2022 Australian Grand Prix
- Sunday, April 10, 2022
- Heineken Australian Grand Prix
- F1 World Championship
Charles Leclerc took his second win of the 2022 F1 season in the Australian Grand Prix with a commanding lead from the start, while early title rivals Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen both retired
Charles Leclerc put in a statement performance to dominate the Australian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen suffered his second DNF in two races when his Red Bull broke down in a race with several safety car periods.
His team-mate Sergio Perez claimed the runner-up spot with an improved Mercedes showing meaning George Russell came in third and Lewis Hamilton fourth.
The same could be said for McLaren, whose Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo claimed fifth and sixth.
Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Temporary road course
Sergio Perez (Red Bull RB19-Honda RBPT), 1m20.235, 147.168 mph, F1, 2023
First Race1953 Australian Grand Prix