Max Verstappen win Miami GP.

Written by on 8 May, 2023

BY Simtho Dladla

Max Verstappen passed Sergio Perez to take victory in the Miami Grand Prix on Sunday, moving up from ninth on the grid to win his third race of the season.

Perez had slashed Verstappen’s championship advantage to just six points with a Sprint and Grand Prix double last time out in Azerbaijan. Red Bull’s fourth one-two finish in five races dealt a blow to Mexican Perez’s hopes of wresting the overall lead from the double world champion in Miami after securing pole position on Saturday.

Verstappen swiftly moved up from his P9 grid slot to second and, starting on different tyres to Perez and the Red Bull drivers leading the pack for much of the race, it was set up for a showdown in the final laps once Verstappen had pitted for mediums.

The result saw Verstappen extend his championship lead to 14 points over Perez.  Asked if he feels unbeatable, the Dutchman told Sky: “I always feel unbeatable.

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