Max Verstappen beats Carlos Sainz to win the Canadian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen on Sunday won the Canadian Grand Prix for the first time in his career

By winning the Canadian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen took his sixth and second consecutive victory of the season.

The victory moved him 46 points ahead of Red Bull teammate Sergio Pérez in the championship.

Verstappen and Sainz had a fiercely exciting fight

Ferrari's Carlos Sainz was third-fastest on the driving track and seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was fourth for Mercedes.

Max Verstappen celebrates after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Canada.

I'm still hopeful it won't be a straight race, but today in difficult conditions we stayed calm and didn't make a mistake." - Max Verstappen