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Verstappen wins Miami F1 GP “Driver of the Day”

After snatching second position from Carlos Sainz at the start, taking advantage of his outside position in the first corner, Max Verstappen patie


After snatching second position from Carlos Sainz at the start, taking advantage of his outside position in the first corner, Max Verstappen patiently waited for an opening against the leader charles leclerc. Helping tire degradation ferrari the Dutchman ended up approaching and then passing the Monegasque in trouble from the first laps of the test.

From then on, he gradually built up a solid lead that was finally erased by the Safety Car caused by the collision between Pierre Gasley and lando norris. Under pressure from Leclerc in the closing loops, the reigning World Champion held on, well helped by his Red Bull’s impressive top speed on the long full charges of the Florida track, eventually offering himself as the first GP of Miami.

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Driver of the Day voting results:

Max Verstappen – 18%
Mick Schumacher – 14.5%
George Russell – 12.7%
Charles Leclerc – 8.6%
Sergio Perez – 7.6%

The “Riders of the Day” of the 2022 season

The “Riders of the Day” of the 2021 season

The “Riders of the Day” of the 2020 season

“Driver of the Day” titles by driver (since 2016)

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