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Max Verstappen

Verstappen takes two extra prizes at the end of the F1 season

Max Verstappen added victory to his list of honors for the 54th time at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. As icing on the cake, the Dutchman picked up two more prizes after a magnificent season.

Verstappen win Abu Dhabi 2023
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It has been a record-breaking season for Max Verstappen at the wheel of the RB19.

The Red Bull driver won 19 Grands Prix, became world champion for the third time in a row, took third in the all-time win list, and broke the magic barrier of 1,000 laps in the lead.

To add to his list of accomplishments, Verstappen also drove the most fastest laps this season, taking his tally up to nine in total.

Lewis Hamilton is second in that list with four fastest race laps, while Sergio Perez only managed to achieve two. For Verstappen, it means he received one more award.

Check out the award below. The text continues after the post.

Pole positions

The Dutchman also achieved the pole position award, starting from the P1 spot 12 times in the dominant RB19.

Charles Leclerc came closest with five, while the only other drivers to achieve a pole in 2023 were Perez, Carlos Sainz and Lewis Hamilton.

Below the social post you will find an overview of the number of pole positions per driver in 2023.

Number of pole positions per driver in 2023

Driver Number of pole positions
Max Verstappen 12
Charles Leclerc 5
Sergio Perez 2
Carlos Sainz 2
Lewis Hamilton 1

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