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Norris Beats Verstappen in Miami and Wins His First F1 Race

Norris Beats Verstappen in Miami and Wins His First F1 Race

05/05/2024

Lando Norris joined the exclusive club of Grand Prix winners this Sunday in Miami, Florida.

The Miami Grand Prix, the sixth round of the 2024 F1 season, featured a thrilling race, culminating in a new winner after 57 laps.

Benefiting from the deployment of the safety car mid-race following a crash between Kevin Magnussen and Logan Sargeant, Lando Norris was catapulted into the lead of the Grand Prix.

At the restart, the Briton, driving a significantly improved McLaren this weekend in Miami, successfully fended off Max Verstappen’s attack to keep the Red Bull behind him until the checkered flag, marking his first career F1 victory!

Verstappen, who complained of a “disastrous” Red Bull to drive, had to settle for second place, with Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari completing the podium at this Miami Grand Prix.

Carlos Sainz finished fourth ahead of Sergio Pérez in the other Red Bull and Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes. Yuki Tsunoda also put in another impressive performance, securing significant points with a seventh-place finish.

The top 10 of this Miami Grand Prix was rounded out by George Russell, Fernando Alonso, and Esteban Ocon. Alpine thus scored its first point of the season!

The next Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place in two weeks at the Imola circuit in Emilia-Romagna.

2024 F1 Miami Grand Prix – Race Results
PosDriverNat.TeamTime
1Lando NorrisGBRMcLaren F1 Team57 Laps
2Max VerstappenNEDOracle Red Bull Racing7.612s
3Charles LeclercMONScuderia Ferrari9.920s
4Carlos SainzESPScuderia Ferrari11.407s
5Sergio PerezMEXOracle Red Bull Racing14.650s
6Lewis HamiltonGBRMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team16.585s
7Yuki TsunodaJPNVisa Cash App RB F1 Team26.185s
8George RussellGBRMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team34.789s
9Fernando AlonsoESPAston Martin Aramco F1 Team37.107s
10Esteban OconFRABWT Alpine F1 Team39.746s
11Nico HulkenbergGERMoneyGram Haas F1 Team40.789s
12Pierre GaslyFRABWT Alpine F1 Team44.958s
13Oscar PiastriAUSMcLaren F1 Team49.756s
14Zhou GuanyuCHNStake F1 Team Kick Sauber49.979s
15Daniel RicciardoAUSVisa Cash App RB F1 Team50.956s
16Valtteri BottasFINStake F1 Team Kick Sauber52.356s
17Lance StrollCANAston Martin Aramco F1 Team55.173s
18Kevin MagnussenDENMoneyGram Haas F1 Team64.683s
19Alex AlbonTHAWilliams Racing76.091s
 Logan SargeantUSAWilliams RacingDNF
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