Formula 1 2019 Austrian Grand Prix

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2019-06-30
9
Red Bull Ring
Max Verstappen VER
Charles Leclerc LEC
Max Verstappen
lap 60 - 1:7.475
VER

The 2019 Austrian Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in Austria, Charles Leclerc could not convert this into a win.

The race in Austria was round 9 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 30 June 2019 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Partly Cloudy
91.72°F
19%
9.51 mph
199°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 71 1:22:01.822 26
2 71 +2.724 18
3 71 +18.960 15
4 71 +19.610 12
5 71 +22.805 10
6 70 +1 Lap 8
7 70 +1 Lap 6
8 70 +1 Lap 4
9 70 +1 Lap 2
10 70 +1 Lap 1
11 70 +1 Lap 0
12 70 +1 Lap 0
13 70 +1 Lap 0
14 70 +1 Lap 0
15 70 +1 Lap 0
16 70 +1 Lap 0
17 70 +1 Lap 0
18 69 +2 Laps 0
19 69 +2 Laps 0
20 68 +3 Laps 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:3.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.000
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
5 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.000
6 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
7 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1.000
8 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
9 Pierre Gasly Red Bull +1.000
10 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +0.000
11 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +1.000
12 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +1.000
13 Alexander Albon Toro Rosso +1.000
14 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +1.000
15 Carlos Sainz McLaren +10.000
16 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +1.000
17 Lance Stroll Racing Point +1.000
18 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +2.000
19 George Russell Williams +2.000
20 Robert Kubica Williams +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2019 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is due to be contested over a number of Grands Prix held in different countries throughout the world. Drivers are scheduled to compete for the title of World Drivers' Champion, and teams for the World Constructors' Champion. The 2019 championship is also scheduled to see the running of the 1000th World Championship race, in China.Lewis Hamilton is the defending World Drivers' Champion, after winning his fifth championship title at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix. Mercedes are the defending World Constructors' Champions, after winning their fifth consecutive championship at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.


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Max Verstappen's second consecutive Austrian Grand Prix win was thrown into doubt when the stewards announced that they would be investigated his race-winning overtake on Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.<br>The Red Bull driver - who had a slow getaway on the opening lap of the race - completed a remarkable rise to first place on lap 69 when he overtook Leclerc for the lead at turn three.<br>Managing to ...

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However, it continues to push on and look for track-specific gains that can help. One such area of development in this regard has been its front brake assembly, with numerous changes made to enhance feel, improve cooling and reduce weight.<br>The latter is a relative novelty for Ferrari, as although the likes of Mercedes and Red Bull favour a lightweight construction philosophy, the Scuderia have ...

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Verstappen faced a steward's investigation following his win at the Red Bull Ring to decide whether he had deliberately forced Charles Leclerc off track when he snatched the lead at Turn 3 on the penultimate lap.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Austrian GP: Verstappen edges Leclerc in thrilling race<br>Vettel/Verstappen incident comparision "apples and oranges" - FIA<br>Binotto: Ferrari won't appeal ...

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Bottas and teammate Lewis Hamilton both had to manage their power unit temperatures, making extensive use of a lift-and-coast strategy.<br>Having run second early on, Bottas eventually finished third behind Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, just managing to stay clear of a charging Sebastian Vettel at the flag.<br>The Finn called it the "hardest" race he's ever done in terms of looking after his ...

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Renault had both cars in the top 10 on the road in Canada and France - although Ricciardo lost his points finish to a penalty in the latter race - but the upgraded RS19 then struggled badly for pace at the Red Bull Ring.<br>Ricciardo said finishing 12th in the race was the culmination of "a tough weekend", and admitted he had "no real answers" as to why Renault had such a difficult time in ...

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The Spaniard had been far from happy on Saturday when he knew that his qualifying efforts were wasted because he would be starting from the back of the grid anyway thanks to an engine change penalty.<br>"I was very depressed," he told Motorsport.com. "I don't know why I had a really bad day. I was in a bad mood the whole day.<br>"At some point I think I was even a bit rude because I had a very bad ...

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Max Verstappen won Red Bull's home race in spectacular fashion to give his team its first win since partnering with Honda for the 2019 season.<br>It is Honda's first victory since returning to F1 in 2015 and its first since Jenson Button's breakthrough victory with the works team in 2006.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Vettel/Verstappen incident comparision "apples and oranges" - FIA<br>Austrian GP ...

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Verstappen escaped punishment after he and Leclerc made wheel-to-wheel contact that pushed Leclerc off-track while fighting for the win in Austria, as the stewards believed both drivers had a role to play in the incident.<br>The clash has been compared to controversial five-second penalties applied at the previous two races in Canada, where Sebastian Vettel lost victory, and France, where Daniel ...

