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F1 Midweek: Americans Turn Out in Miami, Reliability Hounds Red Bull

MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 08: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing, Second placed Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Ferrari and Third placed Carlos Sainz of Spain and Ferrari celebrate on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Miami at the Miami International Autodrome on May 08, 2022 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202205090009 // Usage for editorial use only //

With five rounds down and 18 rounds to go, the 2022 Formula One World Championship looks set to be Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen face off for the title.

F1 Review: Max Verstappen Makes it Look Easy in Miami

MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 08: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Miami at the Miami International Autodrome on May 08, 2022 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Peter Fox/Getty Images)

(Photo by Peter Fox/Getty Images)

Max Verstappen drove a stellar race after starting second and taking the lead on lap nine. He earned his third win of the year while Ferrari took the second and third places on the podium.

Miami International Autodrome Undergoes Resurfacing Work Friday Night

2022 Miami Grand Prix 2022, Friday - LAT Images

After some track surface issues became apparent at the Miami International Autodrome, the FIA has decided to resurface turn 7 and the hairpin in turn 17 ahead of Saturday’s (May 7) practice for the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. The FIA have also decided to remove the left-right chicane pit entry curbs, replacing them with …

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