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Max Verstappen

Verstappen surpasses Alonso and closes in on Senna's record

The United States Grand Prix victory was a 33rd win for car number 33, and also put Max Verstappen sixth on the all-time win list in Formula 1.

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Winning the United States Grand Prix enabled Max Verstappen to equal the record for most number of wins in a season jointly held by Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.

It was also a 33rd win for car number 33, which brings Verstappen up to sixth on the all-time win list in Formula 1, surpassing Fernando Alonso and putting him close to Ayrton Senna's record of 41 victories.

With only three more opportunities to take a victory in 2022, Verstappen will have to wait until May next year at the earliest if he is to surpass Senna's record.

If he does this next season, he will start the hunt to overtake Vettel and Alan Prost.

F1 all-time win list (as of 23 October 2022)

# Driver Wins %
1. Lewis Hamilton 103 33.6%
2. Michael Schumacher 91 29.6%
3. Sebastian Vettel 53 17.9%
4. Alain Prost 51 25.7%
5. Ayrton Senna 41 25.5%
6. Max Verstappen 33 20.6%
7. Fernando Alonso 32 9.0%
8. Nigel Mansell 31 16.6%
9. Jackie Stewart 27 27.3%
10. Jim Clark 25 34.7%
35. Valtteri Bottas 10 5.0%
39. Daniel Ricciardo 8 3.5%
54. Charles Leclerc 5 5.0%
58. Sergio Perez 4 1.7%
110. Pierre Gasly 1 0.9%
111. Esteban Ocon 1 0.9%
112. Carlos Sainz 1 0.6%

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