Max Verstappen earned his seventh win of the 2022 Formula One season at Sunday’s French Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc did not finish after earning the pole position, crashing on the 18th lap. It allowed Verstappen, who started in second, to come out on top for an easy win at Circuit Paul Ricard.
The Red Bull Racing driver extended his lead in the season driver standings after yet another first-place finish, while Sergio Perez closed the gap behind Leclerc for second place.
Lewis Hamilton finished Sunday’s race in second, his highest finish of the 2022 season, while Mercedes teammate George Russell also earned a podium spot in third place.
1. Max Verstappen
2. Lewis Hamilton
3. George Russell
4. Sergio Perez
5. Carlos Sainz