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Max Verstappen wins Miami Grand Prix, third F1 race victory of 2022 - The Athletic

Max Verstappen wins the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on Sunday. It is Verstappen’s third F1 race victory in 2022.

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Max Verstappen wins the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on Sunday, securing the chequered flag. It is Verstappen’s third Formula 1 race victory in 2022.

Verstappen began the day P3 on the starting grid while Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc had the pole position. On the first straight to start the race, the Red Bull driver gained a spot, overtaking Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr. at P2.

Verstappen eventually passed Leclerc as they raced into Turn 1. He kept his P1 for the remainder of the race, despite a late challenge from Leclerc, securing the chequered flag.

Leclerc finished second while Sainz Jr. placed third, rounding out the podium.

Verstappen, 24, now has 23 career F1 race wins. In addition to winning Miami, Verstappen won the Saudi Arabian and the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in 2022.

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