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F1 standings: Verstappen pulls clear after disaster for Perez

The Canadian Grand Prix marked Max Verstappen's sixth victory of the 2022 season, and it also helped him to extend his lead in the World Championship even further.

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Max Verstappen has built even more of an advantage at the top of the Formula 1 World Championship standings following his victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.

The Dutchman claimed his sixth win of the 2022 campaign at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, and as such added a further 25 points to his tally, which now stands at 175 points.

Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez failed to finish the event due to a mechanical issue, meaning that he remains on the 129 points that he arrived in Montreal with.

However, he still holds P2 in the standings, though Charles Leclerc is just three points away in third following a decent recovery drive from P19 on the grid to a final position of fifth.

George Russell sits in fourth with 111 points, while Carlos Sainz's second-place result in Canada has given him a points boost in fifth, as he now has 102 points to his name.

Red Bull remain ahead, Ferrari build gap over Mercedes

In the Constructors' Championship, Red Bull remain on top despite Perez's non-finish. Their advantage over second-placed Ferrari has only dropped from 80 points to 76 points.

Meanwhile, the Scuderia have built slightly more of a gap ahead of Mercedes in third.

The Silver Arrows were previously only 28 points away following the last race in Azerbaijan, but Sainz and Leclerc's double points finish – as well as Sainz's additional point for fastest lap – has stretched their lead over Mercedes to 40 points.

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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