Earlier, there had been speculation that Audi and Porsche were in negotiation over partnerships to enter the highest class of international motor racing.
Verstappen attained his second win of the season as LeClerc failed to surmount, spelling disaster for Ferrari racing on its home soil.
Las Vegas will host Formula 1 Grand Prix race in November 2023 for the first time since 1982 where the 50-lap race is expected to stretch a street course that runs over 6 km.
After hours of talks with the pilots, team principals and Saudi officials, Formula One and governing body the FIA said it received "assurances" that the race in Jeddah can be held safely.
The Saudi-led coalition says an Aramco petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah was targeted by an attack, but that a fire in two tanks at the oil facility had been brought under control.
Red Bull's Dutch driver says he was handed two-time penalties at the last race in Saudi Arabia for leaving the track while two other drivers "didn’t even get a mention or a penalty".
Valtteri Bottas claimed his first chequered flag of the season while Red Bull driver Max Verstappen finished second to take a six-point lead in the world championship.
British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton received the penalty for Sunday's race because he exceeded his allocation of new engines.
Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time world champion, also took the championship lead by two points from Max Verstappen, who finished second.
Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing him to miss the Dutch Grand Prix. He is currently isolating himself in a hotel having no symptoms.
Verstappen now leads Hamilton 6-3 for pole positions this season and is in a good position to claw back Hamilton's eight-point lead in the championship.
Thirty-six-year-old Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will reportedly earn $55 million a year under the new deal with Mercedes.
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