Verstappen holds on for US GP win

Max Verstappen holds on for United States GP win from charging Lewis Hamilton

10/24/2021 11:59:00 PM

Max Verstappen holds on for United States GP win from charging Lewis Hamilton

Red Bull's Max Verstappen fended off a late challenge from title rival Lewis Hamilton to win the US Grand Prix.

Hamilton took the lead at the start, lost it when Verstappen made an early first pit stop and tried an off-set strategy aimed at fighting for the win in the final laps.The Mercedes was on Verstappen's tail with two laps to go but it was not enough.

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