Max Verstappen extended his lead in the Formula 1 World Cup with a victory at the Mexican Grand Prix.

The Red Bull driver won the race at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez on Sunday after a strong starting maneuver.

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes came in second, ahead of Mexican Sergio Perez in a second Red Bull.

International media wrote about the race:

Great Britain

"The Telegraph":

"If Lewis Hamilton had been offered second place in the Mexican Grand Prix at the beginning of last week, the seven-time world champion would probably have torn your hand off."

“The Guardian”:

“After his success at the Mexican Grand Prix, Max Verstappen indulged in a victory frenzy.

He was well aware of the importance of his performance.

From third place on the grid he beat Lewis Hamilton to second place (...). "

Daily Mail:

"It was a fleeting moment of high-speed magic, a controlled piece of machismo in Mexico City - and it could symbolize the beginning of the end of Lewis Hamilton's dream of an eighth world title."

"The Sun":

"King of Maxiko (...) Max Verstappen's brilliant victory in Mexico City was another nail in Lewis Hamilton's title ambitions."

Mexico

"El Universal":

"Historically!

(...) Sergio "Checo" Pérez has achieved what all Mexicans have dreamed of: to see him on the Formula 1 podium at the Mexican Grand Prix.

This makes him the first Mexican driver who has succeeded in doing this. "

Spain

"Marca":

"Comfortable and incontestable victory for Max (Verstappen) in Mexico"

Austria

"Kronen Zeitung":

"Exuberant cheers at Red Bull, hangover mood at Mercedes after the Mexican Grand Prix."

"Kurier":

"Max Verstappen took the next step to fulfill his lifelong dream of winning the World Cup."

Switzerland

"Blick":

"World Cup fight already decided?"

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