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Mexico City Grand Prix: Max Verstappen wins from Lewis Hamilton

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen broke the record for wins in a season with a comfortable and controlled victory in the Mexico City Grand Prix.

The world champion held off a challenge from Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in the first part of the race before moving clear to take his 14th win of the year.

Red Bull’s Sergio Perez took third ahead of Mercedes’ George Russell.

Mercedes had hopes of winning the race after qualifying close behind Verstappen in second and third places.

But, on divergent tyre strategies, early promise faded after the pit stops and Verstappen moved into a race of his own, leaving Hamilton to fend off Perez for the runners-up spot.

Check out the full results from the race below.

Position Driver Team Gap
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 15.186
3 Sergio Perez Red Bull 18.097
4 George Russell Mercedes 49.431
5 Carlos Sainz Jr Ferrari 58.123
6 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:08.774
7 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1 Lap
8 Esteban Ocon Alpine +1 Lap
9 Lando Norris McLaren +1 Lap
10 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo +1 Lap
11 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1 Lap
12 Alex Albon Williams +1 Lap
13 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo +1 Lap
14 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1 Lap
15 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1 Lap
16 Mick Schumacher Haas +1 Lap
17 Kevin Magnussen Haas +1 Lap
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams +1 Lap
19 Fernando Alonso Alpine DNF
20 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri DNF

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