In what was arguably essentially the most action-packed race of the 2022 F1 season, Max Verstappen secured his thirteenth win of the yr, whereas Purple Bull secured their fifth constructors’ championship title.
The 2022 F1 US GP had all kinds of drama that may be anticipated out of an “thrilling” F1 race, with the whole lot starting from penalties, accidents, methods, pit drama, and pure racing. Purple Bull have had an emotional weekend to this point, particularly after the passing of their co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz. Therefore, profitable their first title because the 2013 F1 season will surely have been a particular second for the workforce. The identical, nevertheless, couldn’t be stated for a number of different groups and drivers down the grid.
In a post-race media interplay, Verstappen devoted the win to Mateschitz. He stated:
“We gave it the whole lot on the market at present, and naturally it’s a really tough weekend for us, so this one is certainly devoted to Dietrich. We had a giant likelihood to win the constructors’ right here, and also you wish to do this in model, and I feel we did that at present.”
Earlier, Carlos Sainz secured his second-career pole place in Saturday’s qualifying session, solely to be knocked out of the race on the very first lap. At Flip 1, George Russell’s Mercedes made contact with him, placing a disappointing finish to what might have been an thrilling day for the Spaniard. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, however, made a formidable restoration from P12, provided that he completed the race on the rostrum in P3.
Lewis Hamilton drove arguably his strongest race of the season in Austin and had his first race win of the season proper inside his grasp. He, nevertheless, misplaced to 2022 F1 world champion Max Verstappen within the closing phases of the race. Nonetheless, the duo produced a number of the most enjoyable racing we’ve seen all yr.
Sebastian Vettel got here to life on the US GP and was on monitor to doubtlessly safe a podium outcome this Sunday. Not solely did the German miss out on what might have been a large achievement earlier than he retires on the finish of the season, he additionally missed out on a simple top-six end after a painfully sluggish pit-stop by Aston Martin. Regardless of this, after falling to the again of the grid, the four-time world champion managed to recuperate to P8 after combating his means as much as the previous couple of seconds resulting in the checkered flag, incomes him nearly all of votes for ‘Driver of the Day’.
An enormous collision between Lance Stroll and Fernando Alonso within the first half of the Grand Prix introduced out a security automobile that modified the course of the race drastically, with a number of drivers benefitting from low cost pit stops.
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