Verstappen wins in F1 Australian Grand Prix

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With an abundance of dramatic events and retirements taking place throughout, Max Verstappen emerged as the winner of the first race – Australian Grand Prix – in this year’s edition of Formula One World Championship. After swiftly surpassing pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton early on in the race, Red Bull driver maintained his advantage for much of it despite series of challenges made by defending champion Hamilton towards closing stages.

After few crashes involving multiple drivers resulted in visible damage and caused congestions on track that required safety car, Verstappen still managed to defend his lead upon its withdrawal. Following one incident with Sergio Perez which took place later during proceedings he received five-second penalty. The highly anticipated opening race of Formula One’s new campaign did not disappoint as Max Verstappen prevailed over defending champion Lewis Hamilton in an exhilarating duel that went down to the wire at Bahrain International Circuit.

Despite facing repeated challenges from Hamilton towards the end of proceedings, Verstappen showcased his mettle and emerged victorious by edging out his opponent with only fractions of a second separating them. Through its captivating display of talented drivers and breathtaking maneuvers on the circuit, the Australian Grand Prix left no doubt that it was a compelling showpiece that set up an exciting framework for this year’s eagerly-awaited Formula One racing series.

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