Red Bull Racing claims its first constructors championship in almost a decade when Max Verstappen chases down old foe Lewis Hamilton after a botched pit stop. Featuring Lawrence Barretto, F1 correspondent and presenter at

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Michael Lamonato, Formula 1 Reporter, joined Shane McInnes and Jimmy Bartel on Sportsday to wrap up the US Grand Prix in COTA last weekend and a preview for the rest of the season after Red Bull wrapped up the constructors championship.

Red Bull Racing-Random Breath Test wins the constructors championship and the 5:30pm Sunday time slot on Channel 9.

For the first time in nine years, Red Bull Racing won the F1 drivers’ and constructors’ titles in the same season after Max Verstappen’s victory in the US Grand Prix. Esteemed F1 author and journalist Mark Hughes joins hosts Matt Clayton and Michael Lamonato to reflect on Red Bull’s achievements this season on the weekend of the passing of company founder Dietrich Mateschitz (02:01), the early days of Red Bull in F1 (04:17), Verstappen’s record-setting season (10:29), how Red Bull aced the new regulations for 2022 while Mercedes floundered (15:40), and the ramifications of Red Bull being found to have breached F1’s cost cap (18:39).

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Pure’s F1 fanatics, Matt Oostveen and Mark Jobbins, are joined by former F1 driver Alex Yoong and F1 journalist Michael Lamonato to dissect all the action on the track and what it all means for the championship.

Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to victory at the United States Grand Prix despite a slow pit stop costing him the lead just after half-distance.

Victory meant Red Bull Racing also secured the constructors’ championship over Ferrari for the first time since 2013.

Verstappen had snatched first place from pole sitter Carlos Sainz off the line with a great start from second on the grid to claim the Turn 1 apex. Sainz was set to follow him out of the corner, but George Russell, starting from fourth, was attempting to slice down the inside of teammate Hamilton and went in too hot.

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Carlos Sainz took his third career pole position with top spot at the United States Grand Prix.

The Spaniard dueled exclusively for pole with Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc, who had taken provisional pole after the first laps, while both Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen threatened from third and fourth.

Leclerc improved with his second lap, but not enough to fend off Sainz, who bested him by 0.065s. It’s Ferrari’s first pole at the Circuit of The Americas, but Sainz said it wasn’t enough to make his team favorite for victory.

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Charles Leclerc topped an unrepresentative second practice session at the United States Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo.

The extended 90-minute practice session was entirely co-opted by Pirelli for an in-season tire test given the dearth of opportunities for private testing during the packed 23-race season, making the times close to opaque for comparison purposes for this weekend’s race.

However, any driver who was replaced by a reserve or rookie driver in FP1 was exempt for the first 30 minutes to undertake regular set-up work, which meant Leclerc, Bottas and Ricciardo were eligible to run regular tires before switching to tire testing.

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Carlos Sainz bested Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton for the top spot in first practice for the United States Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of The Americas.

The Ferrari driver was the first among the front-runners to set a time on the soft tire and immediately rocketed to top spot with a 1m36.857s in warm and blustery conditions, with the ambient temperature 86 degrees F and the circuit peaking at 104 degrees F.

Hamilton responded for Mercedes in his upgraded W13, but the Briton was almost half a second off the pace, slipping to 0.475s adrift of the benchmark.

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Charles Leclerc has already lost the drivers championship, and short of a dramatic reversal of form, Red Bull Racing will beat Ferrari to the constructors title at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.

F1 journalist joins Sportsday with the latest around the Red Bull allegations of cheating!

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Mercedes and Ferrari will be hoping to win some pride off freshly minted double world champion Max Verstappen when they return to the modern classic that is the Circuit of the Americas for the 2022 United States Grand Prix.