Race Notes – Verstappen wins Red Bull one-two in Azerbaijan

Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in his Red Bull, 20.823 seconds ahead of his team mate Sergio Perez in second place. Verstappen now leads the Championship by 21 points over Perez, who moves up to second in the Championship, while non-finisher Leclerc drops to third. At the end of the first lap Perez has a 1.8 second lead. On lap 10 Leclerc, Russell, Gasly, Vettel, Hamilton, Tsunoda all pit. Verstappen pits from the lead for hard tyres and he rejoins in second ahead of Perez – Leclerc takes the lead. At lap 21 Verstappen leads Perez by 5.2 seconds, followed by Russell (14.2s), Gasly (33.6s), Ricciardo (34.9s), Hamilton (37.2s), Tsunoda (42.5s), Ocon (43.4s), Vettel (44.0s), and Zhou (45.2s) in tenth place. Verstappen leads Perez, Russell, Gasly, Tsunoda, Hamilton, Vettel, Alonso, Ricciardo and Norris in tenth. At lap 40 Verstappen leads Perez by 15.7 seconds, followed by Russell (36.8s), Gasly (51.6s), Hamilton (55.9s), Vettel (1m03.6s), Alonso (1m09.9s), Ricciardo (1m12.9s), Norris (1m15.9s) and Ocon (1m26.7s) in tenth. At lap 45 Verstappen leads Perez by 17.9 seconds, followed by Russell (40.3s), Hamilton (1m04.9s), Gasly (1m06.9s), Vettel (1m14.6s), Alonso (1m20.5s), Ricciardo (1m23.0s), Norris (1m25.6s) and Ocon (1m37.6s) in tenth place.

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