WATCH: How did Verstappen go from last place to the podium in Sochi?

Max Verstappen went into the Russian Grand Prix weekend knowing the very highest grid slot he would be starting from was fourth, after he was handed a three-place penalty for clashing with Lewis Hamilton at Monza in the previous race.

As it turned out, it would get a lot worse for him when Red Bull decided to change his Honda power unit, meaning he was hit with more grid penalties and was forced to start the race from dead last.

Yet when the chequered flag came out, Verstappen had managed to haul himself up to an incredible second place, behind only race winner Hamilton. But how, where and when did he get past so many cars? Hit play on the video in the player above to see how he gained each position at Sochi…

QUIZ: Can you name every driver on the grid for Max Verstappen’s F1 debut?

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