Formula 1

The French Grand Prix was a race of extremes. Max Verstappen took the lead and never looked back

2 hours ago News 2 Opinions Max Verstappen extended his Formula One lead to 63 points. (Image courtesy of Red Bull Content Pool) ALL ABOUT THE FORMULA 1 FRANCE GP IN 2022 | BRIEFING The French Grand Prix of Formula One presented Max Verstappen with the opportunity to extend his already commanding championship lead into a colossal enough to impress any Ice Age. The race was won by the reigning champion, who saw his only real opponent in the title fight abandon when he was leading. Verstappen now has 233 points and a 63-point lead. to the following GRAND PRIZE YouTube channels: GP | GP2▶️ Click here to visit the GRAND PRIZE channel on Twitch! Charles Leclerc was leading the race and fantasizing about cutting the distance to less than 30 points. Who knows, maybe he’ll win again in Hungary next week and they’ll go into the summer break separated by a race score. But it isn’t. Leclerc’s mistake was enough to send him straight to the wall and retire. Despite Charles’ misfortune, Sergio Pérez is still third in the championship. The Mexican struggled over the weekend at Paul Ricard and was defeated by the two Mercedes. He now has 163 championship points, seven fewer than Leclerc and 70 fewer than Verstappen. + WORLD DRIVERS AND CONSTRUCTORS CLASSIFICATION AFTER THE FRANCE GP Charles Leclerc completed the race on the wall (Photo: F1) Paddockast #157: How each driver’s performance is balanced halfway through F1 2022 Carlos Sainz is fourth with 144, followed by George Russell, who has 143. Lewis Hamilton has the most centennials, with 127. The top ten is completed by Lando Norris (70), Esteban Ocon (56), Valtteri Bottas (46) and Fernando Alonso (37). Red Bull also leads the Constructors’ World Cup, with 396 points to Ferrari’s 314, a difference of 82 points. Mercedes is third with 270 points. Alpine and McLaren are battling for fourth place, with 93 and 89 points, respectively. The list is completed by Alfa Romeo (51), Haas (34), AlphaTauri (27), Aston Martin (19), and Williams (3). The Hungarian GP concludes the first part of the Formula One season next weekend, between the 29th and 31st of July, at the Hungaroring. After the crash, Charles Leclerc complained that the throttle was stuck (Video: Playback) BIG PRIZE is now available in Spanish and Portuguese-PT, in addition to the partners Nosso Palestra and Escanteio SP. In addition,