The Baku race erupted into motion when Verstappen suffered a stunning tyre failure which triggered a pink flag with three laps to go.
A standing begin was referred to as, with the race counting down to 2 laps left, with Hamilton and Perez preventing for the lead on the first nook. However the reigning F1 world champion made an error by by accident flicking a brake setting change on his steering wheel, which made him lock-up and run off the observe, permitting Perez to flee from the chasing pack to assert his first victory for Purple Bull.
PLUS: How three drivers ‘received’ the Azerbaijan GP
Behind the Mexican, Sebastian Vettel pulled off a shocking cost from eleventh on the grid to take second place and his first podium for Aston Martin, with AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly taking third place by heading off Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc on the ultimate two laps.
Earlier within the race, Lance Stroll suffered a tyre failure for Aston Martin – which had sturdy similarities to Verstappen’s blowout later within the Azerbaijan GP – with Pirelli launching an investigation into the failures.
Offering professional perception and evaluation following the Azerbaijan GP, host Ariana Bravo is joined by motorsport.com’s F1 editor Jonathan Noble and Motorsport Community’s Director of Digital Technique Jess McFadyen to analyse the important thing moments of the race for the most recent version of the Autosport Podcast.
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