Belgian GP: Max Verstappen wins without racing a single lap

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen obtained the rain-hit Belgian Vast Prix on Sunday without racing even a single lap as half-points had been awarded for handiest the sixth time in Formula One historical previous.

After some three hours of looking ahead to the rain to subside, the hump began from the pitlane and on the aid of the protection automobile and used to be then stopped after completing the two laps required to award half points.

George Russell finished second for Williams, his first Formula One podium, with seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes.

Hamilton`s overall lead over Verstappen used to be prick from eight points to three. 

Formula One’s half-level races to this level

Following are details on the a form of 5 half-level races:


Britain`s Jenson Button obtained a chaotic Malaysian Vast Prix for his second triumph in two races for Brawn GP. The hump used to be abandoned on the aid of the protection automobile after 32 of 56 scheduled laps as a result of a torrential downpour.


The season-ending hump in Adelaide used to be obtained by Brazilian Ayrton Senna after being stopped on the 14th of 81 laps as a result of heavy rain. Italian Gianni Morbidelli ended the year with handiest a half-level and had to wait till 1994 to ranking a entire one.


The hump used to be halted within the 31st of 77 laps as a result of rain. French plentiful Alain Prost used to be the winner. He ended up shedding the title that year by a half-conceal Austrian Niki Lauda, no topic having obtained extra races.


Stopped within the 29th of 54 laps on the Oesterreichring as a result of rain. The unhurried Italian Vittorio Brambilla took the handiest victory of his Formula One career and used to be so enraged that he spun into the boundaries after taking the chequered flag.

SPAIN 1975

The hump at Barcelona’s Montjuich circuit used to be stopped after 29 of the 75 laps when German Rolf Stommelen’s Lola crashed into the crowd and killed 5 spectators. Italian Lella Lombardi finished sixth, changing into the first girl driver to ranking – although no girl has scored a plump level yet.

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