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Max Verstappen has dream weekend, wins Qatar Grand Prix

Anadolu Agency MOTORSPORT
Published October 09,2023

Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen won Sunday's Qatar Grand Prix in the Formula 1, only a day after securing his third consecutive world title.

Already champion Verstappen won the 57-lap Qatar Grand Prix with a time of 1 hour 27 minutes and 39.168 seconds at the Lusail International Circuit to continue his celebrations.

McLaren's Oscar Piastri finished the race in the second place, 4.83 seconds behind Verstappen. Piastri's teammate Lando Norris was third to make podium in Qatar.

Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and George Russell collided in the first lap as Hamilton left the race early. Russell was fourth in Qatar.

Verstappen took his 14th win of the season. The Dutch racer has 433 points to top driver standings.

Verstappen's Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez is second with 224 points. The Mexican driver finished 10th in Qatar.

The Round 19, the next race, will be held on Oct. 22 in US' Austin. The season will end after Round 23 in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 26.