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World Championship standings after Turkey | Verstappen regains lead

World Championship standings after Turkey | Verstappen regains lead

10-10-2021 15:55


After a second place in the Turkish Grand Prix Max Verstappen has taken over the lead in the championship from Lewis Hamilton. The Briton finished in fifth place at Istanbul Park and lost his small lead in the standings.

Six points between Verstappen and Hamilton

Verstappen has taken back the lead in the World Championship from Hamilton in Turkey. The Red Bull Racing driver was unable to keep up with eventual winner Valtteri Bottas during the Grand Prix but still trails title rival Hamilton by a few points, who finished fifth.

After finishing second, Verstappen is six points ahead of Hamilton. Bottas strengthened his third place in the standings after finishing first and also adding the point for the fastest lap. Sergio Perez is closing in on championship number four Lando Norris.

The full standings in the championship

1. Max Verstappen: 262.5 points

2. Lewis Hamilton: 256.5 points

3. Valtteri Bottas: 177 points

4. Lando Norris: 145 points

5. Sergio Perez: 135 points

6. Carlos Sainz 116.5 points

7. Charles Leclerc: 116 points

8. Daniel Ricciardo: 95 points

9. Pierre Gasly: 74 points

10. Fernando Alonso: 58 points

11. Esteban Ocon: 46 points

12. Sebastian Vettel: 35 points

13. Lance Stroll: 26 points

14. Yuki Tsunoda: 18 points

15. George Russell: 16 points

16. Nicholas Latifi: 7 points

17. Kimi Raikkonen: 6 points

18. Antonio Giovinazzi: 1 point

19. Mick Schumacher: 0 points

20. Nikita Mazepin: 0 points

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