Lewis Hamilton wins Qatar Grand Prix
Fernando Alonso takes F1 podium for 1st time since 2014
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2021 Qatar Grand Prix on Sunday.
Hamilton completed the 57-lap race at Losail International Circuit in Doha in one hour, 24 minutes and 28 seconds, claiming his seventh win this season.
Dutch driver Max Verstappen of Red Bull finished second, ending the race 25.7 seconds behind the leader, while Alpine's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso came in third.
Alonso was 59.45 seconds behind Hamilton. The Spanish driver returned to the F1 podium for the first time since 2014.
Round 21 in Formula One will be held in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 5.
- Driver standings
1. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 351.5 points
2. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 343.5
3. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 203
4. Sergio Perez (Mexico): 190
5. Lando Norris (Great Britain): 153
- Constructor Standings
1. Mercedes 546.5
2. Red Bull: 541.5
3. Ferrari: 297.5
4. McLaren: 258
5. Alpine: 137Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.