Max Verstappen has secured the win at the Dutch Grand Prix and resumes his position atop the drivers’ standings.
The Dutchman held the lead as the chequered flag was raised after an impeccable race, and was joined on the podium by the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton (P2) and Valtteri Bottas (P3).
AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly came home in fourth followed by the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc in fifth, Alpine’s Alonso in sixth, and the second prancing horse, Carlos Sainz in seventh.
Closing out the top ten today was the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez, Alpine’s Esteban Ocon, and McLaren’s Lando Norris in P8, P9, and P10 respectively.
Speaking to Sky Sports after the Dutch gp, today’s winner, Max Verstappen said; “As you can hear, it’s incredible.
“Obviously the expectations were high going into the weekend and it’s never easy to fulfil that, but I’m just so happy to win here, to take the lead in the championship as well.
“It’s just an amazing day. The whole crowd… it’s incredible.
“Mercedes tried to make it difficult for us but we countered them all the time really well. We can be really pleased with the whole team performance today.”
“What a race, what a crowd,” says Lewis Hamilton. “Honestly it’s been an amazing weekend. Max did a great job, congratulations to him.
“I gave it absolutely everything today, flat-out. I pushed as hard as I could. But they were just too quick for us.”