Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) Strengthens his leadership by winning the Formula One World Championship Australian Grand PrixThe third round of the championship, which was held at the Albert Park Semi-Urban Circuit, where the Mexicans Sergio Perez (Red Bull) Achieved the sixteenth podium of his career in Premier Class, finishing second.
Leclerc, 24, who started from the pole, signed his fourth win at F1 – the second of the year – clearly winning, setting the fastest lap, Second Czech in Melbourne and Englishman George Russell (Mercedes), who completed the podium; Spanish doubles world champion Fernando Alonso (Alpine) in a race that finished 17th; And in which his compatriots Carlos Sange (f.errari) After the crash – without major consequences – had to move to the third of 58 laps.
Dutch Max Verstapen (Red Bull), the last world champion, also abandoned – with 19 laps to go – a race to become the seven-time English world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) in fourth place, His compatriots Lando Norris and the Australian are ahead of the two McLarens Daniel RicciardoThe sixth is in front of his fans this Sunday.
Frenchman Esteban Oaken (Alpine) was seventh, ahead of Finn Voltaire Botas (Alpha Romeo).
Another rooster, Pierre Gaslialfa Tauri Ninth finished; And Thai Alexander Alban (Williams) also entered the point, finishing tenth in Australia this Sunday.
Leclerc now leads the World Cup with 71 points, 34 points more than Russell; And with 38 advantage over Sange, who is third overall. Next race, Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Will be held on April 24 in the circuit Emola (Italy).