Press: Hiding beats the unsinkable Hamilton

Red Bull pilot Max Verstappen has won the chaotic Formula One race of Imola. On Sunday at the second Grand Prix of the year Lewis Hamilton of the United Kingdom won second place. His compatriot Lando Norris in McLaren became third. Hamilton holds the World Championship with only one point head start. The international press votes:

United Kingdom

Daily Mail: Max Verstappen has won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix- a winner on a turbulent day in Imola. The Dutchman started from starter three to overtake Lewis Hamilton in the first round with a brilliant start at the end of the second round.”

The Sun:“Lewis Hamilton has set an incredible catch-up after an early mistake and became second behind the dominant Max Hiding in Imola. Hamilton passed Lando Norris two laps before the end, he could not get the Dutch to understand anymore.”

The Guardian:“Hamilton and Verstappen now each have a victory and a second place, but the World Champion leads in the title race by one point thanks to his fastest lap in Imola. He admitted that leaving after his mistake could have severely damaged his hopes for an eighth title.”


La Gazzetta dello Sport: “The exciting Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna with a sovereign Dutch victory at Red Bull over the World Champion, who picks up again after a trip to the graves.”

Corriere dello Sport: “Leclerc Quarter in Imola, Ferrari is competitive again. The Monegasse speaks of a very positive day.”

Tuttosport:“Understanding wins the Grand Prix of Imola. The Dutchman gets his first success of the year. Ferrari barely misses the podium.”

More about it: Notes and individual criticism at the Grand Prix of Imola


Marca:“Understanding beats the unsinkable Hamilton. The Dutchman gets a victory honor in Imola, but he couldn’t take Lewis from the leadership, who survived an accident and placed an incredible chase from the ninth to second place.”

As: “Capture beats the World Champion in a memorable race k.o.. Big victory for “Mad Max” in Imola before a defeated Hamilton and Norris.”


L’quipe:“Max Understanding makes words follow actions. Desiring to compete with Lewis Hamilton for the World Championship, the Dutchman won his first race of the season in Imola on Sunday. A victory built from the start.”


Kronen Newspaper:“Max Verstappen has finally announced the fight for the World Series Champion Lewis Hamilton in formula 1. On Sunday the Dutch dominated the chaotic Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna.”


View: “In the style of a champion Hamilton ploughs through the field, becomes second in front of Lando Norris in the McLaren and thanks to the fastest lap retains the World Championship. The only one he doesn’t catch is that the Pole-man dunks Hamilton at the start and wins first in wet weather and then in dry weather over the finish line. Eflter GP victory for “Mad Max”.”