Max Verstappen of Red Bull took the lead in the Formula One championship race for the first time in his career with a dominating victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, his first win on the vaunted circuit.
He won the Formula One race to take the championship lead from Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton who finished seventh despite recording the fastest lap of the race.
Ferrari celebrated a first podium this season with Carlos Sainz in second, followed by McLaren’s Lando Norris, who secured his second podium in 2021.
Hamilton had his worst result since the Italian Grand Prix last year, when he was also seventh.
It is the first time since the German Grand Prix in 2018 that Mercedes has not led the championship.