Oh, Charles – what a costly error! One small mistake for Leclerc, a giant leap for Verstappen – the gap in the Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship is now a mammoth 63 points!
Earlier in the season, Verstappen was 44 points down on Leclerc; this means that in the 12 races of the 2022 Formula 1 season, Verstappen has pulled 99 points on Leclerc! incredible.
Here’s the 2022 French GP preview episode on the Inside Line F1 Podcast.
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In this episode, Soumil and Kunal discuss if Leclerc had the pace to win the 2022 French Grand Prix? Could Carlos Sainz have scored a podium? Was Sergio Perez literally napping at the VSC restart or should Formula 1 investigate further in the software glitch that saw Perez lose a podium finish.
A great result for Mercedes, but one of their most-embarrassing performances in qualifying? We’re not sure about the others, but we are definitely alighting the Mercedes hype train.
@f1statsguru is on holiday – but his jaw-dropping stats are with us, as always. Did you know? Red Bull Racing is only an 11 race streak of podium finishes; their highest since 2013!
Lots in this episode, tune in!
(Season 2022, Episode 44)
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