Having primarily dominated the 2022 F1 season, Crimson Bull secured their fifth constructors’ championship title this Sunday on the US GP.
Max Verstappen drove yet one more good race to take his thirteenth win of the season, simply after securing his second consecutive title final race weekend on the Japanese GP. Sergio Perez, who took a 5-place grid penalty and began the race from P9, managed to get well to P4 ultimately.
With pole-sitter Carlos Sainz knocked out of the race on the very begin, Crimson Bull created a big sufficient level hole to Ferrari to seal the title on the primary likelihood they acquired. The weekend was particularly emotional for the workforce and the world of motorsport as a complete after the passing of Crimson Bull’s co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz. Verstappen devoted the win to him, whereas Christian Horner thought-about the win a tribute to Mateschitz.
Chatting with Sky Sports activities F1 on the finish of the Grand Prix, Crimson Bull workforce boss Christian Horner mentioned:
“It has been a massively emotional weekend. That was the absolute best approach we might have received that race and I believe Dietrich would have been very pleased with that. Max clearly needed to combat again after a tough pitstop, we had an issue with the entrance wheel gun, and he simply acquired his head down and I simply thought there was solely going to be one final result of that race.”
Regardless of Sainz getting punted out of the race and Charles Leclerc beginning in P12 after taking a 10-place grid penalty, Ferrari maintained their focus. The Monegasque managed to make a formidable restoration and completed the 2022 F1 US GP on the rostrum with a P3 end behind Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.
Regardless of driving a powerful race and main the Grand Prix for a number of laps, Lewis Hamilton watched his first potential win of the season slip proper by his fingers as Max Verstappen caught as much as his Mercedes in the direction of the previous couple of laps. The Silver Arrows stay third within the F1 constructors’ standings, with a 53-point deficit towards Ferrari.
Additional down, whereas Alpine stay forward of McLaren in P4, a mere 11 factors separate the 2 groups, making this a battle to be careful for within the coming races. A automobile from every workforce completed within the factors, with Lando Norris securing P6 and Fernando Alonso ending the race proper behind the Briton in P7 regardless of having been concerned in an enormous incident with Lance Stroll. Equally, three factors separate Aston Martin and Alfa Romeo within the standings, with the latter at present within the lead.
Haas solely managed to get one automobile within the prime 10 at their residence Grand Prix, with Kevin Magnussen securing P10. With this, AlphaTauri now stay some extent behind the American outfit in P9.
Listed here are the 2022 F1 Constructors’ Standings after the US GP