By Matt Morlidge
The Belgian GP had to be red-flagged after just two laps behind the Safety Car due to continuous rainfall and poor conditions at Spa-Francorchamps, with Max Verstappen finishing as the official winner in the classification and cutting Lewis Hamilton’s title lead.
Any hopes of a race, heavily delayed through the afternoon, officially ended almost four hours after the scheduled start time of 2pm BST, but critically – as enough laps were completed – half points were awarded for the top-10 finishers, who essentially sealed their results through qualifying.
That means pole-sitter Verstappen takes 12.5 points, while George Russell – the star of Saturday for Williams – has his first F1 podium in rather bizarre circumstances in second place and scores nine.
Lewis Hamilton’s third gave him 7.5 points, though his championship advantage is down to three points ahead of Verstappen.
More to follow…
Read More: Sports News
Denial of any Responsibility!
AsumeTech is a News Source that Publishes News from its Editorial Team and the Automatic News Aggregation around the News Media. All the Aggregated Content you find on our site is available freely over the Internet; each piece of Content includes the hyperlink to its Primary Source. We have just arranged that in our platform for Educational Purposes only. All the Copyrights and Trademarks belong to their Rightful Owners and all Materials to their Authors. If you are the Content owner and do not want us to publish your materials on our Website, please get in touch with us by email – [email protected]; we will remove the Content from our Website.