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Max Verstappen Triumphs at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen clinched victory at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, starting from pole position. It marked Red Bull’s second consecutive one-two finish in the 2024 Formula One season.

Podium Finishers

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)
  3. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)

Verstappen’s Unstoppable Streak Verstappen celebrated his first-ever back-to-back victories at the start of a season. He extended his winning streak to nine consecutive races, including last year’s success. Verstappen also achieved his 100th career podium.

Ferrari’s Rookie Sensation Britain’s Oliver Bearman, aged 18, made an impressive debut for Ferrari, finishing seventh. He earned the Driver of the Day title, with Leclerc praising his “hugely impressive” performance.

Other Notable Finishers

  • Oscar Piastri (McLaren) – 4th
  • Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) – 5th
  • George Russell (Mercedes) – 6th

Race Highlights

  • Safety car deployed after Lance Stroll’s collision
  • Sergio Perez received a five-second penalty for an unsafe pit stop release
  • Kevin Magnussen penalized for causing a collision with Alex Albon
  • Pierre Gasly (Alpine) retired early due to a suspected gearbox issue

With Red Bull’s dominant start and Verstappen’s incredible form, the 2024 Formula One season promises to be an exciting one for fans worldwide.

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