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The inaugural Miami Grand Prix lived up to its billing as a heavyweight battle between the series’ two points leaders — Charles Leclerc of Ferrari and Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

Verstappen, the reigning Formula One champion, won the race on Sunday, slashing Leclerc’s overall lead from 27 to 19 points after five races. Leclerc finished a fighting second, 3.786 seconds behind after starting on pole position, with Spanish teammate Carlos Sainz completing the podium at the Miami Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium.

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