He got here out on high in Saudi Arabia with Ferrari taking second and third once more
Max Verstappen was left feeling slightly lucky after claiming first place on the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
He edged Charles Leclerc in an intense closing few laps, with Leclerc‘s teammate Carlos Sainz finishing the rostrum. Although that’s pending an investigation.
“They had been very quick within the corners and we had been on the straights,” Verstappen mentioned afterwards. “The tyres had been sporting fairly a bit.
“It was very tough, however a very good race. We fought arduous on the entrance and tried to execute the plan with the large image in thoughts.
“They had been there with us it on the finish, we had slightly extra pace. It wasn’t straightforward, however we managed to get in entrance. I am completely happy that we lastly began the season.”
Verstappen is the present world champion after his 2021 success over Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes.