Merck Foundation and African First Ladies marking World Cancer Day 2023 through 110 scholarships of Oncology Fellowships in 25 countriesRead more Supporting women leaders and aspirants to unleash their potentialRead more Fake medicines kill almost 500,000 sub-Saharan Africans a year: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reportRead more Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports International Organization for Migration (IOM) over ‘life and death’ issueRead more United Nations (UN) Convenes Lake Chad Countries, Amid Growing Regional CrisisRead more 11 Disruptive Startups Selected for Cohort 3 of the Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) Accelerator Program powered by Startupbootcamp AfricaRead more Africa Data Centres breaks ground on new Sameer facility in NairobiRead more Coffee with a human face: A union that improves livelihoods for Ugandan farmersRead more Trends Predicted to drive the retail industry in 2023Read more Vantage Capital exits Pétro IvoireRead more

Verstappen victorious in Italian Grand Prix, his 5th win in row

show caption
MONZA, ITALY - Max Verstappen of Holland and Oracle Red Bull Racing first place and George Russels of England and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team third place celebrate during Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 11, 2022 in Monza, Italy. (Pier Marco Tacca - Anadolu Agency)
Print Friendly and PDF

Sep 12, 2022 - 02:50 AM

ANKARA (AA) – Red Bull Racing’s Dutch driver Max Verstappen won Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix and took his fifth straight win this season in Formula 1.

Verstappen was victorious in the Round 16 held in Italy’s Monza, completing the 53-lap race in an hour, 20 minutes and 27.511 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s Monegasque racer Charles Leclerc.

Leclerc was 2.446 seconds behind Verstappen to be in the second spot at Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Mercedes’ British driver George Russell was third in this race.

Verstappen bagged 11 wins this season, and took his fifth straight win.

Before his success in Italy, the Dutchman won Grands Prix in France, Hungary, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

This season Verstappen is leading the driver standings with 335 points. The gap between him and his nearest opponent Leclerc is now 116 points.

Red Bull Racing team is on top of the 2022 Constructor Standings with 545 points.

Second-place Ferrari have 406 points.

The next race, Round 17, will be held in Singapore on Oct. 2.

The 2022 Formula 1 World Championship will end after Round 22 which will be run in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 20.

  • bio
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • latest posts

MAORANDCITIES.COM uses both Facebook and Disqus comment systems to make it easier for you to contribute. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. All comments should be relevant to the topic. By posting, you agree to our Privacy Policy. We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, name-calling, foul language or other inappropriate behavior. Please keep your comments relevant and respectful. By leaving the ‘Post to Facebook’ box selected – when using Facebook comment system – your comment will be published to your Facebook profile in addition to the space below. If you encounter a comment that is abusive, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the Facebook comment box to report spam or abuse. You can also email us.