Sainz wins Singapore Grand Prix to end Red Bull’s unbeaten run

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Carlos Sainz jnr won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday to end Red Bull’s dominant run of chequered flags.

Red Bull had dreamed of winning every race this year, Max Verstappen crossed the line fifth and Sergio Perez eighth after struggling all weekend in Singapore.

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz jnr leads the field at the start of the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay circuit on Sunday.Credit: AP

Verstappen’s winning run ended at 10 races and Red Bull’s at 15, including one at the end of last year. Both are all-time Formula 1 records.

Sainz started on pole position and held on with badly worn tyres over tense final laps for his second career win in Formula 1. McLaren’s Lando Norris and the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton completed the podium after George Russell crashed the second Mercedes on the final lap to elevate Hamilton.


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