F1 standings after Australian GP: Charles Leclerc leads, Thai driver wins points

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The Formula 1 series aka F1 Australian GP has closed with the main race which took place at the Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne, on Sunday (10/4/2022)

The results of the 2022 Australian GP race then affect the competition in the F1 standings which is still led by Ferrari ‘s Charles Leclerc .

Competition on the F1 2022 standings is also enlivened by a Thai racer, namely Alexander Albon , who has just won his first points.

Charles Leclerc continues to lead the standings after winning the Australian GP F1 race . He was ahead of Sergio Perez (Red Bull Racing) and George Russell (Mercedes) who finished second and third.

Now, Charles Leclerc leads the standings thanks to a score of 71 points and 34 points ahead of his closest competitor, George Russell.

George Russell has just risen to second place in the standings after finishing third in the Australian GP F1 race.

Lewis Hamilton’s teammate evicted Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) who dropped one rank due to failing to finish in the race at the Albert Park Circuit.

Carlos Sainz is now in third place with a collection of 33 points. He is four points behind George Russell.

Furthermore, outside the top three, there is Sergio Perez who is in fourth place thanks to a score of 30 points.

Sergio Perez is two points ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who is stuck in fifth with 28 points.

Sergio Perez is two points ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who is stuck in fifth with 28 points.

In the 2022 Australian GP F1 race , Lewis Hamilton had to settle for finishing fourth. This is the second time Lewis Hamilton has failed to finish in the top three in the 2022 Formula 1 world championship. Of the three series that have taken place, Lewis Hamilton has only finished in the top three once, namely at the Bahrain Grand Prix, last March 20.

In addition, the results of the Australian GP F1 race had a negative impact on last season’s world champion, Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing). Max Verstappen dropped to sixth place after failing to reach the finish line in the Australian GP F1 race. The Dutch driver failed to reach the finish line because the Red Bull RB18 he was driving had a technical problem. The technical problem forced Max Verstappen to stop the struggle on lap 39 of 58. Currently, he is ranked sixth in the F1 standings with a collection of 25 points.

Meanwhile, at the bottom of the standings, there are new riders who have joined the competition. He is a British-born rider who races under the Thai flag, Alexander Albon . Alexander Albon looks impressive when appearing in the F1 Australian GP 2022 race.