Austrian Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Verstappen
Best Race Team Red Bull
Best Quali Team Mercedes



0 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Charles Leclerc
Lights to flag? Nope!
19th to 8th11Most Places Gained:
Carlos Sainz Jnr
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: Great Britain with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 39, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
11stM. VerstappenRed Bull25 ( +1)
12ndC. LeclercFerrari18
-3rdV. BottasMercedes15
54thS. VettelFerrari12
15thL. HamiltonMercedes10
16thL. NorrisMcLaren8+1 Lap
17thP. GaslyRed Bull6+1 Lap
118thC. Sainz JnrMcLaren4+1 Lap
39thK. RäikkönenAlfa Romeo Racing2+1 Lap
310thA. GiovinazziAlfa Romeo Racing1+1 Lap
211thS. PerezRacing Point+1 Lap
-12thD. RicciardoRenault+1 Lap
213thN. HulkenbergRenault+1 Lap
-14thL. StrollRacing Point+1 Lap
315thA. AlbonToro Rosso+1 Lap
516thR. GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+1 Lap
117thD. KvyatToro Rosso+1 Lap
218thG. RussellWilliams+2 Laps
919thK. MagnussenHaas F1 Team+2 Laps
320thR. KubicaWilliams+3 Laps

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

Ferrari Leclerc 1
Red Bull Verstappen 2
Mercedes Bottas 3
Mercedes Hamilton 4
McLaren Norris 5
Alfa Romeo Racing Räikkönen 6
Alfa Romeo Racing Giovinazzi 7
Red Bull Gasly 8
Ferrari Vettel 9
Haas F1 Team Magnussen 10
Haas F1 Team Grosjean 11
Renault Ricciardo 12
Racing Point Perez 13
Racing Point Stroll 14
Renault Hulkenberg 15
Toro Rosso Kvyat 16
Williams Kubica 17
Toro Rosso Albon 18
McLaren Sainz Jnr 19
Williams Russell 20

Race News

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