F1 Qatar GP: Newly-crowned Max Verstappen takes 14th win of 2023 as Mercedes duo collide | F1

As he has been all season, Verstappen, who clinched his third world championship with a second-place finish in Saturday’s sprint race, was untouchable on his way to making it 14 victories from 17 races in a race that became a minimum three-stopper due to unprecedented safety measures enforced amid tyre concerns. Behind the dominant Dutchman, Oscar Piastri followed up his first F1 victory in the sprint by holding off teammate Lando Norris for second place as McLaren claimed their second double podium in as many days. A four-stopping Russell impressively managed to recover to fourth following his dramatic first-lap collision with Hamilton,…

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