He may have lost the lead at the start, but Max Verstappen never had any intention of losing the win in Austin – even with title rival Lewis Hamilton breathing down his neck for the closing laps. The Dutchman withstood the pressure in style and duly extended his championship lead. It was a drive worthy of our Driver of the Day award – and you gave it to him. Here’s how the voting broke down…

    Max Verstappen - 22.7%

    Lewis Hamilton - 17.1%

    Daniel Ricciardo - 8.7%

    Sergio Perez - 8.2%

    Charles Leclerc - 7.2%

    RACE REPORT: Verstappen brilliantly holds off Hamilton to seal victory in Austin and extend championship lead