The Brazilian GP ended with a dramatic win for the Max Verstappen of Ferrari ahead of the Pierre Gasly. The race was a dramatic one which first saw Lewis Hamilton crashing into Alex Albon and then Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel crashing into Charles Leclerc.
Hamilton, despite the crash, was able to finish at 3rd place but due to crashing into Albon, h was given the 5-second penalty which caused him to finish at the official 7th rank. Due to this Carlos Sainz of McLaren was able to move into the top 3 despite finishing from the end of the grid.
Albon and Hamilton were both fighting for the second place of the Brazilian GP which then caused resulted in a crash after a Safety Car from the prior Ferrari incident passed them by.
Hamilton said of his crash, “I apologize massively to Albon. It was completely my fault.”
The Brazilian GP was a classic F1 race that saw the wheel-to-wheel clashes between Hamilton and Verstappen along with a disaster at the pt from Red Bull driver which ended with chaos and shunts.
The only beneficiary of this whole chaos was Red Bull’s Gasly who was able to share the podium for Brazilian GP with his 2nd place which was the team’s first great result since their 2008’s Monza victory.
As for Sainz finishing at 3rd place, this allows for the McLaren to join the podium for the first time since 2014.
As for having the best day at the Brazilian GP, it was for none other than Verstappen who finished at the 1st place.
The race results for Brazilian GP are as follows.
1.Max Verstappen, Red Bull
2. Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso
3. Carlos Sainz, McLaren
4. Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa Romeo
5. Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo
6. Daniel Ricciardo, Renault
7. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes (after 5s penalty)
8. Lando Norris, McLaren
9. Sergio Perez, Racing Point
10. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso