Carlos Sainz fends off Lando Norris and fast-charging Mercedes pair to end Red Bull’s win streak | F1

Sainz controlled the race from pole position for much of the race ahead of Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc, who got ahead of George Russell after starting on the softs.The race appeared to be neutralised when the Safety Car was deployed on Lap 20 due to Logan Sargeant’s crash littering debris onto the circuit.The Safety Car forced the majority of the grid in for new rubber as Sainz retained his lead ahead of Russell, while Lando Norris was able to get ahead of Leclerc.The decisive point of the race was the Virtual Safety Car period on Lap 43 due to Esteban…

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