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Russian Grand Prix 2018

Fastest Lap Bottas
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



2 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Valtteri Bottas
Lights to flag? Nope!
19th to 5th14Most Places Gained:
Max Verstappen
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: France with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 38, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPoints
11stL. Hamilton25
12ndV. Bottas18 ()
-3rdS. Vettel15
-4thK. Räikkönen12
145thM. Verstappen10
126thD. Ricciardo8
-7thC. Leclerc6
38thK. Magnussen4
39thE. Ocon2
210thS. Perez1
211thR. Grosjean
-12thN. Hulkenberg
313thM. Ericsson
214thF. Alonso
115thL. StrollWilliams
116thS. Vandoorne
617thC. Sainz Jnr
518thS. SirotkinWilliams
2DNFP. Gasly
-DNFB. Hartley

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

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