Max Verstappen of Red Bull races during the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Las Vegas at Las Vegas Strip Circuit on Saturday, November 18, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by: Itoro N. Umontuen/The Atlanta Voice)

LAS VEGAS — Was it easy? No. Was it straightforward? No. Yet, reigning, defending, World Champion Max Verstappen had to overcome obstacles en route to his 18th victory of the season at the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix.

With the win, Verstappen has won the most races in a single season in series history and has also set the all-time mark for best winning percentage in a single season.

Here are the photos from the momentous occasion on the Las Vegas Strip!

Itoro Umontuen currently serves as Managing Editor of The Atlanta Voice. Upon his arrival to the historic publication, he served as their Director of Photography. As a mixed-media journalist, Umontuen...