Verstappen dominates in Monaco to assert F1 championship lead
Max Verstappen has taken the lead of the Method 1 World Championship for the primary time in his profession after dominating the Monaco Grand Prix whereas title rival Lewis Hamilton struggled to a seventh-place end.
Crimson Bull Racing’s Verstappen certified second behind Charles Leclerc however gained a spot earlier than the race even began when Ferrari withdrew the Monegasque from the grand prix with a driveshaft drawback associated to his Q3 crash the evening earlier than.
The Dutchman aced his getaway from de facto pole to assert the lead, slicing defensively to the best to dam the fast-starting Valtteri Bottas on the best way to the primary flip, and managed the race thereafter, main each lap of the grand prix in an imperious reassertion of his championship credentials with a four-point lead.
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