Istanbul — Mercedes Driver Valtteri Bottas wins Turkey Grand Prix For Sunday’s first win of the season Red bull Max Verstappen finished second and regained the overall lead from his title rivals. Lewis Hamilton..
Verstappen has wiped out Hamilton’s two-point lead, leading the Mercedes driver by six points in the remaining six races in a thrilling title battle that could continue to the final race in Abu Dhabi. Sergio Perez finished in 3rd place, ending a strong day for Red Bull.
Defending champion Hamilton lost valuable points after finishing in 5th place after a delay in changing tires.
Hamilton was even more excited when Pierre Guthrie’s AlphaTauri got him behind Leclerc.
He snapped to the race engineer when he was informed of Guthrie’s gap, “Leave it alone.”
Bottas finally got the feeling of victory again when he overtook Ferrari Charles Leclerc, who has about 12 laps remaining, won his first victory since the Russian Grand Prix last September.
“Haha, yes!” Bottas shouted before joining after his tenth career win and the long-awaited win during the frustrating last season with Mercedes. Alfa Romeo next year.
To conclude it, he recorded the fastest lap on the 5.3 kilometers (3.3 miles) Istanbul Park circuit under a gray sky in a continuous fog.
Hamilton finally came in for a new tire on lap 51, but disagreed with the decision.
“Why did you give up that place?” Frustrated Hamilton barked on the team’s radio using abusive language.
Leclerc entered fourth earlier than Hamilton and missed his 14th career podium.With Carlos Sainz Jr. of Ferrari McLarenDaniel Ricciardo started from behind after the engine was completely changed. Sainz Jr. managed to finish in 8th place.
Valtteri Bottas wins Turkish Grand Prix as Verstappen regains title lead
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