Together with his twenty sixth profession victory on Sunday in Montreal, Max Verstappen is now a transparent ninth place within the all-time Formulation 1 race victories record.
Previous to the win, the reigning World Champion was tied with Niki Lauda and Jim Clark.
Nonetheless, his newest triumph elevated him past Lauda and Clark’s tally, who are actually tenth and eleventh on the record.
Verstappen is simply two race victories away from surpassing Jackie Stewart for eighth place, whereas Nigel Mansell and Fernando Alonso’s 31 and 32 race wins in seventh and sixth respectively are usually not insurmountable this season.
Earlier this season, Verstappen joined the highest 10 all-time F1 podiums record, and is at present tied with Valtteri Bottas on 67 top-three finishes.
The Dutchman now holds a 46-point lead within the Drivers’ Championship, having received six of the opening 9 races of the 2022 marketing campaign.
“It’s nonetheless a really good distance and I do know the hole after all is sort of large, however I additionally know that it may well swap round in a short time,” Verstappen mentioned.
“I imply, race three I used to be 46 behind, so we simply want to remain calm, we have to focus, we have to enhance, as a result of right now we’re not the quickest.
“It swings a bit, like final weekend [in Baku] it appeared good within the race, now it didn’t look pretty much as good however we nonetheless managed to win.
“That I believe can also be a top quality and we simply need to work along with the entire crew you recognize to try to simply discover little enhancements within the automotive.”