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Verstappen beat Charles Leclerc to win the race at the Red Bull Ring but his race-winning move was placed under investigation as the two drivers made contact and Leclerc briefly went off-track.<br>The decision to take no further action was communicated at 7.47pm local time, more than three hours after the race ended.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com to explain why the decision took so long, Masi said ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen made contact with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc while overtaking him for the lead at Turn 3 on the 69th lap of the 71-lap event, and went on to take the chequered flag in first place.<br>But Leclerc felt his rival had broken the rules in forcing him off the track, and Verstappen's win remained provisional for several hours as stewards investigated the incident.<br>They ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen and Ferrari's Leclerc engaged in a wheel-to-wheel battle for victory in the closing laps of the race.<br>They bumped wheels at the Turn 3 right-hander at the top of the hill with three laps remaining, after Verstappen dived inside Leclerc and gave his rival no room on the outside.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>FIA explains why Verstappen decision took so long<br>Leclerc ...

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The two drivers bumped wheels as Verstappen finally overtook the Ferrari at the Turn 3 right-hander at the top of the hill, one lap after a failed attempt in which they ran side-by-side without touching.<br>Immediately after the grand prix Verstappen questioned “the point of being in Formula 1” if that pass was considered illegal.<br>When asked by Motorsport.com in the official post-race press ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen caught and overtook Ferrari’s Leclerc with three laps remaining, but the two made wheel-to-wheel contact as Leclerc tried to hang on around the outside.<br>That incident is under investigation by the stewards.<br>Immediately after the grand prix, Verstappen said: “It’s hard racing, otherwise we have to stay at home.<br>“If those things are not allowed in racing ...

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Verstappen fell to eighth on the opening lap but charged through the order and caught Leclerc late on before winning a wheel-to-wheel battle to secure the victory.<br>However, his race-winning pass – which resulted in minor contact and pushed Leclerc to the run-off, denying Leclerc a first F1 win – led to a post-race investigation from the stewards.<br>Leclerc finished second on the road, with ...

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Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko told German publication Auto Motor Und Sport in Austria that he was worried Verstappen could walk because the team is claimed not to have yet hit a performance target it needs to ensure the Dutchman stays for next year.<br>Although no details of the performance clause have been revealed, there have been various suggestions that it requires either Red Bull ...

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The Frenchman has had a disappointing start to the campaign, having been so far unable to get on the pace of teammate Max Verstappen.<br>His troubles have led to criticism from Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko, and prompted talk that the Milton Keynes-based team could look to replace the youngster if he doesn't lift his game.<br>Gasly is aware that things are far from ideal, but suggests ...

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Ferrari appears to have overtaken Mercedes as F1's engine benchmark but also has a different aerodynamic philosophy to its rival that prioritises a higher top speed at the expense of more downforce.<br>That has given it better straightline speed performance this year but so far Mercedes has been able to overcome that with superior pace through the corners.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Wolff questions ...

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Various grid penalties meant Russell was due to start the race 18th, despite qualifying 19th and having his own three-place grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Russell penalised after "ruining" Kvyat's qualifying<br><br><br>However, Williams has since replaced the front wing assembly on Russell's car with one of a different specification.<br>As that is not allowed ...

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Ferrari protege Mick is racing in Formula 2 this season but the feeder series is not on the Hockenheim schedule despite the desire of the race's promoter.<br>German GP organisers were keen for Mick to be involved in the event and had eyed a demo of some kind, which has now been confirmed.<br>Mick will drive one of the dominant F2004s that Michael used on his way to the seventh and last of his F1 ...

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Ricciardo has been adrift of the top 10 throughout the weekend at the Red Bull Ring, with teammate Nico Hulkenberg more competitive but still lacking the pace of the leading midfield runners.<br>Ex-Red Bull driver Ricciardo will line up 12th on the grid but was only 14th fastest in qualifying, 0.8s slower than the best of the midfield.<br>"We made quite a few changes and then we found out that we ...

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Leclerc topped final practice and carried that form into qualifying, where he opted to use the soft tyres in Q2 compared to Mercedes and Red Bull choosing the medium compound.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Austrian GP: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole, Vettel ninth<br>Leclerc says new set-up approach has made car stronger<br><br><br>That means Leclerc must start the race on the faster but less durable ...

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Hamilton had qualified second behind Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc at the Red Bull Ring, but was given a three-place grid drop for the incident with Raikkonen, which happened early in Q1.<br>It had been suggested that Hamilton would therefore start fifth, but with Haas driver Kevin Magnussen – who qualified P5 in the top-10 shootout – taking a five-place penalty for fitting a replacement ...

