Sergio Perez Outshines Max Verstappen as Purple Bull Maintains Supremacy in Azerbaijan GP with Hamilton Settling for the sixth place.

Sergio Perez has gained the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, along with his Purple Bull team-mate Max Verstappen coming in second and Charles Leclerc from Ferrari coming in third for Ferrari’s first podium end of the season. Regardless of the domination by Purple Bull, the race was largely uneventful till the top. Security issues arose when crew members and photographers have been allowed into the pitlane earlier than Esteban Ocon had made his pitstop, which might have had devastating penalties. Verstappen rapidly caught and handed Leclerc early within the race, with Perez following go well with simply two laps later. When the protection automotive was deployed on account of Nyck de Vries stopping on the observe, Verstappen made his pitstop, however Perez stayed out and was in a position to preserve his lead. Perez managed to maintain Verstappen at bay and crossed the end line two seconds forward of him. This outcome cuts Verstappen’s lead within the Drivers’ Championship to simply six factors whereas Hamilton completed sixth and Norris got here in ninth.