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US Grand Prix in Austin – Verstappen takes first place – Sports

GP USA in Austin – Verstappen takes 1st place – Sports – SRF

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World Championship leader Max Verstappen won the duel against Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the USA Grand Prix in Austin.

The Dutchman in Red Bull took center stage for the first time in Texas. 24-year-old world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) relegated to second place. Verstappen advances in the world championship standings by 6 points.

His teammate Sergio Perez caused a storm of enthusiasm among the crowd in the third part of the qualifiers while he was in the lead. In the end, the Mexican had to settle for third. Charles Leclerc at Ferrari completes the second row of the grid. Valtteri Bottas (9/Mercedes) is pushed back 5 positions on the grille due to a (extra) change of the combustion engine out of the allowable unit.

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Giovinazzi and Raikkonen benefit from transfers

The two Alfa Romeo drivers, Antonio Giovinazzi and Kimi Raikkonen, finished qualifying in 13th and 18th places. However, the Italian and Finn benefit from the relegation of the other competitors and will start the race from 12th and 15th respectively.

SRF Information, October 23, 2021, 11:00 p.m.;

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