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Bottas was dumped from second to fourth at the end of the top-10 shootout at the Red Bull Ring, as teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton and the Red Bull of Max Verstappen overhauled him.<br>The Finn revealed on Saturday evening that he compromised his final run by being too close to poleman Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari because he thought he would run out of time to start his lap before the ...

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After a bruising home grand prix in France, Gasly looked in stronger shape at the Red Bull Ring, and was not far from the frontrunners in the first two qualifying segments.<br>In the end, however, the Frenchman was two tenths slower in the final segment than he had been in Q2, and was thus consigned to eighth place on the grid.<br>“I think overall there were a lot of positives, and also in ...

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Hamilton had qualified second to Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc, but will now be relegated to fourth.<br>Red Bull driver Max Verstappen is promoted to the front row, while Hamilton will join teammate Valtteri Bottas on the second row.<br><br>More F1 qualifying news:<br><br>Austrian GP: Starting grid in pictures<br>Austrian GP: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole, Vettel ninth<br>Vettel ruled out of Q3 ...

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The Russian came into the last two corners in Q1 to find Russell going slowly at the back of a queue of cars that also included Kvyat's Toro Rosso teammate Alex Albon.<br>Kvyat was able to jink the steering wheel to the left and get past safely, but his lap was ruined, and he didn't progress to Q2.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Austrian GP: Starting grid in pictures<br>Austrian GP: Leclerc beats ...

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Leclerc set two laptimes good enough for pole as Hamilton improved on his final run to jump from fourth to second, 0.259s off the pace.<br>Though the long straights at the Red Bull Ring were expected to bring Ferrari back into the fight after a disappointing French Grand Prix, Hamilton admitted Leclerc’s speed through the rest of the lap was also a surprise.<br>“We’ve been chipping away at ...

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Ferrari has been searching for more performance with its 2019 challenger, and is exploring new aerodynamic solutions that involve trading some of its straightline speed performance for greater downforce.<br>Even though it must wait to bring upgrades that can achieve that, Leclerc was able to give Ferrari its third pole of the season by dominating qualifying for the Austrian GP at the Red Bull ...

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With the long straights at the Red Bull Ring not ideal for Verstappen's Honda engine, the Dutchman had been bracing himself for a pretty tough time in the battle against Mercedes and Ferrari.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Austrian GP: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole, Vettel ninth<br><br><br>But despite a troubled practice day on Friday that was impacted by a high-speed crash at the final corner ...

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The 21-year-old was the class of the field throughout qualifying, setting two laps good enough for pole position in Q3.<br>Leclerc's took provisional pole position with a time of 1m03.208s on his first run, then set the fastest times of all in the second and third sectors to improve to a 1m03.003s.<br>Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who complained of not being strong enough on the straights, moved ...

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Ferrari led the way through Saturday practice at the Red Bull Ring with Vettel’s teammate Charles Leclerc, and occupied the top two spots heading into the final phase of qualifying.<br>However, as Q3 began, Ferrari mechanics began to work frantically on the left side of Vettel’s car.<br>As his rivals took to the track, Vettel remained stuck in the garage – and then vacated his Ferrari with a ...

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Raikkonen was on a hot-lap during the first session of qualifying when he closed up at high speed on the drag up to Turn 3. Hamilton appeared to have spotted Raikkonen very late and, being on the inside for the corner, he elected to get out of the Alfa Romeo's way by running wide past the apex.<br>But in running off track, the Mercedes driver crossed Raikkonen's path and the Finn complained on ...

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Mercedes' dominant form and the struggles some teams have had to get the thinner-tread 2019 tyres into their working range led to an attempt to reintroduce Pirelli's thicker-gauge 2018 rubber.<br>That was not approved at a meeting between F1 teams and stakeholders on Friday morning at the Red Bull Ring ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, but other options were discussed.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Why ...

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Leclerc was the only driver to lap below 1m04s at the Red Bull Ring as FP3 set up an enticing Ferrari vs Mercedes battle for pole position. <br>Bahrain poleman Leclerc had control of the 60-minute session throughout and enjoyed a comfortable advantage after the first runs. <br>His 1m04.275s left him almost four tenths clear of the lead Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas, who had a tiny advantage over ...

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The Thai driver had already been consigned to the back of the grid, in company with Carlos Sainz, as a consequence of penalties incurred yesterday.<br>For FP1 Albon took the latest Spec 3 PU, which entailed a new V6, turbo, MGU-H and MGU-K. Today he took new Spec 3 examples of each of those.<br>The way the system works the V6 and MGU-K that he used yesterday cannot stay in the pool and be used ...

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