Max Verstappen closed the book on a historic season for Red Bull with victory in Abu Dhabi, while Sebastian Vettel’s final grand prix proved a dramatic one.
2022 F1 race reviews articles archive
Russell banishes memory of lost Sakhir win with breakthrough triumph in Brazil
2022 Brazilian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Nearly two years after almost securing a stunning win on his debut, George Russell took his first a grand prix victory which ensured Mercedes avoided a win-less season.
How Mercedes failed to make Verstappen fight for his record 14th win
2022 Mexican Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton knew hew was in trouble as soon as he saw Max Verstappen was starting the Mexican Grand Prix on softer tyres than him.
Verstappen brings joy to bereft Red Bull team by delivering constructors’ title
2022 United States Grand Prix reviewPosted on
On a sad weekend for Red Bull after the loss of founder Dietrich Mateschitz, Max Verstappen triumphed over adversity to clinch the constructors championship.
Verstappen is champion again with classy drive in anti-climactic decider
2022 Japanese Grand Prix reviewPosted on
The world championship was decided in unsatisfactory circumstances at Suzuka, but Max Verstappen’s top-drawer performance proved him a worthy winner.
Cool-headed Perez overcomes Leclerc – and the stewards – for Singapore win
2022 Singapore Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sergio Perez produced a masterful performance to win at a slippery Singapore – despite a post-race investigation over his driving behind the Safety Car.
Verstappen grabs fifth straight win as Ferrari find beating him “impossible” at home
2022 Italian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Ferrari’s efforts to deny Max Verstappen another win were thwarted by Red Bull’s speed and the controversial decision not to restart the Italian Grand Prix.
Dutch delight for champion-in-waiting as Red Bull see off their new main threat
2022 Dutch Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Red Bull’s brave tactical call delivered another win for Max Verstappen but this time it was Mercedes, not Ferrari, he had to beat.
Verstappen awaits coronation as crushing Spa win makes second title a formality
2022 Belgian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Max Verstappen produced a champion’s drive to win the Belgian Grand Prix from 14th on the grid, virtually assuring his second world title.
Verstappen and Red Bull’s tactical masterclass humiliates Ferrari in Hungary
2022 Hungarian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Ferrari and Charles Leclerc squandered a vital opportunity to gain ground on championship leaders Ferrari and Max Verstappen in Hungary.
Verstappen takes huge lead as Leclerc’s crash halts Ferrari’s fightback before it begins
2022 French Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Ferrari’s French Grand Prix was all going according to plan until Charles Leclerc’s mistake handed victory and even more vital points to Max Verstappen.
Leclerc shows he was right to tell Ferrari ‘we can get them’ with win in Red Bull’s backyard
2022 Austrian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Charles Leclerc knew he could win the Austrian Grand Prix despite his sprint race defeat to Max Verstappen – and he did.
Sainz seizes his chance for first win as rivals luck out on day of drama
2022 British Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Carlos Sainz Jnr’s day of destiny provided one of the best stories of the season, but some serious incidents could have ruined the British Grand Prix
Title fight is turning into a Red Bull rout as Verstappen resists Sainz for another win
2022 Canadian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Max Verstappen took another useful step towards winning a second world championship by resisting lap after lap of pressure from Carlos Sainz Jnr to win the Canadian Grand Prix.
Verstappen picks up the pieces in Baku as reliability paradigm shifts for Ferrari
2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix reviewPosted on
A double retirement for Ferrari opened the door for Max Verstappen to lead a Red Bull one-two in Azerbaijan, marking a sharp swing in fortunes between the two teams.
Perez shows he’s no number two by mastering treacherous Monaco
2022 Monaco Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Red Bull capitalised as Ferrari blew their shot at winning the Monaco Grand Prix but it was Sergio Perez, not Max Verstappen, who took the spoils.
Leclerc’s car trouble and two assists from Perez put Verstappen back on top
2022 Spanish Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Max Verstappen retook the championship lead in Spain despite an early off, and with some help from his team mate, after Charles Leclerc hit trouble.
Verstappen takes another win away from Leclerc to draw within striking distance
2022 Miami Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Max Verstappen overcame limited practice time on Friday and a qualifying mistake on Saturday to conquer Ferrari in Miami on Sunday.
Verstappen takes maximum advantage as Leclerc makes first major error of title fight
2022 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix reviewPosted on
“It won’t happen again” vowed Charles Leclerc after his late-race spin at Imola allowed a dominant Max Verstappen to cut his points lead.
Leclerc emulates Schumacher with Melbourne grand slam as Verstappen lucks out again
2022 Australian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Charles Leclerc delivered a grand slam performance on F1’s return to Australia, as Red Bull and Verstappen suffered a second early season setback.