Formula 1 2022 Austrian Grand Prix results

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2022-07-10
11
Red Bull Ring
71
Charles Leclerc LEC
Max Verstappen VER
Max Verstappen
lap 62 - 1:7.275
VER

The 2022 Austrian Grand Prix was won by Charles Leclerc of Ferrari.
Despite being on pole position in Austria, Max Verstappen could not convert this into a win.

The race in Austria was round 11 of 22 of the 2022 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 10 July 2022 13:00 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
rain
69.41°F
47%
10.37 mph
298°
 

results

# driver F1 constructor laps time points
1 71 1:24:24.312 25
2 71 +1.532 19
3 71 +41.217 15
4 71 +58.972 12
5 71 +1:08.436 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
56 Power Unit 0
48 Undertray 0
24 Collision damage 0

grid

# driver F1 constructor time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:4.984
2 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.029
3 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +0.082
4 George Russell Mercedes +0.447
5 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +0.742
6 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +0.895
7 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +1.027
8 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.119
9 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +8.167
10 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.176
11 Alexander Albon Williams +1.246
12 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo +1.335
13 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.474
14 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +1.867
15 Lando Norris McLaren +20.863
16 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.629
17 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.863
18 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo +1.917
19 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.019
20 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +2.099

driver positions through the laps

2022 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2022 Austrian Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Rolex Großer Preis von Österreich 2022) was a Formula One motor race held on 10 July 2022 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. It was the second Grand Prix weekend of the 2022 season to utilise the Formula One sprint format.Max Verstappen qualified on pole position and retained the first grid spot by winning the sprint race. Charles Leclerc won the race in spite of late issues with his car, retaking second place in the standings from Sergio Pérez. Verstappen finished second, and Lewis Hamilton came in third. The entire race weekend was marred by accusations of poor fan behavior.


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After grabbing pole position in qualifying, and then taking a relatively straightforward win in the sprint race, the world champion had looked all set to run away with the main event at the Red Bull Ring.
But his challenge turned south when he suffered much worse tyre degradation than rival Ferrari at the start of the race – losing the lead to Charles Leclerc on lap 12 and pitting for an ...

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Leclerc had looked set to lead home a fairly comfortable Ferrari 1-2 at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday before events were quickly turned on their head towards the end of the race.
The Monegasque's teammate Carlos Sainz had just been poised to overtake second placed Max Verstappen on lap 57 when his engine suddenly failed, putting him out of the race.
Then, following a virtual safety car period ...

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After scoring his maiden F1 points by finishing eighth in the British Grand Prix one week earlier, Schumacher went two places better with sixth in Austria on Sunday.
The German driver fought against Hamilton through Saturday’s 24-lap sprint race, and found himself scrapping with the Mercedes driver once again during the opening stages of the grand prix on Sunday.
Although Hamilton ...

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Ecclestone presided over F1 for more than four decades before exiting upon the sale of the series to Liberty Media in early 2017. He also owned the Brabham team between 1972 and 1987, and had involvement in F1 dating back to the 1950s.
The 91-year-old has a net worth of around £2.5 billion, according to The Sunday Times Rich List, but he has now been charged with fraud following an ...

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Sebastian Vettel led calls after the Austrian Grand Prix for motor racing’s governing body to look into the potential increased health risks being posed by the way 2022 car layouts blow brake dust back towards the cockpit.
The German got out of his Aston Martin after the Austrian Grand Prix with his face spattered with black carbon dust thrown up from his brake discs ...

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Attending a Formula 1 grand prix is something many fans rarely - and in some cases never - get the opportunity to do.
To do so is something very special. It’s something you’ve saved up for ages to do, something you’ve had firmly put in the diary, booking your flights and hotels. You’ve made your flags, got your merch, and planned out your trip to the very last detail.
But then you ...

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Ahead of Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, F1 issued a statement condemning “unacceptable” behaviour after fans reported instances of sexual harassment, racial and homophobic abuse from other spectators through the race weekend.
F1 took action by installing additional security staff in fan areas for Sunday’s race, and is set to hold talks with the promoters of the grand ...

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Following a number of incidents at races last year concerning track limits, new F1 race directors Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas adopted a stricter approach for 2022, defining the edge of the track as being the white line and sanctioning any breaches accordingly.
The Red Bull Ring in Austria typically sees drivers running wide at a number of corners due to its layout, including the two ...

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In May, McLaren announced that Andretti Autosport driver Herta, a seven-time race winner in the NTT IndyCar Series, will be part of the team's testing programme with the 2021 MCL35M car.
The team has now revealed the 22-year-old American will test at Portimao's Algarve International Circuit on Monday and Tuesday, with McLaren's simulator driver Will Stevens taking over for Wednesday's final day ...

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The double world champion was forced to start Sunday's 71-lap grand prix from the back of the grid after his Alpine went into "full blackout" ahead of Saturday's sprint race, which he was due to start from ninth.
Alpine put Alonso on the hard tyre to begin with, which he used to coast into the top 10 as the medium runners around him made their first stops.
He made his first pitstop on lap 27 ...

