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F1 2022

F1 standings: Perez joins fight as Verstappen extends lead

Here's what the Monaco Grand Prix result has done to the World Championship standings as Sergio Perez closes in on Charles Leclerc.

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Max Verstappen has extended his lead at the top of the Formula 1 World Championship standings, but could now be drawn into a title fight with his race-winning teammate.

Sergio Perez stormed a hard-fought victory at the Circuit de Monaco as he cemented his place in Monaco Grand Prix history. The Mexican driver made the most of the slippery conditions to jump both Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz during the pit-stop phase as Ferrari were caught napping.

He has now moved to within 15 points of his teammate, and is also just six points behind early-season favourite Leclerc.

With Leclerc having seen pole position turn into a fourth-place finish at his home race, he has seen the points gap between himself and Verstappen grow to nine.

Red Bull extend lead in Constructors' standings

Red Bull's lead in the Constructors' standings is now at 36 points, having outscored Ferrari by 10 in Monaco.

Mercedes remain in third, despite an impressive weekend for Norris, whose team are in fourth and leading the midfield fight.

It was a bad day for both Haas and AlphaTauri, however, who failed to score points with those around them profiting.

Formula 1 standings 2022

Pos. Driver Team Points
1
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing 181
2
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing 147
3
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari 138
4
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari 127
5
George Russell
Mercedes AMG F1 111
6
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes AMG F1 93
7
Lando Norris
McLaren Racing 58
8
Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo Racing 46
9
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 39
10
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 28
11
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 16
12
Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 16
13
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin F1 Team 15
14
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren Racing 15
15
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 11
16
Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo Racing 5
17
Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 4
18
Alexander Albon
Williams Racing 3
19
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin F1 Team 3
20
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing 0
21
Nico Hulkenberg
Aston Martin F1 Team 0
Pos. Team Drivers Points
1
Red Bull
Verstappen & Pérez 328
2
Ferrari
Sainz & Leclerc 265
3
Mercedes
Hamilton & Russell 204
4
McLaren
Norris & Ricciardo 73
5
Alpine
Alonso & Ocon 67
6
Alfa Romeo
Bottas & Zhou 51
7
AlphaTauri
Gasly & Tsunoda 27
8
Haas
Schumacher & Magnussen 20
9
Aston Martin
Stroll & Vettel 18
10
Williams
Albon & Latifi 3

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