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2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Dutch GP – Motorsport US

Red Bull’s reigning champion Verstappen scored a maximum 26 points at Zandvoort and his lead in the World Championship is up to 109 points over Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who moves back to second in points ahead of Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez.
Perez is level with Leclerc on 201 points, with MercedesGeorge Russell 13 points behind them after his runner-up spot in Holland.
Carlos Sainz’s troubled race, which included a 5s penalty for an unsafe release in the pitlane, drops him 13 points behind Russell. Lewis Hamilton is now 30 points in arrears of Russell in sixth.
In the constructors’ standings, Red Bull’s 36-point haul in Holland moves it 135 clear of Ferrari.
Mercedes gained the 11 points on Ferrari that it lost at Spa, the gap now back to 30. Alpine extended its advantage over McLaren by four points, so the French marque is now 24 ahead in fourth position.
Aston Martin scored again, closing the gap to four in the battle for eighth with AlphaTauri for eighth.
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