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The 2017 Austrian Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Großer Preis von Österreich 2017) was a Formula One motor race that took place on 9 July 2017 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The race, which was contested over seventy-one laps, was the ninth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship, and marked the 31st running of the Austrian Grand Prix and the 30th time it had been held as a round of the Formula One World Championship since the series inception in 1950, every time at Spielberg using the current or former variations of this circuit.

2017 Austrian Grand Prix
Race 9 of 20 in the 2017 Formula One World Championship
Layout of the Red Bull Ring
Layout of the Red Bull Ring
Race details
Date 9 July 2017
Official name Formula 1 Großer Preis von Österreich 2017[1][2][3]
Location Red Bull Ring
Spielberg, Styria, Austria
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.318 km (2.683 mi)
Distance 71 laps, 306.452 km (190.420 mi)
Weather Partly cloudy
Attendance 145,000[4]
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:04.251
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
Time 1:07.411 on lap 69
Podium
First Mercedes
Second Ferrari
Third Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel entered the round as the championship leader, with a 14-point advantage over Lewis Hamilton, and extended it to 20 points. Mercedes led Ferrari by 24 points in the Constructors' standings at the start of the round, and extended it to 33 points.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:05.760 1:04.316 1:04.251 1
2 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:05.585 1:04.772 1:04.293 2
3 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:05.064 1:04.800 1:04.424 81
4 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:05.148 1:05.004 1:04.779 3
5 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:05.854 1:05.161 1:04.896 4
6 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:05.779 1:04.948 1:04.983 5
7 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:05.902 1:05.319 1:05.480 6
8 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:05.975 1:05.435 1:05.605 7
9 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:06.033 1:05.550 1:05.674 9
10 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso 1:05.675 1:05.544 1:05.726 10
11 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:06.174 1:05.597 11
12 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda 1:06.158 1:05.602 12
13 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Honda 1:06.316 1:05.741 13
14 26   Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:05.990 1:05.884 14
15 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:06.143 No time 15
16 30   Jolyon Palmer Renault 1:06.345 16
17 19   Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1:06.534 17
18 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:06.608 18
19 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:06.857 19
20 94   Pascal Wehrlein Sauber-Ferrari 1:07.011 PL2
107% time: 1:09.618
Source:[5]
Notes
  • ^1Lewis Hamilton received a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change.
  • ^2Pascal Wehrlein was required to start from pit lane, as his car was modified while under Parc Fermé conditions.

RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 71 1:21:48.523 1 25
2 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 71 +0.658 2 18
3 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 71 +6.012 4 15
4 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 71 +7.430 8 12
5 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 71 +20.370 3 10
6 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 71 +1:13.160 6 8
7 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 70 +1 Lap 7 6
8 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 70 +1 Lap 9 4
9 19   Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 70 +1 Lap 17 2
10 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 70 +1 Lap 18 1
11 30   Jolyon Palmer Renault 70 +1 Lap 16
12 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Honda 70 +1 Lap 13
13 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 70 +1 Lap 11
14 94   Pascal Wehrlein Sauber-Ferrari 70 +1 Lap PL
15 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 69 +2 Laps 19
16 26   Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 68 +3 Laps 14
Ret 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso 44 Engine 10
Ret 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 29 Hydraulics 15
Ret 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda 1 Collision damage 12
Ret 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 0 Collision damage 5
Source:[6]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austria". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2017 Formula 1 World Championship Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Red Bull Ring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  4. ^ "F1 reveals overall rise in 2017 attendance". Gpupdate.net. 8 December 2017. Archived from the original on 9 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Österreich 2017 – Qualifying". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 8 July 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Österreich 2017 – Race Result". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Austria 2017 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 8 March 2019.

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