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Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to win Malaysian GP

Verstappen won the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix as he finished on top.

SNS | New Delhi |

Red Bull’s Belgian-Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix as he finished on top with a timing of1:35.576 at the Sepang circuit on Sunday.

Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton and Australian racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull came second and third as they clocked 1:36.932 and 1:36.589 respectively.

“The car felt good from the start and I saw Lewis was struggling with traction. I went for it and it’s incredible to win,” Verstappen said after winning the GP.

Top 10 in the Malaysian GP:

 

Both the drivers of India’s lone F1 team Force India managed to feature in top ten at the Sepang circuit.

Mexican driver Sergio Perez finished sixth at 1:36.453, while Esteban Ocon of France clocked 1:39.580 to rank 10th in the Malasian GP.

Initial Classification: