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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Sergio Perez Wins After Max Verstappen Crash

Sergio Perez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a two-lap shootout after championship leader Max Verstappen crashed while leading with a tire failure and Lewis Hamilton went off course trying to seize the win on the standing restart

June 07, 2021

First place, Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico kisses his trophy on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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First place, Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, second right, stands on the podium with second place, Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left, and third place, AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly of France, right, during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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First place, Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, right, celebrates on the podium with second place, Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left, and third place, AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly of France during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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A track marshal waves the flag of Azerbaijan during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico steers his car during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steers his car during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Drivers steer their cars at the start of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco, center, steers his car during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku Formula One city circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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