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Ahead of Sunday’s race at the Red Bull Ring, posts emerged from fans on social media reporting sexual harassment, racism and homophobia from others attending the grand prix.
It led to F1 issuing a statement confirming it would act on the matter and hold talks with the promoter of the event, calling such behaviour “unacceptable”, as well as increasing security ahead of Sunday's ...

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The British Grand Prix winner was sitting third while hunting down Red Bull's Max Verstappen when his Ferrari engine let go in dramatic fashion on lap 58 of 71 at the Red Bull Ring.
Sainz coasted onto the run-off at the exit of Turn 4 as his engine began to implode which ultimately caused a scary fire while the Spaniard attempted to climb out of the car.
The failure came as a bitter blow as ...

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The top three finishers from Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring were summoned by the stewards after it emerged their physios entered parc ferme before they had been weighed, breaching the post-race procedure instructions that had been issued.
In notes that were sent to teams on Sunday morning, the FIA said: "Other than the team mechanics (with cooling fans if necessary), officials and FIA ...

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The Mercedes driver tangled with Perez fighting for fourth place on the first lap, with Russell hitting the side of the Red Bull on the exit of Turn 4 which sent the Mexican off.
Russell was given a five-second penalty for the incident, while Perez later retired from the race due to the damage sustained to his Red Bull.
The Mercedes driver, who also needed a front wing change after the ...

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Throughout the Austrian F1 race weekend, a number of fans have been subjected to harassment by other supporters at the track including the use of homophobic and racist slurs, catcalling and other abusive comments.
F1 responded to the reports and announced it will speak to the Red Bull Ring race promoters to seek action.
Vettel has called for strong bans for fans found guilty of being abusive ...

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Leclerc and teammate Carlos Sainz seemed to clearly have the upper hand on Red Bull's Max Verstappen on race pace. On offset strategies, Leclerc passed polesitter Verstappen three times on his way to a first win in nine races.
But as Sainz retired from third place with a suspected engine failure on lap 57 of 71, Leclerc too suffered a dramatic reliability scare in the closing laps.
The ...

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The Red Bull driver had led away early on from pole position, but soon came under attack from the pursuing Leclerc.
After losing the lead to his Ferrari rival on lap 12, Verstappen pitted a lap later for a switch to the hard compound as he felt there was little point to push on with his car not comfortable on the mediums.
But as Ferrari were able to comfortably extend their stint, Verstappen ...

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Leclerc, who had not been on the podium since Miami, passed Verstappen three times on track as the Ferrari and Red Bull drivers were placed on different strategies.
A late throttle pedal worry did threaten to derail Leclerc, but he held on for his third win of the 2022 Formula 1 season.
However, he was not joined on the podium by Sainz, who showed similar speed and was set to follow Leclerc ...

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The German car manufacturer has had a challenging Austrian GP weekend so far, with crashes in qualifying for Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, and then both cars being hindered by damage in the sprint.
However, in the wake of the encouragement the team took from its package of upgrades introduced at the British Grand Prix working, it remains bullish about what can be achieved later in the ...

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The right rear endplate of Pierre Gasly’s car was lost after the Frenchman was hit early in the race by his teammate Yuki Tsunoda, with both drivers spinning off the track after the contact.
Gasly retired soon afterwards due to the wing issue, while Tsunoda finished 14th with damage to his own car.
The Gasly endplate subsequently became lodged under the RB18 of race leader Verstappen ...

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Red Bull driver Perez qualified fourth at the Red Bull Ring on Friday, but was placed under investigation by the stewards at the end of Q2 for a track limits breach. Typically, times are deleted straightaway, meaning the penalty is automatically issued.
The stewards found that Perez had exceeded track limits and opted to delete the Q2 lap in question, as well as all of his Q3 times, dropping ...

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At last week's British Grand Prix drivers were fighting on the limit for large spells of the race with little intervention from the FIA stewards, even though several drivers forced others off the circuit.
The belts were tightened in Spielberg's sprint race on Saturday, with Williams' Albon being penalised for pushing McLaren's Lando Norris off track on lap four of the 23-lap contest.
Albon ...

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Haas drivers Magnussen and Schumacher ran in seventh and eighth for the majority of Saturday’s 24-lap sprint race at the Red Bull Ring, defending from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton behind.
Schumacher asked Haas to swap its cars as he felt he had more pace than Magnussen, only for the team to tell him to hold position.
Schumacher was ultimately overtaken by Hamilton with three laps remaining ...

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The reigning world champion topped Friday’s qualifying session to take pole for the sprint race on Saturday, which he duly converted to victory over Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
In last month’s Azerbaijan GP, Verstappen said he was asking Red Bull to give him a better car for qualifying having felt he was still lacking in this area.
And while he has taken pole in two of ...

