The Dutch driver of “Red Bull” Max Verstappen ahead of schedule became the champion of “Formula 1”. On Sunday, he won the Japanese Grand Prix and was out of reach in the overall standings for second-place Monegasque Charles Leclerc of Ferrari. Leclerc finished second in the race, but received a five-second penalty and fell back to third, securing the championship for Verstappen. The second in the race, as a result, was the Mexican Sergio Perez from Red Bull.
Also in the top 10 following the results of the Grand Prix were: 4. Esteban Okon, Alpin; 5. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes; 6. Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin; 7. Fernando Alonso, Alpin; 8. George Russell, Mercedes; 9. Nicholas Latifi, Williams; 10. Lando Norris, McLaren.
According to the results of 18 stages out of 22, Verstappen scored 366 points. Verstappen is 25 years old, he became the world champion for the second time, and he won his first title at the end of last season. In the current championship, Verstappen has climbed the podium 14 times, scoring 12 victories.
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