Max Verstappen won the US F1 Grand Prix, his 50th career victory, despite starting from sixth place and dealing with brake issues.
He faced strong competition from Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris in the race.
Hamilton finished second, and Norris finished third, making it a thrilling contest.
After the race, Hamilton and Charles Leclerc were disqualified for failing the plank wear inspection on their cars.
As a result of the disqualification, Norris was promoted to second, and Carlos Sainz claimed third place.
Sergio Perez moved up to fourth and extended his lead over Hamilton in the drivers' championship.
American driver Logan Sargeant earned his first F1 point, finishing 10th after the disqualification.
Mercedes and McLaren adopted alternative pit strategies to challenge Verstappen's Red Bull but couldn't match his pace.
Hamilton praised his team's performance despite the disqualification, highlighting the progress they made during the weekend.
Norris led from the start and continued McLaren's impressive turnaround, moving ahead of Aston Martin in the constructors' championship.