Max Verstappen has extended his lead at the top of the 2022 F1 drivers’ championship after finishing 3rd at the Monaco GP ahead of championship rival Charles Leclerc.

Red Bull will go away from Monte Carlo the happier team after Sergio Perez took his maiden win at the principality, taking advantage of a a pitstop mixup from Ferrari to finish ahead of Carlos Sainz.

Meanwhile George Russell continued his record of finishing in the top 5 at every race this season with another 5th place finish, followed by McLaren’s Lando Norris who came home in 6th with an extra bonus point for fastest lap of the race.

F1 2022 Drivers’ Standings after Monaco GP

Pos.DriverTeamPoints
1Max VerstappenRed Bull125
2Charles LeclercFerrari116
3Sergio PerezRed Bull110
4George RussellMercedes84
5Carlos SainzFerrari83
6Lewis HamiltonMercedes50
7Lando NorrisMcLaren48
8Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo40
9Esteban OconAlpine30
10Kevin MagnussenHaas15
11Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri11
12Daniel RicciardoMcLaren11
13Fernando AlonsoAlpine10
14Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri6
15Sebastian VettelAston Martin5
16Alex AlbonWilliams3
17Lance StrollAston Martin2
18Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo1
19Mick SchumacherHaas0
20Nicholas LatifiWilliams0
21Nico HulkenbergAston Martin0