Verstappen made a second pit stop on lap 48 with the virtual Safety Car in place, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in second, and Russell in third.
Verstappen made light work of his grid penalties to win the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix starting from 15th position on the grid to win the race.
It was a "special moment," said Audi boss Markus Duesmann at a press conference ahead of the Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. "We will in 2026 start racing in F1," he said, reports DPA.
On the eve of the Belgian Grand Prix, as Formula 1 returns from its summer break, Ricciardo and McLaren announced they would complete the final nine races of the year together before going their separate ways.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has brought the entire world to a complete halt and the sporting arena is no exception.
Maffei, meanwhile, admitted that Formula One chiefs still had no clear idea of how the season may unfold, noting that officials were planning for a variety of scenarios.
Fernando Alonso, who won the F1 championship in 2005 and 2006, entered the Dakar Rally, whose 2020 edition leaves behind South America for Saudi Arabia.
Verstappen - who had secured the coveted pole position in the qualifying time trials on Saturday - was first across the finish line on the 4.309 km (2.67 mi.)
Following his maiden victory at the Belgian GP last week, the 21-year-old Monegasque racer started Sunday's race again from the pole, his forth pole-start this season after Bahrain, Austria and Belgium.