Bittersweet battle for Max and Checo at Red Bull Ring for Austrian GPMax Verstappen narrowly missed out on a fifth Red Bull Ring victory, with the Dutch driver losing out to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc by just 1.5s at the end of a strategically tense Austrian Grand Prix. Sergio Pérez, meanwhile, had a disappointing afternoon on the Team's home turf as he exited the race after just 25 laps due to damage sustained in a lap-one collision with Mercedes’ George Russell.
Stunning P2 for Checo in dramatic British Grand PrixSergio Pérez claimed a stunning podium finish, rising from last place after an early collision to take second place behind first-time race winner Carlos Sainz at the end of a thrilling, incident-packed British Grand Prix that saw Max Verstappen forced out of the lead due to floor damage. Down on power and struggling for grip, the Dutchman clung on to finish in seventh place.
Max is the master of MontrealMax Verstappen took a dominant sixth victory of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix, resisting strong pressure from Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz after a Safety Car erased the gap between the two drivers in the closing stages of the 70-lap race. It was a disappointing Sunday in Montreal for Sergio Pérez, however, with the Mexican driver retiring from the race after seven laps with a suspected gearbox issue.
One-two finish for Oracle Red Bull Racing in BakuMax Verstappen took a controlled Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of teammate Sergio Pérez to seal the Team’s third one-two finish of the 2022 season, as Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz were forced to retire from the race with technical problems. The final podium position was taken by Mercedes’ George Russell.
Checo dominates dramatic MonacoSergio Pérez defied treacherous wet conditions, Safety Cars and fading tyres to take a brilliant first Monaco Grand Prix win ahead of Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz, as Max Verstappen took his 65th career podium with a third-place finish that extends his title lead over Charles Leclerc who took the flag in fourth place.