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MotorsportsThe Independent

Lewis Hamilton expects another tough task to beat Max Verstappen in Austria

Lewis Hamilton fears championship rival Max Verstappen will continue to be the man to beat at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. Hamilton’s Mercedes team departed France’s Circuit Paul Ricard scratching their heads after seeing Verstappen follow up his pole position with victory at a venue which the Silver Arrows have dominated in recent years.
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Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to F1 French GP win – as it happened

Congratulations to Max Verstappen and Red Bull on snatching that win on the penultimate lap - and commiserations to Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton, who are being asked some serious questions this season. It promises to get even more exciting as the season goes on - the next race will be in Austria next Sunday. Formula One is thoroughly watchable again. Thanks for reading today - and see you next time.

Max Verstappen Redeems First-Corner Slip Up With French GP Win

When Max Verstappen ran wide at the start of the 2021 Formula One French Grand Prix, it looked like his race was over. He’d sustained some damage and lost time to reigning champion Lewis Hamilton. But a poor strategy by Mercedes—and an exceptional one by Red Bull—put Verstappen back in contention with just a handful of laps to go, leaving the Dutch driver to glide into the lead with just one lap remaining.

How Max Verstappen outfoxed Mercedes' strategists at the French GP

As the wheels went up on Mercedes' charter flight back to the U.K. on Sunday evening, the team's engineers were still trying to figure out how, exactly, they had lost the French Grand Prix. Taking off from the airstrip that runs parallel to the pit straight at Circuit Paul Ricard, the view from the jet window offered a complete picture of the scene of the defeat, yet the detail remained lost in the data.
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Max Verstappen Wins French Grand Prix With Late Pass

Back in May, Mercedes AMG F1 won the Spanish Grand Prix by making a late decision to bring Lewis Hamilton back into the pit lane for an extra stop and putting him in position to make up all that time on track. Today, Red Bull got Mercedes back by reversing the situation, putting Max Verstappen in position to pass the entire field with just enough time to win the race. In both cases, the driver pulled it off.
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French Grand Prix LIVE: F1 results and standings as Max Verstappen passes Lewis Hamilton to win

Follow live reaction from the French Grand Prix as Max Verstappen extended his championship lead with a thrilling win.The Dutchman, who started on pole but lost it after a mistake on the opening lap, passed Lewis Hamilton on the penultimate lap to win a pulsating race. Verstappen stopped one more time than his rival after Red Bull rolled the tactical dice and outfoxed their Mercedes rivals.Indeed, Hamilton will be left questioning a series of strategy calls by his team after he led the opening exchanges of the race. Verstappen’s Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez rounded out the podium after fighting his way past Bottas to take third place.Verstappen, who crossed the line 2.9 seconds clear of Hamilton, extends his championship lead to 12 points. Follow all the latest updates from Circuit Paul Ricard: Read More French Grand Prix: Max Verstappen passes Lewis Hamilton to win thrillerMercedes apologise to Lewis Hamilton after French Grand Prix is won by Max VerstappenNico Rosberg labels Lewis Hamilton ‘soft’ after French Grand Prix