10/24/2021, 10:38 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Verstappen wins Formula 1 US Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen won the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix on Sunday, securing his eighth win of the season.

Verstappen started from the pole position but was overtaken by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton at the start of the race. He managed to reclaim his spot following pit stops. Hamilton came very close to the Dutch driver in the last lap but the overall driver championship leader managed to hold off the British driver. Meanwhile, Verstappen's teammate Sergio Perez came in third.

Verstappen extended his lead in the overall standings and now has 287.5 points, 12 points more than second-placed Hamilton.

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