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2023 F1 standings: Verstappen finishes with 3 titles, 2 records

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2023 F1 season recap

The 2023 Formula 1 season culminated with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, marking a historic year, especially for Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen. Verstappen’s triumph in the championship was confirmed at the Qatar Grand Prix in October, securing his third consecutive title. At just 26, Verstappen’s victory in Abu Dhabi marked his 54th career win, positioning him behind only Michael Schumacher (91 wins) and Lewis Hamilton (103 wins) in the all-time list.

Additionally, Verstappen established two new F1 records this season. He achieved an unprecedented 19 race wins in a single season, surpassing the previous record of 15 wins he set last year. Moreover, he set a record for consecutive wins within a season, with 10 straight victories, eclipsing Sebastian Vettel’s record of nine consecutive wins in 2013 with Red Bull.

Red Bull Racing also set a team record, amassing 860 points in a season. The team’s dominance was evident as a Red Bull driver topped the podium in all but one race this season, the exception being the Singapore Grand Prix won by Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz. This level of dominance is reminiscent of McLaren’s performance in 1988, led by Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna.

While Verstappen led Red Bull’s charge, his teammate Sergio Perez experienced a mix of triumphs and challenges, securing only two wins and finishing second in the Drivers’ standings. Despite showing promise, including victories in Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan, Perez’s season was marred by qualifying mishaps and race day incidents.

Aston Martin, with Fernando Alonso at the helm, emerged as a strong contender, achieving podium finishes seven times, including second-place finishes in Monaco and the Netherlands. McLaren also surprised many with a significant performance improvement in the latter part of the season, thanks to Lando Norris and rookie Oscar Piastri, who emerged as the most successful rookie driver of the season.

Among other notable developments, Alfa Romeo announced its departure from F1, marking the end of its third stint in the sport. The Sauber team, which represented Alfa Romeo, will continue under its own name and is set to become Audi’s official factory team in 2026.

The final standings for the 2023 F1 season are as follows:

Drivers’ Championship:

  1. Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing – 575 points
  2. Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing – 285 points
  3. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-Benz AMG – 234 points

Constructors’ Championship:

  1. Red Bull Racing – 860 points
  2. Mercedes-Benz AMG – 409 points
  3. Ferrari – 406 points

2023 Season Race Winners:

  • Bahrain Grand Prix: Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about 2023 F1 season recap

Who won the 2023 Formula 1 World Championship?

Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing clinched the 2023 Formula 1 World Championship, marking his third consecutive title.

How many race wins did Max Verstappen secure in the 2023 F1 season?

Max Verstappen set a new record in the 2023 F1 season with 19 race wins, surpassing his previous record of 15 wins in a season.

Did Red Bull Racing set any records in the 2023 F1 season?

Yes, Red Bull Racing set a new team record by scoring 860 points in the 2023 season, showcasing their dominance in the championship.

Which team surprised everyone with their performance in the 2023 F1 season?

Aston Martin, led by Fernando Alonso, and McLaren, with drivers Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri, were the surprise contenders in the 2023 F1 season, showing significant improvement and achieving multiple podium finishes.

What was significant about Alfa Romeo in the 2023 F1 season?

The 2023 F1 season marked the departure of Alfa Romeo from Formula 1, concluding its third stint in the sport, with its team set to compete under the Sauber name and eventually transition to Audi’s official factory team in 2026.

More about 2023 F1 season recap

  • F1 Official Website
  • Max Verstappen’s Career Highlights
  • Red Bull Racing Team Profile
  • Aston Martin’s F1 Journey
  • McLaren’s 2023 F1 Season Review
  • History of Alfa Romeo in Formula 1
  • 2023 F1 Constructors’ Championship Standings
  • Analysis of the 2023 F1 Season’s Key Moments

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AlfaLover November 28, 2023 - 10:53 am

sad to see Alfa go, hope they make a comebak in the future, they have such a rich history in F1.

F1Fanatic November 29, 2023 - 2:11 am

Wow, Verstapen really showed them all this year! red bull is just on another level.

SpeedRacer November 29, 2023 - 2:52 am

its amazing how Max is just 26 and already chasing the records of Schumacher and Hamilton, future legend for sure.

PitStopPro November 29, 2023 - 4:50 am

Aston Martin and Mclaren stepping up was the highlight for me this season, great to see more competition at the top!


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