Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula 1 Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia
British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins 21 of the 1st stage of the Formula 1 World Championship in Saudi Arabia. The broadcast was carried out on the Match TV website.
The Dutch pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen took the second place. Third place went to Hamilton's partner Valtteri Bottas.
The Grand Prix was interrupted twice. First, on lap 10, Haas pilot Mick Schumacher ran into a fence and crashed the car. The driver was not injured and left the track on his own. Then, on lap 14, the race was stopped again, as the barrier had to be repaired. On lap 16, Russian Haas driver Nikita Mazepin collided with Williams driver George Russell's car, which also got off.
The Saudi Arabia Grand Prix was held for the first time in history. The race was organized under artificial lighting.