MONTREAL — Max Verstappen managed his maintain on the System One championship combat by keeping off a late problem from Carlos Sainz Jr. to generate his sixth earn of the period in a reasonably effortless Sunday drive in the Canadian Grand Prix.
Verstappen won from the pole at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to lengthen his lead in the standings to 46 points about Purple Bull teammate Sergio Perez, who retired early with a gearbox situation.
“It’s even now a quite lengthy way to go and I know the gap of class is rather massive, but I also know that can switch all over really rapidly,” Verstappen claimed of his points guide. He famous he trailed Charles Leclerc by 46 points subsequent the 3rd race of the period.
The Dutchman experienced no hassle clearing Fernando Alonso, who earned his initially entrance-row get started in a 10 years then joked he’d attack Verstappen