Sergio Perez gained the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on June 6.© AFP
Pink Bull’s Sergio Perez gained a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday with each Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton failing to complete. Sebastian Vettel for Aston Martin and Pierre Gasly for Alpha Tauri accomplished the sudden podium. Verstappen crashed with 5 laps to go and the race at his mercy. Hamilton then locked up on the restart when on the right track for second. The drama on the streets of Baku left Verstappen retaining the lead within the drivers standings. This was the primary win for Perez since becoming a member of Pink Bull.
Perez mentioned, “I am so comfortable for at the moment. Usually Baku is fairly loopy however I’ve to express regret to Max. He deserved the win at the moment and it will have been good for the group to get a 1-2 however the win is a unbelievable consequence.”
He inherited the lead when his teammate Verstappen’s left rear tyre shredded triggering a high-speed crash within the straight as he was set to money in on his second straight win and third of the season.
“Tyre,” shouted a distraught Verstappen on the group radio.
After a red-flag stoppage lasting over half an hour to clear particles from Verstappen’s stricken automobile the grand prix resumed with a two lap dash to the chequered flag.
Hamilton appeared to have the measure of Perez however spun off at flip one leaving Perez to gather an unlikely win.
Pole-sitter Charles Leclerc got here in fifth and Hamilton out of the factors like Verstappen in fifteenth.
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