He’s done it again: Max Verstappen wins Canadian Grand Prix

Following a tense race, the Netherlands’ Formula 1 pride and joy, Max Verstappen, came first place in the Canadian Grand Prix this weekend. πŸ₯‡

Verstappen took home his sixth win of the season, placing him 46 points ahead in the 2022 Formula 1 standing, says RTL Nieuws.

The Red Bull driver started in pole position (at the front of the starting grid), giving him a nice start advantage. Of course, this race wasn’t without bumps in the road. 🏎

Verstappen ran into a few tire problems and Carlos Sainz driving for Ferrari took advantage of this to change his own tires. When Sainz returned on track, Verstappen had a difficult time keeping him behind, making the last 15 rounds quite exciting. 😱

Verstappen, Sainz, and Lewis Hamilton (seven-time Formula 1 world champion) came in first, second, and third place respectively.

Of course, we’re not surprised that Verstappen topped the lot of them: he was the first Dutchie to win a Formula 1 World Championship AND Dutch Sportsman of the year, after all. πŸ†

The next Grand Prix will take place in Great Britain on July 3. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Did you watch the Canadian Grand Prix this weekend? Are you planning on watching the British Grand Prix in July? Tell us in the comments!

Feature Image: Alberto-g-rovi/Wikimedia Commons/CC3.0

Katrien Nivera πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­
Katrien Nivera πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­
Third culture kid Katrien is a Philippine native living in the Netherlands to finish her master's degree in political communication. You can usually find her trying to organize everything on Notion and the sticky notes app, otherwise, she’s nose-deep in a good book or obsessing over film soundtracks and video games.

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