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Max Verstappen and Red Bull dealt a knockout blow to Ferrari at the Azerbaijan GP, taking race victory and extending their lead in the championship ahead. 

Charles Leclerc was in contention for the race victory until an engine issue forced the Monegasque to retire, losing more vital points in the title fight. Carlos Sainz also retired, with the Spaniard experiencing a hydraulics failure. 

George Russell took another podium for Mercedes in 3rd, showing tremendous pace and consistency for the Silver Arrows team. Hamilton came across the line in 4th, albeit with significant back pain due to the effects of porpoising. 

Pierre Gasly achieved his best result of the season in 5th, capitalising on a solid overall weekend for Alpha Tauri and securing points for the first time since Australia. 

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Sebastian Vettel also secured his best points haul of 2022 in Baku, finishing in 6th and propelling Aston Martin to the same number of points in the constructors as Haas. 

Fernando Alonso takes consecutive 7th place finishes as Alpine executed a reasonable weekend with the package they had, losing pace from Friday Practice but still taking home strong points. 

His teammate Esteban Ocon came home in 10th place, some consolation for a difficult Grand Prix for the Frenchman, who generally struggled for pace. 

The McLaren duo of Norris and Ricciardo finished in 9th and 8th respectively, though not before a relatively controversial sequence of events, as McLaren made something of a mess strategically. 

Yuki Tsunoda will be frustrated to have missed points, looking set to take a solid P6 finish before a black and orange flag forced the Alpha Tauri driver into the pits for rear wing repairs. 

Zhou Guanyu will also be cursing his luck, suffering from another issue in Baku and losing another opportunity to finish the points.