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Max Verstappen was given extra breathing space to control Saturday’s sprint race after Leclerc and Sainz were compromised by an intense fight for second in the early laps.
After a close battle at Turn 4 resulted in Sainz losing ground, Leclerc was able to run in clear air in his pursuit of the leader.
PRIME: Why Ferrari can take it to the wire in Austria despite Verstappen's sprint ...

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Throughout the Austria F1 race weekend, a number of fans have posted on social media about harassment they have experienced, including the use of homophobic and racist slurs, catcalling and other abusive comments.
The fan reports were passed on to F1, which responded with a statement that it would be taking further action.
“We have been made aware of reports that some fans have been ...

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As part of the FIA’s effort to stamp out excessive porpoising, it is also tightening up on floor stiffness to ensure there is a level playing field between teams.
There have been suspicions that some squads have found clever ways to run their cars lower to the ground than their rivals through more flexible floor components.
By running a less stiff floor, teams are able to be more ...

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start the race from pole position after a dominant drive in Saturday's Sprint.
The Ferraris of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will line up second and third respectively and aiming to take some points off Verstappen, who leads the championship by 38 points going into Red Bull's home race.
George Russell will be the top Mercedes driver on the grid in fourth ...

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Officials were forced to abandon the start procedure for the 24-lap sprint at the Red Bull Ring when Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu slowed and lost power at the final corner.
It resulted in an extra formation lap being called, giving time for Zhou to get his car back going and rejoin at the back of the field, as well as reducing the sprint race distance to 23 laps.
Following the chequered ...

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The reaction of a crowd that is heavily populated by Dutch fans was very obvious after Hamilton crashed in the decisive Q3 session.
The incident came after Verstappen was the subject of regular booing during the British GP weekend. A spin in the wet qualifying session also generated cheers, as did news of his problems in the Silverstone race.
Speaking after finishing eighth in Saturday's ...

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The FIA summoned Aston Martin F1 driver Vettel on Saturday evening after the sprint race over an alleged breach of the International Sporting Code relating to behaviour in the drivers' briefing.
It is understood that tensions flared over the current implementation of rules and officiating, resulting in Vettel storming out of the meeting.
Following a hearing on Saturday after the sprint race ...

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The FIA handed Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel a suspended €25,000 fine over his behaviour in Friday's briefing at the Red Bull Ring, which is understood to have seen tensions flare over how races are being officiated, resulting in Vettel storming out.
Since the start of the season and the axing of former race director Michael Masi, the FIA has used two race directors, rotating between ...

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The Haas pair ran line astern in the early stages of Saturday’s sprint contest at the Red Bull Ring as they vied for seventh.
As Hamilton latched onto the back of them in his Mercedes in the second half of the race, Schumacher was forced to drive defensively to hold onto eighth place.
But as he did this, he slid out of Magnussen's DRS range and asked the team to slow the Dane down to give ...

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Verstappen charged to victory in the sprint race at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday after opening an early gap over the pursuing Leclerc and Sainz.
The Dutchman had been given extra breathing space to control his pace at the front after Leclerc and Sainz compromised their pace with an intense fight for second place in the early laps.
After a close battle between the pair at Turn 4 resulted in ...

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The Aston Martin driver will see the stewards at 6pm local time at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday for an incident that happened during the drivers' briefing which took place after qualifying on Friday evening at the track.
It remains unclear what the details are behind the stewards hearing, with the FIA bulletin stating: "Alleged breach of Article 12.2.1 f) of the International Sporting Code and ...

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As the grid was vacated before the start, Alonso's car was left on the grid on its jacks with the tyre blankets still attached, as the team was frantically trying to solve a technical issue on the car.
But as the grid was led around for another formation lap due to Zhou Guanyu's engine shut-off, buying Alpine more time, Alonso didn't manage to start from the pitlane because his car failed to ...

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The Red Bull driver needed to defend into Turn 1 and 3 against an initially strong Ferrari threat, but as Leclerc and Carlos Sainz went wheel-to-wheel, the defending champion was able to march away to a relatively smooth triumph.
The start was delayed and an extra formation lap called when Zhou Guanyu momentarily lost drive out of the final corner on his way to the grid when his engine briefly ...

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Carlos Sainz scored his maiden F1 race win last Sunday at the British Grand Prix, overtaking Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc following the safety car restart. Ferrari had opted to pit Sainz for fresh soft tyres while leaving race leader Leclerc out on worn hards due to his track position advantage.
Leclerc was visibly disappointed after the race and was seen deep in conversation with Ferrari ...

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Zhou escaped from a horrifying crash just after the start at Silverstone when he was flipped over on the run away from the lights.
His Alfa Romeo skidded upside down along the asphalt circuit before skipping across a gravel trap and rolling over a tyre barrier at Abbey corner.
While F1’s safety structures ensured Zhou did not suffer any injuries in the accident, a key focus of the FIA’s ...

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