Verstappen joins elite F1 club as he makes history with Imola domination

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Max Verstappen's dominant efficiency on the 2022 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix has ensured he’s amongst good firm in F1's historical past books.

					Verstappen joins elite F1 club as he makes history with Imola domination

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Max Verstappen has joined an elite membership of motorsport royalty by scoring his second profession F1 Grand Slam.

The World Champion was dominant on the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, changing his pole place right into a race win.

He additionally led each lap and claimed an additional level for the quickest lap on race day, securing his second profession Grand Slam within the course of.

However in contrast to another Grand Slam in historical past, Verstappen’s Imola triumph included a Dash victory after he traded locations with Charles Leclerc to win Saturday’s 100-kilometre sprint.

Verstappen joins F1 greats

Verstappen is now one in every of a choose few F1 drivers to have accomplished a couple of Grand Slam, along with his first coming on the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix.

The record of drivers to take action contains solely a number of World Champions, together with Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher.

He nonetheless has a protracted solution to go if he’s to catch Jim Clark’s document of eight Grand Slams, which is intently adopted by Lewis Hamilton’s six.

Sebastian Vettel additionally makes the record, having accomplished 4 Grand Slams for Pink Bull between 2011 and 2013.

F1 drivers to have achieved a number of Grand Slams (all time)

Driver Staff(s) Variety of Grand Slams
Jim Clark Lotus 8
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 6
Alberto Ascari Ferrari 5
Michael Schumacher Benetton, Ferrari 5
Jackie Stewart Matra, Tyrrell 4
Ayrton Senna Lotus, McLaren 4
Nigel Mansell Williams 4
Sebastian Vettel Pink Bull 4
Nelson Piquet Brabham 3
Jack Brabham Cooper, Brabham 2
Mika Hakkinen McLaren 2
Max Verstappen Pink Bull 2

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