Event: Styrian Grand Prix
Track: Red Bull Ring

2020 Styrian Grand Prix Race Results

Lewis Hamilton wins his first race of 2020

Weather: Dry 20°C
Tarmac: Dry 39.3°C
Humidity: 35.3%
Wind: 1.3 m/s ZE
Pressure: 945.9 bar

Lewis Hamilton won the 2020 Styrian F1 GP. He started from pole and won his 85th F1 race in Spielberg. It was the 103rd victory for Mercedes and Hamilton's first win of the 2020 season.

The first and maybe only Styrian Grand Prix started on time under perfect weather circumstances and started clean. All cars got through turn 1 clean. The embattled Ferrari team who got started from the worst positions in years even got worse, when Charles Leclerc went for gap at his team mate that wasn't there and collided with Sebastian Vettel.

The outcome was that Sebastian Vettel's rear wing got heavenly damaged and had to retire. A safety car was send on to the track to clean the track of debris. Both Ferrari drivers returned to the pits for repairs. Leclerc got a new front wing, but also had to retire in lap 5.

In lap 6 Valtteri Bottas passed the Mclaren of Carlos Sainz for 3rd position. The gap between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen was around 2.5 seconds in lap 11. Sergio Perez was chasing Lando Norris for one point of P10. The Mexican outbraked the McLaren of Norris in turn 3 and drove of in his much faster Racing Point.

2020 Styrian F1 GP Animated Timelapse

Start of the Race cars going into turn 1

Both Renault drivers also were fighting for position. Daniel Ricciardo had started the race on medium tyres, while is team mate Esteban Ocon was on the softer red tyres. Ricciardo already was already in lap 6 telling his team on the radio he had more pace than Ocon. In lap 19 the Australian driver passed his team mate for P6.

Verstappen was the first to do a pitstop for new medium tyres, the Dutchman pitted in lap 25. One lap later Ocon also drove into the pits, but not for new tyres. He had to retire the Renault race car. Hamilton did his pitstop in lap 28 as leader and also returned to the track in front of verstappen. The Red Bull driver had gained 1 second on the Mercedes now.

Bottas went for new tyres in lap 34. He also switched to mediums. He returned to the track as 3rd in front of Alexander Albon's Red Bull. The Thai driver did his pitstop for mediums one lap later.

Both pink Racing Points drivers drove a very strong race. Sergio Perez overtook 12 drivers and finished on P5. Mercedes driver Hamilton drove from start to finish as race leader. He never was under threat by Verstappen. In lap 65 Bottas got in the DRS zone of his Dutch rival to have go on P2. He overtook him on the straight towards turn 4, but Verstappen didn't heal and retook his P2. The Finn had to really battle for P2.

In lap 69 Verstappen went in to get a new set of soft tyres to try earn an extra point for the fastest lap, which didn't won.


Styrian F1 GP Results
FP1 2020 Styria
FP2 2020 Styria
FP3 2020 Styria
Qualifying 2020 Styria
Start grid 2020 Styria

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Classification 2020 Styrian GP

P No Driver Team Time Laps Grid Pts
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes 01:22:50.683 71
2 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes 01:23:04.402 71
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull 01:23:24.381 71
4 23 Thailand Alex Albon
Austria Red Bull 01:23:35.083 71
5 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris
United Kingdom McLaren 01:23:52.153 71
6 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez
United Kingdom Racing Point 01:23:53.070 71
7 18 Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom Racing Point 01:23:53.136 71
8 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo
France Renault 01:23:53.274 71
9 55 Spain Carlos Sainz
United Kingdom McLaren 01:23:09.726 70
10 26 Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy AlphaTauri 01:23:20.934 70
11 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Switzerland Alfa Romeo 01:23:28.802 70
12 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States Haas 01:23:29.073 70
13 8 France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas 01:23:29.618 70
14 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi
Switzerland Alfa Romeo 01:23:34.373 70
15 10 France Pierre Gasly
Italy AlphaTauri 01:23:49.170 70
16 63 United Kingdom George Russell
United Kingdom Williams 01:22:52.830 69
17 6 Canada Nicholas Latifi
United Kingdom Williams 01:22:56.474 69
DNF 31 France Esteban Ocon
France Renault Cooling 25
DNF 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc
Italy Ferrari Collision damage 4
DNF 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari Collision damage 1

Fastest lap: 1:05.619 min by Carlos Sainz, McLaren MCL35 in lap 68

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