Sergio Perez converted pole position to comfortably win the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen, who started down in 15th after a driveshaft issue curtailed his qualifying, recovered to make it a second consecutive Red Bull 1-2 in 2023.
READ MORE: F1 2023 Saudi Arabian GP – Race Report
Fernando Alonso completed the podium to mark his 100th career trip to the rostrum in Formula 1, but Aston Martin team-mate Lance Stroll was unable to reach the finish.
The two Mercedes drivers were next, George Russell leading Lewis Hamilton, with the Ferrari pairing of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc a disappointing sixth and seventh respectively.
After an error-strewn Bahrain GP weekend, Alpine enjoyed a smoother time of things to bring both cars home in the points comfortably: Esteban Ocon leading Pierre Gasly home.
Kevin Magnussen overtook Yuki Tsunoda in the closing laps to scoop Haas’ first point of the campaign.
McLaren, however, endured another pitiful showing as both drivers picked up damage on the opening lap and occupied the lower reaches of the order.
|1||Sergio Perez||Red Bull|
|2||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||5.355|
|3||Fernando Alonso||Aston Martin||20.728|
|6||Carlos Sainz Jr||Ferrari||35.876|
|13||Guanyu Zhou||Alfa Romeo||76.060|
|14||Nyck de Vries||AlphaTauri||77.478|
|18||Valtteri Bottas||Alfa Romeo||1 Lap|
|20||Lance Stroll||Aston Martin||DNF|
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