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Analysis: How Mexico delivered three races in one

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Analysis: How Mexico delivered three races in one
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Oct 30, 2017, 11:17 AM

While Max Verstappen was dominating in Mexico, there were two other races going on behind him. For Sebastian Vettel, it was about trying to keep the title fight alive. And for Lewis Hamilton, it was a scrap to make it into the points at all.

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB13 leads at the start of the race and collides with Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF70H
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H makes a pitstop
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W08
Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF70H, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB13, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08, Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W08, Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H and the rest of the pack at the start
Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB13, Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W08

For two corners, the Mexican GP was absolutely sensational, as Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton went toe-to-toe for the lead of the race.

It was the sort of battle that fans have missing for a while – three of the superstars of the era, in three different cars, going for it. Even one of the protagonists recognised that this was something special.

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Series Formula 1
Event Mexican GP
Location Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
Author Adam Cooper