Max Verstappen (Red Bull), last world champion, won this Sunday in it debutante United States Miami Grand Prix, the fifth of the Formula One World Championship, that was disputed in the built circuit around Hard Rock Stadium the said town of Florida.

With this victory, the Dutchman cut the advantage that the Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) takes from him at the head of the championship, who finished second.

On the other hand, the Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) finished third and thus signed his ninth podium in F-1the third of the season, finishing the race ahead of Mexican Sergio Pérez (Red Bull), fourth in Miami.

In the absence of seven dates, Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) lost ground as he was overtaken by Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russellwhich accounted for the seven-time world champion.

Leclerc had made the pole position and commanded the actions. However, Verstappen showed his potential and reduced the differences with Leclerc, who under high temperature suffered wear on his right front rubber.

Thus, the Dutchman took more than two seconds off the Monegasque, and the distance was extended to 3.5 seconds on lap 18.

On the 41st turn, Pierre Gasly touched (Alpha Taurus) and Lando Norris (McLaren), who ended up against the wall, without physical consequences for the Englishman, but with his car badly damaged. The race was neutralized and resumed at round 46.

Verstappen he was able to maintain the lead and took his third win of the season. A) Yes, approached Leclerc in the fight for the championship, which will continue on May 22 in Spain, at the Montmeló Autodrome in Barcelona.

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