In a difficult weekend with the tragic death of Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert in Saturday’s feature race, F1 put on a fitting tribute with emotions still raw at Spa-Francorchamps.

Charles Leclerc captured his maiden F1 Grand Prix victory, dedicating his win to Hubert who he grew up racing against, as Ferrari finally secured its maiden win of the season.

With Lewis Hamilton narrowly missing out in second place he still extends his F1 world championship lead to 65 points over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas who completed the podium in Belgium.

Alexander Albon impressed on his Red Bull debut having switched places with Pierre Gasly over the summer break, with the French driver returning to Toro Rosso for the remainder of 2019.

It was a race to forget for Max Verstappen as he crashed at the first corner with Alfa Romeo's Kimi Raikkonen.

Heartbreak hit McLaren as Lando Norris, running in fifth throughout the race, suffered a cruel engine issue at the start of the final lap to miss out on his best career result in F1. Carlos Sainz also suffered an early engine to drop out of the running on a miserable day for the Woking team.

Despite losing out to Albon on the final lap, Sergio Perez grabbed his first points finish since the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in sixth place for Racing Point with teammate Lance Stroll securing the team’s first double points finish since Baku.

Here are the latest F1 driver ratings:

Belgian GP - Driver Ratings

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