Gp Austria, Verstappen triumphs

Max Verstappen confirms the overwhelming power of his Red Bull in the Austrian GP, ​​the ninth round of the Formula One season. The Dutch driver triumphs at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg crowning a perfect weekend that began with pole position and ended with first place on the podium, the fifth success of the season for him, ahead of Bottas ‘Mercedes and Lando Norris’ McLaren. Complicated Sunday for Hamilton who, after starting from the second row, managed to move up to second position only to finish fourth penalized by a problem with his car. Carlos Sainz’s Ferrari fifth. Max Verstappen starts well maintaining the position conquered yesterday with pole in front of Lando Norris’ McLaren and teammate Sergio Perez, Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes fourth. Race immediately ‘frozen’ for the entry of the safety car due to an accident at Esteban Ocon’s Alpine. On the fourth lap the race resumes with the Dutchman in front and Perez blowing the second place to Norris only to end up in the gravel and start again from the tenth place, behind the McLaren there is Hamilton and then Bottas. fast trying to outdistance the pursuers. Further back 11th place for Leclerc’s Ferrari, 13th Sainz. Between Red Bull and Norris there are already 3 seconds behind with Hamilton less than a second behind McLaren. Hamilton loses ground and has to overtake Norris to try to aim for the world leader. Behind Leclerc recovers ground and is eighth ahead of Perez. Ricciardo also advances who overtakes Vettel taking the fifth position, the German stops in the pits for the pit stop being overtaken by Leclerc, Perez and Sainz. Perez. Between the 7 times world champion and Verstappen the gap is almost 10 seconds. Continue to press Verstappen on the accelerator which brings the gap from Hamilton to 11 seconds. The voiceovers begin while behind it is a brawl between Ricciardo, fifth, Leclerc and Perez.

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