At the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Oscar Piastri pulled off a stunning upset, beating out title rival Lando Norris to secure a podium finish and overtake the Brit in the F1 2023 championship standings.
The result was a remarkable achievement for the young Australian, who showed remarkable skill in navigating the demanding and technical track. Piastri was relentless in his pursuit of Norris, eventually passing him with a difficult maneuver at turn 8 with just a few laps to go.
The two McLaren teammates had been locked in an intense battle for the past few weeks, but today Piastri emerged victorious. His win marks the first time an Australian has stood on the podium in Saudi Arabia, and he now leads Norris in the standings by 7 points.
The race was filled with plenty of drama and excitement, and fans were thrilled to see the two young stars battle it out. Norris had been the favorite heading into the race, but Piastri’s skill and determination ultimately proved too much.
The two will now face off again in the F1 2023 championship, with Piastri looking to cement his place at the top of the standings. It’s sure to be an exciting finish to the season, and one that could see the young Australian take home the title.