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

PosNoDriverTeamTimeLapsGridPts
144United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes01:22:50.68371
1
25
277Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes01:23:04.40271
4
18
333Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull01:23:24.38171
2
15
423Thailand Alexander Albon
Austria Red Bull01:23:35.08371
6
12
54United Kingdom Lando Norris
United Kingdom McLaren01:23:52.15371
9
10
611Mexico Sergio Pérez
United Kingdom Racing Point01:23:53.07071
17
8
718Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom Racing Point01:23:53.13671
12
6
83Australia Daniel Ricciardo
France Renault01:23:53.27471
8
4
955Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
United Kingdom McLaren01:23:09.72670
3
3
1026Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy AlphaTauri01:23:20.93470
13
1
117Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Switzerland Alfa Romeo01:23:28.80270
16
0
1220Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States Haas01:23:29.07370
15
0
138France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas01:23:29.61870
20
0
1499Italy Antonio Giovinazzi
Switzerland Alfa Romeo01:23:34.37370
19
0
1510France Pierre Gasly
Italy AlphaTauri01:23:49.17070
7
0
1663United Kingdom George Russell
United Kingdom Williams01:22:52.83069
11
0
176Canada Nicholas Latifi
United Kingdom Williams01:22:56.47469
18
0
DNF31France Esteban Ocon
France RenaultCooling25
5
0
DNF16Monaco Charles Leclerc
Italy FerrariCollision damage4
14
0
DNF5Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy FerrariCollision damage1
10
0

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



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