Race Notes – Verstappen wins his 14th win of the season

Max Verstappen won the Mexican Grand Prix in his Red Bull, taking his 14th win in a season, a new record. On lap 5 Hamilton sets fast lap at 1m23.063s, and trails Verstappen by 1.1 seconds. On lap 18 Stroll pits to switch from medium to soft tyres and rejoins in 20th place. On lap 24 Perez pits from third and switches to medium tyres and rejoins sixth. On lap 26 Verstappen pits and takes medium tyres and rejoins third behind Russell. On lap 29 Hamilton pits for hard tyres and rejoins in third behind Verstappen. On lap 45 Ricciardo pits from seventh for soft tyres and rejoins in 13th. At lap 55 Verstappen leads Hamilton by 11.7 seconds, followed by Perez (13.4s), Russell (18.5s), Sainz (47.4s), Leclerc (51.1s), Alonso (1 lap), Ocon, Bottas and Ricciardo in tenth.

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