Ferrari Closes in on Mercedes in F1 Battle for Second
Ferrari is hot on the heels of Mercedes in the fierce Formula 1 battle for second place. The Italian team is currently only four points behind the Brackley-based team, with recent gains in the Las Vegas race.
Charles Leclerc played a crucial role in Ferrari’s success, making a last-lap pass for second place on Sergio Perez. This move helped Ferrari secure additional 16 points and narrow the gap with Mercedes.
Carlos Sainz also contributed to his team’s rally by finishing sixth despite facing challenges. He overcame a grid penalty and a first-lap spin, ultimately adding eight crucial points to Ferrari’s overall tally.
The battle between Ferrari and Mercedes holds high stakes in terms of prestige and the share of the prize. Both teams are fighting tooth and nail to secure the coveted second-place spot in the championship standings.