Max Verstappen reached the finish line of the latest Formula 1 Grand Prix. According to the newest bookie reports on the F1 French GP, he increased his championship points lead over Charles Leclerc. However, the latter suffered from a high-speed crash on Sunday.
Leclerc screamed on the team radio after slamming into the wall on lap 18. He had the lead from the pole until he crashed into the wall. Also, it was the third time this year that Leclerc failed to finish the race while in the lead. However, according to online bookie software sources, he won two of his seven pole starts. After the race, Verstappen increases his driver’s championship points lead to 63.
It was Verstappen’s 27th Grand Prix win. Also, it was his second straight win at the Circuit Paul Ricard. He said that the car was fast. In addition, he hoped that Leclerc was fine after the crash.
Bookie Reports on F1 French GP
According to bookie PPH experts, Verstappen strives to earn the most points possible in each race. Verstappen added that there are many races to come to score more points. However, he described Sunday as a great day.
It was also a great day for Mercedes after Lewis Hamilton and George Russell earned podium finishes. It was the first time Mercedes drivers secured two podium spots this season. After three third-place finishes, Hamilton came in second in his 300th F1 race. On the other hand, Russell overtook Sergio Perez with two laps remaining in the race.
Leclerc is having a miserable time this season. According to pay per head reviews, he finished fourth in Monaco due to a bad pit stop strategy. After that, he didn’t finish in Azerbaijan and got fifth place in Canada. In addition, he was frustrated with team orders in Great Britain. His only bright spot in recent races was his win in Austria.