F1 2023 Qatar GP – Sprint Race Results

A dramatic Sprint Race saw a number of safety cars, with drivers on the soft tyres struggling with high degradation.

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Max Verstappen wrapped up the 2023 F1 Drivers’ Championship in the Qatar GP Sprint Race, but it was Oscar Piastri who took his first victory as the McLaren driver fended off challenges from the chasing pack to cross the line in first.

Piastri lost out in the early stages of the race from pole, as the soft tyres runners such as George Russell surged up the order, but the high degradation around the Losail International Circuit played into his hands in the latter stages.

He then managed to keep the charging Verstappen at bay, as teammate Lando Norris recovered from a poor start to take the final podium spot.

Pos.DriverTeamTime
1Oscar PiastriMcLaren35:01.297
2Max VerstappenRed Bull+1.871
3Lando NorrisMcLaren+8.497
4George RussellMercedes+11.036
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+17.314
6Carlos SainzFerrari+18.806
7Charles LeclercFerrari+19.860
8Alex AlbonWilliams+19.864
9Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+21.180
10Pierre GaslyAlpine+21.742
11Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+22.208
12Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+22.263
13Lance StrollAston Martin+24.523
14Kevin MagnussenHaas+24.970
15Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+26.868
16Nico HulkenbergHaasDNF
17Esteban OconAlpineDNF
18Sergio PerezRed BullDNF
19Logan SargeantWilliamsDNF
20Liam LawsonAlphaTauriDNF
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