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Purple Bull dominates 2024 F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Purple Bull dominates 2024 F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix


Max Verstappen led a one-two end for Purple Bull Racing on the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix this previous weekend, which served as spherical two of the 2024 Method 1 World Championship.

Teammate Sergio Perez did effectively to complete in second place some 13 seconds behind Verstappen, as he suffered a five-second penalty for an unsafe launch throughout an early pit cease that noticed him virtually crash into Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso. Third place on the race on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit went to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc who completed 18 seconds behind the winner.

Identical to the season opener in Bahrain per week in the past, Verstappen led the race from pole. Perez began at third on the grid and was in a position to shortly cross Leclerc who had joined Verstappen on the entrance of the grid for the beginning. Leclerc fought again and was in a position to reclaim second place by the fourth flip. Nonetheless, Perez was then in a position to reclaim the place a few laps later with some assist from DRS.

Some drama occurred on lap seven when Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll clipped a wall and crashed into the obstacles. He was unhurt however the race was halted as the security automotive was deployed. Many of the leaders pitted at this level, together with the 2 Purple Bull drivers.

2024 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

2024 Method 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Upon rising, Verstappen was briefly behind McLaren’s Lando Norris nonetheless out on his first set of tires, however the reigning world champion on lap 13 was in a position to make a cross after his contemporary set of tires had warmed up. Perez additionally handed Norris a number of laps later, and from there the 2 Purple Bull drivers continued to construct their hole.

The battle for third place was nonetheless on, however Norris lastly ceded the place to Leclerc about two thirds into the race. From there on the Ferrari driver managed to up the tempo, even setting the quickest lap of the race on the ultimate lap.

Ferrari reserve driver Oliver Bearman confirmed spectacular type in his debut race, having managed a good seventh total, and thus scoring his first factors. He crammed in for Carlos Sainz who missed the race because of a case of appendicitis.

Following the previous weekend’s motion, Verstappen leads the 2024 Drivers’ Championship with 51 factors. Perez is second with 36 factors and Leclerc has taken over Sainz to maneuver into third with 28 factors. Within the Constructors’ Championship, Purple Bull leads with 87 factors, versus the 49 of Ferrari and 28 of McLaren. The subsequent race on the calendar is the Australian Grand Prix in a fortnight.

2024 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

2024 Method 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Under are the total outcomes from the 2024 Method 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix:

1) Max Verstappen, Purple Bull Racing
2) Sergio Perez, Purple Bull Racing +13.643 seconds
3) Charles Leclerc, Ferrari +18.639 seconds
4) Oscar Piastri, McLaren +32.007 seconds
5) Fernando Alonso, Aston Martin +35.759 seconds
6) George Russell, Mercedes-Benz AMG +39.936 seconds
7) Oliver Bearman, Ferrari +42.679 seconds
8) Lando Norris, McLaren +45.708 seconds
9) Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-Benz AMG +47.391 seconds
10) Nico Hulkenberg, Haas +76.996 seconds
11) Alexander Albon, Williams +88.354 seconds
12) Kevin Magnussen, Haas +105.737 seconds
13) Esteban Ocon, Alpine +1 lap
14) Logan Sargeant, Williams +1 lap
15) Yuki Tsunoda, RB +1 lap
16) Daniel Ricciardo, RB +1 lap
17) Valtteri Bottas, Sauber +1 lap
18) Zhou Guanyu, Sauber +1 lap
NC) Lance Stroll, Aston Martin – DNF
NC) Pierre Gasly, Alpine – DNF



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