Carlos Sainz Claims Maiden Formula 1 Win In British Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz Claims Maiden Formula 1 Win In British Grand Prix

British GP: Carlos Sanes claims his first Formula One win on his 150th start.© AFP

Carlos Sanes claimed his first Formula One victory in his 150th start at the thrilling British Grand Prix in Silverstone on Sunday. The Ferrari driver kept his cool to beat Red Bull’s Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton for Mercedes. World champion Max Verstappen finished seventh but maintained the series lead in the race due to a multi-car pile on the early corner. “I don’t know what to say, it’s amazing. Winning the first race 150 races later with Ferrari at Silverstone, it’s a very special day,” said Sans, who won the pool. Said.

Behind the Senses was an epic battle between Perez, Hamilton and Charles Laker.

It was Hamilton’s 11th race without a win, the longest losing streak by a seven-time champion.

Hamilton, who paid tribute to the 130,000 spectators, said: “I was involved in this battle but the upgrade we brought here brought us closer to them.”

This 10th round of the 22-race season began with a carnage in the first corner when Zhou Guanyu’s Alfa Romeo overturned after a horrific accident and damaged a circuit safety barrier.

Also included were George Russell’s Mercedes, Alpine’s Esteban Oaken, Yuki Sonoda (Alpha Tory) and Alex Albon’s Williams.

Xiao’s car overturned, the Chinese rookie’s head escaped his car’s roll hoop holo when it slipped across gravel nets and tire barriers and into the catch fencing, where he ended up in a stationary position semi-straight. Bounced back to


Both Xiao and Albun escaped serious injuries in the smash, which caused an hour’s delay.

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