Max Verstappen failed in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after he and RedBull teammate Daniel Ricciardo collided. Verstappen tried to counter Ricciardo’s attack in the fortieth lap, but the Australian collided with the Dutchman’s car. Both, therefore, fell out.
Verstappen and Ricciardo fought the entire race for fourth place. Both drivers passed each other sometimes. Shortly after the pit stops, things went wrong.
The Grand Prix started at 2.10 pm on the street circuit of Baku. Sebastian Vettel, the leader of the World Cup, started his first place in his Ferrari for the third time in a row. After previous fastest qualifications in Bahrain and China.
Verstappen started in his Red Bull for the fifth time. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) begins next to Vettel from P2, for his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Teammate Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo, was slightly faster than Verstappen in qualifying. He was allowed to start Verstappen.
Verstappen became discredited in the last races because of reckless overtaking.