How Max Verstappen can seal the F1 title in Singapore
max verstappen has proven to be a dominant force in Formula 1 this year. After 16 rounds, he already has 335 points in the World Championship.
As if that weren’t enough, in the recently concluded Italian Grand Prix on Sunday, Verstapppen was able to record his maiden victory over the iconic and smooth Monza. circuit.
As things stand, the prolific Dutchman currently leads the championship with a 116-point margin over his closest rival, Charles Leclerc.
The two riders have been at odds throughout the year, but the Dutchman has managed to get the better of the Monegasque on most occasions. However, some Ferrari DNF (did not finish) and decision-making errors also helped Verstappen extend his championship lead.
Moreover, there are only six races left in the 2022 F1 season and Verstappen can mathematically become a double world champion at the Marina Bay circuit, which is a night race.
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Max Verstappen’s journey to winning his second world championship in Singapore
So far this season, Max Verstappen has won 11 races and picked up two podiums to show his efforts. If he wants to be crowned F1 2022 champion in Singapore, he must finish the race with a 138-point lead over his closest rival.
The 24-year-old is currently ahead of Leclerc by 116 points and also has a good lead over Sergio Perez, George Russell and Carlos Sainz.
To secure the title in Singapore, Verstappen must lead Leclerc by 22 points, Perez by 13 points, Russell by 6 points and Sainz by less than 10 points. This scenario can come true in Singapore if Leclerc finishes eighth or lower in the race, while Perez finishes fourth or lower.
Moreover, even if Verstappen cannot get the point for the fastest lap, but can win the race, he will be crowned world champion, given that Leclerc finishes ninth or lower and Perez fifth or lower.
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