Our man gives his no-nonsense views on the grand prix grid
We normally try not to award Star Driver to the race winner, but that was impossible this time. OK, so Verstappen needed a bit of help from Mercedes – and it turned out a two-stop strategy was the one to be on – but it was an incredible performance from an 18-year-old, holding off Kimi Raikkonen and nursing old rubber. And on his Red Bull debut. The first of many?