Here are the final results of the 2022 United States Grand Prix – nineteenth round of the year – contested this Sunday, October 23 in Austin.
It was Red Bull driver Max Verstappen who won the 2022 United States Grand Prix, the Dutchman ahead of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes and Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari at the finish line. Behind Sergio Perez, George Russell, Lando Norris, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Kevin Magnussen and Yuki Tsunoda complete the top 10 of this 19th round of the season.
Dropouts : Carlos Sainz, who started from pole position, had to retire on the first lap after contact with George Russell. Valtteri Bottas ended up in the gravel trap a little later and when the race resumed, a crash between Lance Stroll and Fernando Alonso did not allow the Canadian driver to finish the Grand Prix.
Penalties : There are many of them in Austin. George Russell received a 5-second, two-point penalty on his SuperLicence for the first-lap crash that caused Sainz to retire. Nicholas Latifi was sanctioned in the same way, held responsible for the collision with Schumacher at the start of the race. Mick Schumacher also received a penalty of 5 seconds and two points on his SuperLicense for having left the track without justifiable reason four times during the race.
Pierre Gasly received a first penalty of 5 seconds and two points on his SuperLicense for not keeping sufficient distance from his competitors while the safety car was on track. He then received a penalty of 10 additional seconds for having poorly executed the first penalty, the marshals having found that the mechanics had immobilized the single-seater for less than 5 seconds.
Alex Albon was given a 5-second penalty after the race and a penalty point for running off the track without returning position afterwards. Lance Stroll received a three-place penalty on the starting grid for the Mexican Grand Prix as well as two points on his SuperLicense, after being found responsible by the marshals for an accident with Fernando Alonso at the resumption of the race. .
driver of the day : German Sebastian Vettel was voted “driver of the day” at the United States Grand Prix this Sunday. The four-time world champion – who crossed the line in 8th position garnered 18.4% of the votes from fans. He is ahead of Lewis Hamilton (18%), Fernando Alonso (15%), Charles Leclerc (10.3%) and Max Verstappen (10.2%).
Fastest lap in the race: It was Mercedes driver George Russell who set the fastest lap in the race this Sunday in Austin. The Briton put on Soft tires at the very end of the race and clocked a 1:38.788.
2022 F1 Driver Rankings
|Max Verstappen||Red Bull||CHAMPION|
|Sergio Perez||Red Bull||265|
|Valtteri Bottas||Alfa Romeo||46|
|Sebastian Vettel||Aston Martin||36|
|Pierre Gasly||Alpha Tauri||23|
|Lance Stroll||Aston Martin||13|
|Yuki Tsunoda||Alpha Tauri||12|
2022 F1 Constructor Ranking