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Valtteri Bottas wins in Turkey, title advantage to Verstappen

Max was runner-up at a wet Istanbul Park to overturn a two-point deficit to Hamilton and walk away six points clear with six races remaining
Valtteri Bottas.

Reuters   |   Istanbul   |   Published 11.10.21, 02:07 AM

Valtteri Bottas ended his year-long drought with a dominant victory in Turkey on Sunday while unhappy Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton finished fifth and lost the Formula One championship lead to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

Verstappen, 24, was runner-up at a wet Istanbul Park to overturn a two-point deficit to Hamilton and walk away six points clear with six races remaining.

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Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez finished third with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc fourth and ahead of seven-time world champion Hamilton, who had started 11th due to an engine penalty.



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