Verstappen leads Red Bull 1-2 as both Leclerc and Sainz retire in Azerbaijan
Max VerstappenMax Verstappen (No 1 as 2021 World Champion, otherwise No 33) is a Belgium born F1 driver, racing under a... There's more... led a Red BullRed Bull Racing, also simply known as Red Bull or RBR and competing as Oracle Red Bull Racing in 2022,... There's more... one-two in the Azerbaijan Grand PrixA Grand Prix is a motorsport series sanctioned by the FIA and held in various countries for a world title.... There's more... after retirements for Ferrari’s Charles LeclercCharles Leclerc (No 16) is a Monaco born F1 driver, racing under a Monocasque licence and contracted to Scuderia Ferrari.... There's more... and Carlos SainzCarlos Sainz (No 55) is a Spanish born F1 driver contracted to Scuderia Ferrari. For more on Carlos, visit our... There's more..., giving Mercedes’ George RussellGeorge Russell (No 63) is a English-born F1 driver contracted to Mercedes in 2022. Read up on George's stats on... There's more... P3 at Baku.
Pole-sitter Charles Leclerc lost the lead at the start but regained it when the leading Red Bull of Max Verstappen pitted on Lap 19. One lap later, Leclerc’s race went up in a puff of smoke and he crawled back to the pitsThe Pits refers to the area immediately outside a team's garage where they are able to work on the car,... There's more... to retire. This would be Ferrari’s second retirement of the race as Carlos Sainz stopped with a hydraulic failure on Lap 9.
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