings over the Englishman. Third place for the other Red Bull of Sergio Perez, while the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc arrives at the foot of the podium.
Fifth was Daniel Ricciardo’s McLaren, ahead of Valtteri Bottas’ Mercedes, and the other red car of Carlos Sainz, seventh. The McLaren of Lando Norris, Yuki Tsunoda with the Alpha Tauri and Sebastian Vettel with the Aston Martin close the top ten. Good eleventh place for Antonio Giovinazzi’s Alfa Romeo. Hamilton also wins the additional point thanks to the fastest lap but the points to be recovered on Verstappen are now 12. The Dutchman leads with 287.5 points, the world champion chases at 275.5. The challenge continues in Mexico in 2 weeks.