Leclerc on the podium in Japan, Verstappen world champion

After 28 laps completed, Max Verstappen (Red Bull) raised his arms in the Japanese rain. Victory in the race but the recalculation of the points did not allow him to be crowned. Finally in the general confusion, a few minutes later, the race direction announces a penalty against Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), demoted to third place, which allows the Dutchman to be crowned for the second time.

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Charles Leclerc doubled by Pérez overall

A final in the image of this race without tail or head, disturbed by the weather conditions. First interrupted after just two laps, following the accident of Carlos Sainz Jr, the race resumed almost two hours later from the pit lane. Starting second on the line, Charles Leclerc managed well to keep this place at the end. Before finally being penalized and overtaken by Sergio Pérez (Red Bull), who passed the Monegasque driver in 2nd place overall for a small point.

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