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Turkish Grand Prix 2021

F1 driver standings: Verstappen takes advantage of Hamilton's grid penalty

Max Verstappen sits atop the standings once again thanks to his second-place finish at the Turkish Grand Prix, with title rival Lewis Hamilton only able to come home in P5.

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Lewis Hamilton finds himself trailing Max Verstappen in the fight for the 2021 F1 World Championship following the Turkish Grand Prix.

Hamilton had to settle for a fifth-place finish at Istanbul Park after taking a 10-place grid penalty, while Verstappen came home in P2 behind Valtteri Bottas.

As a result, Verstappen now leads Hamilton by six points with just six races remaining.

Check out the full standings below, including the Constructors', where Mercedes lead Red Bull by 36 points.

Formula 1 standings 2021

Pos. Driver Team Points
1
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing 395.5
2
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes AMG Motorsport 387.5
3
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes AMG Motorsport 226
4
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing 190
5
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari 164.5
6
Lando Norris
McLaren Racing 160
7
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari 159
8
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren Racing 115
9
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 110
10
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 81
11
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 74
12
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin F1 Team 43
13
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin F1 Team 34
14
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 32
15
George Russell
Williams Racing 16
16
Kimi Raikkonen
Alfa Romeo Racing 10
17
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing 7
18
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing 3
19
Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 0
21
Nikita Mazepin
Haas F1 0
Pos. Team Drivers Points
1
Mercedes
Hamilton & Bottas 613.5
2
Red Bull
Verstappen & Pérez 585.5
3
Ferrari
Leclerc & Sainz 323.5
4
McLaren
Ricciardo & Norris 275
5
Alpine
Ocon & Alonso 155
6
AlphaTauri
Gasly & Tsunoda 142
7
Aston Martin
Vettel & Stroll 77
8
Williams
Latifi & Russell 23
9
Alfa Romeo
Räikkönen & Giovinazzi 13
10
Haas
Mazepin & Schumacher 0

F1 2021 Turkish Grand Prix RN365 News dossier

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