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Max Verstappen wins F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - as it happened

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2022 - 19:44

Max Verstappen won the F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - but Red Bull team orders are the big talking point again.

Verstappen was able to pass teammate Sergio Perez to move into the lead.

Meanwhile both Ferraris failed to finish the race!

And Lewis Hamilton was left in pain due to porpoising...

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12:57

Hamilton: "Argh, my back is killing me."

 

12:57

The order on Lap 29: Verstappen, Perez, Russell, Gasly, Hamilton, Ricciardo, Tsunoda, Vettel, Alonso and Ocon.

12:55

Verstappen now leads the race by 7.4s ahead of Perez. 

12:53

Alonso overtakes Magnussen and then his teammate, Ocon, for ninth.

12:52

Hamilton gets through on Ricciardo into Turn 3.

12:47

A technical issue for Zhou. He's out of the race.

12:44
12:41

Engine failure!

Leclerc is out of the race.

12:39

The order on Lap 19: Leclerc, Verstappen, Perez, Russell, Norris, Ricciardo, Gasly, Hamilton, Ocon and Tsunoda.

12:38

Verstappen pits from the lead and rejoins in second on a new set of hards.

12:37

Hamilton overtakes Ocon into Turn 3. Nice move.

12:34

Perez stops for Red Bull but it's a 5.7s pit stop... very slow.

12:32

Verstappen is now three seconds clear of Perez.

12:32

Perez is told 'no fighting'.

12:30

Verstappen leads the race! He uses DRS to get through into Turn 1.

12:29

Verstappen is now right behind Perez at the front - in DRS range.

12:29

Verstappen has now closed up to the back of Perez - 1.2s between the top two.

12:28

Vettel locks up and runs off into Turn 3 after trying to overtake Ocon.

12:26
12:24

Order on Lap 11: Perez, Verstappen, Leclerc, Russell, Alonso, Norris, Ricciardo, Gasly, Ocon and Vettel.

12:23

Hamilton lost out to Vettel through the pit stop phase as he had to queue.

12:22

We're back underway in Baku. Perez has a 2.1s lead over Verstappen.

12:21

Leclerc, Russell, Gasly, Hamilton, Vettel, Tsunoda and Zhou all pit for new tyres.

12:20

A brake-by-wire failure for Sainz at Turn 4.