Pérez wins dramatic Azerbaijan GP after Verstappen crash and Hamilton blunder

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  • Pérez takes benefit of late restart to take victory
  • Hamilton and Verstappen each fail to attain some extent

That Lewis Hamilton may put a lot as a finger incorrect has come to look virtually inconceivable, so deft his each contact and so positive for therefore lengthy. But on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix the faintest, misguided brush of his steering wheel proved enormously pricey. It left Hamilton and his Mercedes workforce understandably shellshocked given the world champion had a probably vital lead within the title struggle in his grasp. That lead disappeared in a puff of brake mud as for as soon as the Hamilton magic turned towards him.

The race was gained by Purple Bull’s Sergio Pérez, an outstanding drive for his second F1 victory, however it was overshadowed by the drama whereby each title protagonists, Hamilton and Max Verstappen, failed to attain some extent. Verstappen suffered a tyre failure late within the race, costing him a possible win, and Hamilton made a extremely uncommon error to drop from second to 15th on the penultimate lap. Each incidents will elicit critical investigations.

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