Formula 1 2020 Styrian Grand Prix

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2020-07-12
2
Red Bull Ring
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Carlos Sainz
lap 68 - 1:5.619
SAI

The 2020 Styrian Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

The race in Austria was round 2 of 31 of the 2020 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 12 July 2020 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Clear
rain
70.01°F
35%
5.77 mph
57°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 71 1:22:50.683 25
2 71 +13.719 18
3 71 +33.698 15
4 71 +44.400 12
5 71 +1:01.470 10
6 71 +1:02.387 8
7 71 +1:02.453 6
8 71 +1:02.591 4
9 70 +1 Lap 3
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 69 +2 Laps 0
17 69 +2 Laps 0
25 Overheating 0
4 Collision damage 0
1 Collision damage 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:19.000
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
3 Carlos Sainz McLaren +1.000
4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +1.000
5 Esteban Ocon Renault +1.000
6 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
7 Alexander Albon Red Bull +2.000
8 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +2.000
9 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +2.000
10 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +2.000
11 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.000
12 George Russell Williams +0.000
13 Lance Stroll Racing Point +0.000
14 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri +0.000
15 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.000
16 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
17 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +2.000
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.000
19 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +2.000
20 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team

driver positions through the laps

2020 Styrian Grand Prix

The 2020 Styrian Grand Prix (officially known as Formula 1 Pirelli Großer Preis der Steiermark 2020) is a Formula One motor race that is scheduled to be held on 12 July 2020 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The race is due to be the second round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship. The race is due to mark the first running of the Styrian Grand Prix.

Going into the race Valtteri Bottas is the championship leader and defending track winner. His team Mercedes lead the Constructor’s Championship .


source: Wikipedia

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The impressive speed that the car has since shown on track, even if it hasn't yet translated into the results that its potential suggests, has further caught the attention of teams.<br>In the Styrian GP, Sergio Perez started only 17th after a troubled wet qualifying, and yet by the end of the race he was trying – albeit unsuccessfully – to wrest fourth place from Red Bull's Alex Albon.<br>The ...

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The second Grand Prix in as many weeks again delivered on the upgrades front, as the teams push hard to recover from time lost during lockdown. A number of teams had new parts in a quest to not only improve performance this week but to get ahead of the game for the Hungarian GP and beyond.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Explained: Why Renault launched a Racing Point protest<br>Mercedes and Bottas agree ...

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While a final contract has yet to be signed off, both team and driver have agreed terms for their partnership to continue at least in to next year on the back of the Finn's strong start to the campaign.<br>The agreement, which has been put together in the last few days, came after Mercedes CEO Ola Kallenius gave his blessing, during a visit to the Austrian Grand Prix to an unchanged line-up for ...

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The British driver qualified a career-best 12th for the Styrian Grand Prix after shining in the wet conditions and started one place higher following a penalty for Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.<br>But after running through the gravel at Turn 6 while battling Kevin Magnussen - which he accepted was "a complete driver error" - Russell dropped to last and finished two laps down in 16th position, one ...

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The Dutchman had shadowed eventual race winner Lewis Hamilton for much of the Red Bull Ring race, but fell away in the closing stages after he picked up damage when he ran over a kerb.<br>Red Bull was made aware instantly about the impact the front wing damage had on his performance, but it was only afterwards that it emerged the part had fouled up the critical bargeboard area too.<br>The front ...

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Rather than complain about the general cloning of the Mercedes, Renault has instead opted to focus on the specifics of the team’s front and rear brake ducts.<br>It is clear that rivals have closely observed the similarities between the RP20 and last year’s Mercedes W10, and Renault feels that there are enough similarities with the brake ducts to consider them a copy.<br>Here we take a look at ...

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Renault submitted a protest against both Racing Point cars after Sunday's race, in which Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll finished just ahead of Daniel Ricciardo.<br>Renault believes that the front and rear brake ducts of the RP20 originate from a Mercedes design, which would not be allowed under the rules governing listed parts.<br>The FIA stewards accepted the protest, and the matter will now be ...

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The opening two races have suggested that Mercedes remains a class above the rest of the field, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton picking up one win each at Spielberg.<br>Red Bull appears to be Mercedes’ closest challenger, but the energy drinks giant will have to dig deep to close the gap to the German manufacturer and fight for race wins again.<br>Ferrari appears to have slipped into the ...

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Both Ferrari drivers were forced to retire early on at the Red Bull Ring after Leclerc ran into the side of Vettel's car on the opening lap, leaving both with damage.<br>It marked the second time in four races a clash between Vettel and Leclerc had caused a double retirement for Ferrari following their collision in Brazil last year.<br>Leclerc was quick to accept responsibility for the collision ...

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After a disappointing qualifying that left Sergio Perez down in 17th on the grid, the Mexican pushed up the field to challenge for fourth at one point – before a collision with Red Bull’s Alex Albon damaged his front wing and resulted in him dropping back behind McLaren’s Lando Norris.<br>But the speed shown by the car, with Perez able to lap at the same pace as race winner Lewis ...

