Austrian Grand Prix of Formula 1
This Saturday the quay of the Austrian Formula 1 Grand Prix was held at Spielberg, where Finn Valtteri Bottas took pole position and will start ahead of everyone on Sunday. Check the postcards of the rankings. Finn Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) won the Austrian Grand Prix, the ninth round of the Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday at Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring.
In spite of the victory of the pilot of Mercedes, Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) continues commanding the championship of pilots whereas the German commands the champions of constructors. Bottas achieved his second victory since competing in Formula 1 by winning ahead of German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) which reinforced his leadership in the World Cup and Australian Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) who accompanied him on the podium.
In addition, Fernando Alonso (McLaren-Honda) and Carlos Sainz (Toro Rosso) had to leave. The double champion of Asturias (2005 and 2006) did so after being struck in the first corner by the Russian Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso), while the young talent of Madrid did it with 25 laps to the end, apparently for a problem motor.
The three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), who had started eighth by a five-place ban on replacing his gearbox finished fourth remains second in the Drivers World Championship but twenty points behind Vettel. Finn Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) finished fifth ahead of Frenchman Romaine Grosbeak (Haas) and Mexican Sergio Perez Force India who finished seventh fastest in the World Championship and is now sixth with 50 points.
Czech again beat French teammate Esteban Ocon in a race that also saw the two Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll of Canada who finished ninth and tenth respectively. The next race, the British Grand Prix will be played on Sunday 16 July at the English circuit of Silverstone.