The first modern Las Vegas Grand Prix is done and dusted, and the most surprising thing of all is that it wasn’t a complete shambles. We’ll do a full feature on the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in due course, but we’ll provide the race results for now.
Max Verstappen once again claimed the victory, followed by Charles Leclerc, who pulled an epic overtake on Sergio Perez during the 50th and final lap. It was glorious to behold, and hearing the crowds cheer for Leclerc was deafening. For some reason, Vegas is Ferrari country. It must be the abundance of scarlet machines roaming the streets.
Even though Checo dropped to third in the race, he did enough to beat Sir Lewis Hamilton to second place in the Drivers’ Championship.