By Harry Schofield:
Max Verstappen Wins a fantastic victory in Austria as he overtook Charles Leclerc in the last 20 laps .
The crowd and fans around the world witnessed a superb show of ultimate F1 racing between the new era of modern day Formula 1 drivers.
The excitement and all out brilliance of this afternoons race again sadly was overshadowed by an FIA investigation, as the Pass by Max on Charles was deemed not acceptable ?
Fans and sponsors want this racing and if the victory is taken away from Red Bull and Max it will be a very sad day for Formula 1.
The track Temperature today was an incredible 52’C
With tyre management crucial, Red Bull did an excellent job.
Mercedes from the date looked at was struggling with cooling, and even with a big engine map boost, they could not afford to use it as they would have had engine failures.
Valterri Bottas finished in 3rd place while Lewis Hamilton came in in 5th position.
Mclaren gain this weekend had good pace with Lando battling with Lewis Hamilton and Lando eventually finished 6th with his team mate Carlos Sainz finishing 8th.
Alfa Romeo with Kimi in 9th and Antonio in 10th position was a fantastic weekend for the very popular team.
Antonio’s 10 place was his first ever point in Formula 1 .
Updated: After 3 hours the FIA stewards Allow Max To Keep His Victory
Austrian Grand Prix Results:
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull
2 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 2.724s
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 18.960s
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 19.610s
5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 22.805s
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1 LAP
7 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1 LAP
8 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1 LAP
9 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1 LAP
10 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1 LAP
11 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1 LAP
12 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1 LAP
13 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1 LAP
14 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1 LAP
15 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1 LAP
16 Romain Grosjean Haas 1 LAP
17 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1 LAP
18 George Russell Williams 2 LAPS
19 Kevin Magnussen Haas 2 LAPS
20 Robert Kubica Williams 3 LAPS
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