Mexico- October 28- Mixed emotions abound during the Mexican Grand Prix.
Fans from all over the world gathered to enjoy F1, the premiere event in motor racing. The Mexican Grand Prix takes place at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City every year.
Ferrari race car drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen were expected to win the race in order to extend the battle for the world championship and landed in second and third place.
Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer driver, Max Verstappen,hungry for a win, was ready to ruin the party of Mercedes and Ferrari drivers and took first place with a final time of 1:38:28.851.
Mexican fans were loud, beating the chances for rain and cheering for their Mexican hero, Sergio Perez. Perez reached 7th place mid way of the 71 laps at the Autodromo when a brake failure prevented him from finishing the race and getting valuable points for his team.
Mercedes race car drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas did not have a good qualifying day because of issues with tire wear during the race. Hamilton and Bottas had to reduce their laps times in order to finish the race. Hamilton needed to play it safe to secure his 5th title and despite all their problems he was able to finish 4th on the race and 1st on the driver’s championship.
Mexico has become a second home for Lewis Hamilton. He clinched his 4th title at the Mexican Grand Prix in 2017.
Vettel and Räikkönen were strong most of the race but they did not have enough power to catch Max Verstappen on his Red Bull Racing car. Verstappen also won at Mexico in 2017 as well.
The constructors championship is still in the air and most teams want to end the season in a high note, especially the drivers.
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