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Daniel Ricciardo was forced to retire from the Austrian GP after a weld failure led to a leak and triggered overheating. After the race the remaining examples were returned to the UK factory, X-rayed and checked over, and then sent back to the Red Bull Ring.<br>However in Sunday’s Styrian GP, Esteban Ocon had an identical failure and was called into the pits to retire, costing the team valuable ...

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The protest concerned Appendix 6 of the FIA sporting regulations, which relates to listed parts, and what can and cannot be shared between teams.<br>It relates specifically to the front and rear brake ducts used by the Racing Point RP20, which Renault clearly believes are more similar to those used on last year’s Mercedes W10 than the rules allow.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Renault lodges protest ...

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The French car manufacturer lodged complaints about both Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll's cars as the debate over its Mercedes copy erupted.<br>The Renault protest alleged that Racing Point had breached the rules by not using a design that had been fully created by itself.<br>Article 1 of Appendix 6 of the Sporting Regulations states: "A competitor shall, in respect of the Listed Parts to be used ...

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Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton were given repeated warnings to avoid the kerbs during last Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring, with the team fearing a gearbox problem would prove terminal for both cars.<br>While Mercedes worked to try and put some counter-measures in place to aid the issue ahead of the second race weekend at the circuit, the tight turnaround meant concerns ...

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The Renault Formula 1 driver had been defending sixth place against Stroll in the closing stages, with McLaren's Lando Norris closing down on the pair, and on lap 70 the Canadian driver dived up the inside of Turn 3, forcing both him and Ricciardo off the track.<br>Ricciardo felt Stroll deserved a penalty for the clash but in a post-race FIA race stewards investigation no action was taken on the ...

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Perez drove a superb race, setting several fastest laps along the way, and was pressing Red Bull's Alex Albon for fourth place in the closing stages.<br>However, when he made his move he clipped the back of the Red Bull and damaged his front wing.<br>That caused him to lose performance and cede a place to McLaren’s Lando Norris, with teammate Stroll finishing right on his tail in ...

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The Dutchman had high hopes of being able to challenge pole position man Hamilton thanks to his front row start, but in the end never really was able to threaten the reigning world champion.<br>Having sat around five seconds adrift of the Mercedes for much of the afternoon, he eventually dropped further away after picking up damage to his front wing late in the race.<br>As Verstappen's pace fell ...

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Bottas pulled off a late-race pass on Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to finish second to Hamilton, which added to his season-opening victory in the Austrian GP gives him a six-point lead in the world championship standings.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Styrian GP: Hamilton takes dominant win; drama for Ferrari<br>2020 F1 Styrian Grand Prix race results<br><br><br>Lando Norris’s second top-five finish ...

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After winning last weekend’s season-opener at the Red Bull Ring, Bottas could only qualify fourth in wet conditions on Saturday after struggling with a glazed brake, as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton took pole position.<br>By the time Bottas passed McLaren’s Carlos Sainz for third place early in the race, both Hamilton and Max Verstappen had already pulled a gap that he could not close ...

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From pole position, Hamilton led the battling Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and McLaren’s Sainz on the opening lap, as the Ferraris collided at Turn 3, which caused an immediate safety car to allow the marshals to clear the track of debris. Sebastian Vettel toured into the pits with no rear wing, while Charles Leclerc – who initiated the contact by lunging up the inside – needed a fresh front ...

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In what was a straightforward race compared to last weekend's incident-filled and attritional Austrian GP at the Red Bull Ring, Hamilton controlled the lead throughout, while Bottas edged a thrilling battle with Max Verstappen for P2 and retained the championship lead.<br>At the start, Hamilton easily led away from pole, with Verstappen under pressure from the fast-starting Sainz on the outside of ...

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Leclerc and Vettel collided on the opening lap of the Styrian Grand Prix after Leclerc tried to pass up the inside of his teammate at Turn 3.<br>Vettel had lost a place after starting 10th, while Leclerc was recovering from 14th on the grid after receiving a penalty on Saturday, only to misjudge the move and run into the rear of his team-mate's car.<br>The collision left Vettel's rear wing hanging ...

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Leclerc ran into the rear of Vettel after trying to pass up the inside of his teammate at Turn 3 on the opening lap of Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring.<br>The collision left Vettel with damage that ended his race immediately, while Leclerc was instructed to retire four laps later due to a broken floor on his Ferrari SF1000 car.<br>It marks the second time in four races that both Ferraris have ...

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Mercedes won last weekend's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring with Valtteri Bottas, but electrical noise stemming from heavy vibration caused as the W11s ran across the kerbs at the Austrian track threatened to cause gearbox sensor failures on both the race winner's car and Hamilton's machine.<br>Mercedes admitted after that event that the problem would be expected to reoccur if its cars ...

