Max Verstappen wins F1 Spanish Grand Prix after beating Lando Norris

(MENAFN) Max Verstappen continued his dominant form in the 2024 Formula 1 season by clinching victory at the Spanish Grand Prix held at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The Dutch driver, representing Red Bull Racing, completed the 66-lap race in one hour, 28 minutes, and 20.227 seconds, securing his seventh win out of ten races this season. His impressive performance underscored his status as a formidable contender for the championship.

Lando Norris of McLaren, hailing from the UK, finished a commendable second, crossing the finish line 2.219 seconds behind Verstappen. Norris's strong showing highlighted McLaren's competitive edge in the midfield battle, reaffirming his prowess as a rising star in Formula 1.

Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, secured his first podium finish of the 2024 season with a third-place finish in Barcelona. The seven-time world champion demonstrated resilience and strategic acumen to clinch a podium position, marking a significant milestone in his campaign to challenge Verstappen's dominance.

Verstappen's victory in Spain not only solidified his lead in the drivers' standings but also reinforced Red Bull Racing's position as a frontrunner in the constructor's championship. With each race, Verstappen's consistency and speed continue to pose a formidable challenge to his rivals, setting the stage for an exhilarating remainder of the season.

Looking ahead, the Formula 1 calendar moves to Spielberg, Austria, for Round 11 on June 30. As the championship battle intensifies, all eyes will be on Verstappen, Norris, Hamilton, and the rest of the grid as they vie for supremacy in one of the world's most prestigious racing series.



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