Sunday, 9 July 2017

F1: VALTTERI BOTTAS WINS THE AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX


Mercedes-AMG driver Valtteri Bottas has just won the Austrian Grand Prix the home of Red Bull...
Bottas fended off Sebastian Vettel to win the Austrian GP making him a championship contender with 35 point behind the leader Vettel...

Sebastian Vettel thinks Bottas jumped the start and got an unfair advantage but the stewards say he did not...


Lewis Hamilton started 8th due to a gearbox change and finished 4th...He tried to pass Ricciardo towads the end in a DRS zone on the last lap but failed to get a podium finish...

Hamilton is behind Sebastian Vettel by 20 points...

It would have been Hamiltons 5th straight podium but it was not so...There was a crash during lap 10 that was caused by Daniil Kvyat from the Toro Rosso team who got a pit lane penalty for the incident...

Max Verstappen was caught in the mix and had to bail out for the 5th time this year...

Alonso was also forced to retire...




Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen finished 5th followed by Romain Grosjean from Haas and Sergio Perez from Force India.