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The Frenchman failed to complete a lap in the wet qualifying session, after suffering an ERS water pump failure on his out lap in Q1. His failure to set a time left him at the back of the grid.<br>Haas worked on sorting the water pump issue late into Saturday evening, and beyond the three hour 30 minutes time limit by which F1 cars need to be put into parc ferme after qualifying finishes.<br>In ...

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Sainz qualified a superb third in the wet session at the Red Bull Ring, while his teammate Lando Norris will start sixth despite physical issues.<br>In last weekend’s race Norris started and finished third, both times benefiting from a penalty for Lewis Hamilton that gifted him a place.<br>Sainz says a combination of factors have ensured that McLaren is currently the team able to benefit when ...

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The Frenchman was classified 20th in qualifying after an issue in Q1 meant he was unable to set a lap time. But having taken to the track, he had officially participated in qualifying. <br>However due to what appears to have been a misinterpretation, the team worked on his car into the evening in a breach of the regulations.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Giovinazzi hit with grid penalty for ...

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After fast-tracking some of the updates planned for Hungary to the second race at Red Bull Ring, Ferrari remained stuck in the midfield through qualifying for the Styrian Grand Prix.<br>Sebastian Vettel led its charge in 10th place, while teammate Charles Leclerc failed to make it out of Q2 in the wet qualifying session, finishing 11th. He will drop to 14th on the grid due to a three-place penalty ...

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The Italian went off the road entering the final corner in Q1 and tapped the barrier, and he ended the session in 19th and last of the drivers who set a time, ahead of only Romain Grosjean.<br>Given the possible consequences of the contact with the barrier, and the fact that he had little to lose, the Hinwil team had decided to fit a replacement gearbox.<br>The other penalty issued since ...

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Charles Leclerc received a letter from the FIA after he was pictured on social media in Monaco in the days between the two races at the Red Bull Ring.<br>During the Austrian GP weekend, Sebastian Vettel was cautioned after he was seen talking to Helmut Marko and Christian Horner of Red Bull Racing with no one wearing masks, thus breaking the strict 'bubble' requirements that keep teams ...

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Albon had to settle for seventh place, five positions and 0.582s behind teammate Max Verstappen, but was convinced that he should have qualified just behind the Dutchman.<br>The British/Thai driver said that he was happier with the car this weekend, although he still found it tricky on the limit, having spun several times during the weekend.<br>“Q3 was looking okay,” he said when asked by ...

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F1 had been braced to postpone qualifying until Sunday morning due to heavy rain and storms at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday, which forced final practice to be cancelled. The start of qualifying was delayed for 45 minutes before race control started Q1, finding a break in the heavy rain to get all three sessions completed.<br>A reduced break between the three stages of qualifying helped get the ...

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After the success of the Austrian GP, F1 is making its second visit to the Spielberg-based venue this weekend, using the exact same track configuration.<br>Lewis Hamilton will start the Styrian GP from pole position after topping a wet qualifying session by 1.2 second. Red Bull's Max Verstappen will line up alongside the Mercedes driver in second, while Carlos Sainz (McLaren) and Valtteri Bottas ...

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Qualifying took place in wet conditions after a 46-minute delay to allow the weather conditions to improve.<br>In the top-10 shootout, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen set the early pace before Hamilton beat him by three tenths of a second, a time that Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) then eclipsed by two tenths. Hamilton regained the top spot, before Verstappen briefly grabbed it back, but Hamilton ...

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After the final practice session washout, fears grew within the paddock that qualifying could be called off on Saturday afternoon as the forecasted storm delivered torrential rain which soaked the Austrian circuit. But after a 45-minute delay from its scheduled start time, qualifying for the first Styrian GP got underway in wet conditions which truly tested the skills of the F1 drivers.<br>In a ...

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George Russell performed brilliantly to briefly top the times at the start of Q1, and he eventually finished Q2 in 12th spot – just 0.091 seconds behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who made it through to the final session.<br>After a disappointing 2019 campaign where Williams had been battling regularly at the back of the grid, head of vehicle performance Dave Robson said the outfit still could ...

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The Monegasque driver had a frustrating session and qualified only 11th, and he thus tumbles down to 14th.<br>He was also still subject to a separate investigation regarding crossing a control line when the red flag was out, but no further action was taken.<br>The stewards said: "The red flag came at the moment the driver of Car 16 was approaching the entry of Turn 9 and the driver was fully ...

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Hamilton charged to the 89th pole position of his Formula 1 career in heavy rain at the Red Bull Ring, producing two laps good enough to beat the rest of the field.<br>The final pole time of 1m19.273s saw Hamilton finish 1.2 seconds clear of Max Verstappen in second place.<br>Hamilton said his qualifying reminded him of his famed victory at the 2008 British Grand Prix, when he won by over a minute ...

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The McLaren driver – who scored his debut F1 podium at the Red Bull Ring last weekend -limited his running on Friday as he suffered pain in his back in high-speed corners and under braking.<br>The heavy wet conditions which hit qualifying, as well as some painkiller treatment, meant Norris was "a lot better" on Saturday, but expects the issue – which is yet to be fully diagnosed – to be a ...

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