F1 class of drivers, Verstappen breaks all records, more than 100 points ahead…

F1 class of drivers, Verstappen breaks all records, more than 100 points ahead…

It has been a long time since a driver dominated the F1 World Drivers’ Championship to this extent. Which is all the more impressive given that, on paper, Ferrari has what it takes to beat Red Bull in almost every Grand Prix. And even if many points have been “given” by the Scuderia this year, Max Verstappen shows that he is indeed the driver of the new era. So, his detractors will have to get used to it, he may hold many titles in the next few years…

F1: Max Verstappen, Formula 1’s new benchmark

Yes, Max Verstappen is currently on another planet, in F1. No doubt boosted by his 2021 season against Lewis Hamilton, the Dutchman looks out of reach. Whether it is his team-mate, Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc, his new-chosen rival and even his former best enemy, Lewis Hamilton (who almost beat Zandvoort), no one can permanently beat the 2021 world champion. who all smiled, including fate, including reliability and race disruption.

Also, in this context, he is now more than 100 points ahead of Charles Leclerc. 109 units, to be exact. While Sergio Perez has the same number of points as the Monegasque. For his part, George Russell remains mathematically in contention for the podium and even the status of vice-champion of the F1 world. Because the Briton is only 13 points behind Leclerc and Perez. Enter the full classification, which also sees Alonso getting dangerously close to Ocon.

1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) 310 points

2. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 201 points

3. Sergio Perez (Red Bull Racing) 201 points

4. George Russell (Mercedes) 188p

5. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) 175p

6. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 158p

7. Lando Norris (McLaren Mercedes) 82p

8. Esteban Ocon (Alpine) 66p

9. Fernando Alonso (Alpine) 59p

10. Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo Ferrari) 46p

11. Kevin Magnussen (Haas Ferrari) 22p

12. Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) 20p

13. Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren Mercedes) 19p

14. Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) 18p

15. Mick Schumacher (Haas Ferrari) 12p

16. Yuki Tsunoda (Alpha Tauri) 11p

17. Zhou Guanyu (Alfa Romeo Ferrari) 5p

18. Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) 5p

19. Alexander Albon (Williams Mercedes) 4p

Article published on 06/09/2022 at 6:48 am