the dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull) further increased his lead in the Formula One World Cupby winning this Sunday the British Grand Prixtenth round of the 2023 season, which was held at the Silverstone Circuit (England) where the mexican Sergio Perez, partner of the winner, was ranked sixth.
Verstappen, 25 years old and which clearly points to a third title in a rowsigned his forty-third victory in F1, sixth in a row and eighth of the season by winning -with the fastest lap in the race included- the British Grand Prix ahead of two Englishmen, Lando Norris (McLaren) who finished second; and the seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)who accompanied them on the podium.
the australian rookie Oscar Piastri He completed a sensational day for McLaren by finishing fourth and thus signing his best result in his still short F1 career.
The other Mercedes, the English one George Russell, finished fifth; in front of ‘Checo’, who returned to star in the comeback of the day -after having started fifteenth- and the Asturian double world champion, Fernando Alonso, who remains third, now with 137 points, in a World Cup that leads Verstappen with 255 units, 99 more than his partner Perez Mendoza.
the thai Alex Albon (Williams) was eighth; and the monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) finished ninth, one place ahead of his teammate Carlos Sainz; who, by adding one point, maintained fifth place in the competition, with 83: one more than Russell.
The next Grand Prix, that of Hungary, will be held at the Hungaroring, the circuit on the outskirts of Budapest, next July 23th .
(With information from EFE)