In-house rivalry brewing at Crimson Bull


After the primary 4 rounds of the 2023 Method 1 World Championship, Crimson Bull Racing is already in a dominant place with its two drivers on the high of the Drivers’ Championship, and the crew sitting on greater than double the factors of the subsequent greatest crew within the competitors for the Constructors’ title.

Reigning champion Max Verstappen and teammate Sergio Perez have every received two races, which means the title struggle could be very shut between the 2 Crimson Bull drivers. Nonetheless, a complete of 19 rounds stay, which means loads can nonetheless change over the course of the season.

In a shock consequence this season, Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso has confirmed to be the most important risk to the Crimson Bull duo. In his debut season with Aston Martin, Alonso has already completed on the rostrum thrice, taking third in every of the races run in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Australia.

Ferrari continues to carry out impressively, although drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz have been held again from shifting up the factors ladder resulting from reliability points and crashes. The identical cannot be stated about Mercedes-Benz AMG, which hasn’t managed to enhance the tempo of its automobile thus far this season, although at instances the automobiles seemed as quick because the Ferraris and Aston Martins, the latter additionally operating Mercedes energy items.

On the different finish of the spectrum, McLaren’s Oscar Piastri has turn into the primary of the season’s three rookie drivers to attain some factors. Piastri scored 4 factors after ending eighth on the Australian Grand Prix. The opposite rookies are Williams’ Logan Sargeant and AlphaTauri’s Nyck De Vries.

Beneath are the 2023 F1 Drivers’ Championship standings

1) Max Verstappen, Crimson Bull Racing – 93 factors
2) Sergio Perez, Crimson Bull Racing – 87 factors
3) Fernando Alonso, Aston Martin – 60 factors
4) Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-Benz AMG – 48 factors
5) Carlos Sainz, Ferrari – 34 factors
6) Charles Leclerc, Ferrari – 28 factors
7) George Russell, Mercedes-Benz AMG – 28 factors
8) Lance Stroll, Aston Martin – 27 factors
9) Lando Norris, McLaren – 10 factors
10) Nico Hulkenberg, Haas – 6 factors
11) Oscar Piastri, McLaren – 4 factors
12) Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo – 4 factors
13) Esteban Ocon, Alpine – 4 factors
14) Pierre Gasly, AlphaTauri – 4 factors
15) Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo – 2 factors
16) Yuki Tsunoda, AlphaTauri – 2 factors
17) Alexander Albon, Williams – 1 level
18) Kevin Magnussen, Haas – 1 level
19) Logan Sargeant, Williams – 0 factors
20) Nyck De Vries, AlphaTauri – 0 factors

Beneath are the 2023 F1 Constructors’ Championship standings:

1) Crimson Bull Racing – 180 factors
2) Aston Martin – 87 factors
3) Mercedes-Benz AMG – 76 factors
4) Ferrari – 62 factors
5) McLaren – 14 factors
6) Alpine – 8 factors
7) Haas – 7 factors
8) Alfa Romeo – 6 factors
9) AlphaTauri – 2 factors
10) Williams – 1 level

Beneath are the 2023 F1 season race winners:

Bahrain Grand Prix – Max Verstappen, Crimson Bull Racing
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix – Sergio Perez, Crimson Bull Racing
Australian Grand Prix – Max Verstappen, Crimson Bull Racing
Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Sergio Perez, Crimson Bull Racing
Miami Grand Prix – TBD
Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – TBD
Monaco Grand Prix – TBD
Spanish Grand Prix – TBD
Canadian Grand Prix – TBD
Austrian Grand Prix – TBD
British Grand Prix – TBD
Hungarian Grand Prix – TBD
Belgian Grand Prix – TBD
Dutch Grand Prix – TBD
Italian Grand Prix – TBD
Singapore Grand Prix – TBD
Japanese Grand Prix – TBD
Qatar Grand Prix – TBD
United States Grand Prix – TBD
Mexican Grand Prix – TBD
Brazilian Grand Prix – TBD
Las Vegas Grand Prix – TBD
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – TBD


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