2019 Austrian Grand Prix
The 2019 Austrian Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 myWorld Großer Preis von Österreich 2019) was a Formula One motor race held on 30 June 2019 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The race was contested over seventy-one laps and was the ninth round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship. The race marked the 33rd running of the Austrian Grand Prix and the 32nd time it has been held as a round of the Formula One World Championship since the series’ inception in 1950. The victory of Max Verstappen in the Red Bull Racing RB15 was the first win for a Honda-powered F1 car since Jenson Button in the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix and also becoming the first non-Mercedes driver to win a race in 2019.
|2019 Austrian Grand Prix|
Race 9 of 21 in the 2019 Formula One World Championship|
Layout of the Red Bull Ring
|Date||30 June 2019|
|Official name||Formula 1 myWorld Großer Preis von Österreich 2019|
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||Sunny, 36C (97F)|
|Driver||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing-Honda|
|Time||1:07.475 on lap 60|
|First||Red Bull Racing-Honda|
Championship standings before the raceEdit
Heading into the race Lewis Hamilton had a 36-point advantage over team mate Valtteri Bottas in the Drivers' Championship. In the Constructors' Championship Mercedes held a 140-point advantage over Ferrari.
The drivers and teams entered were the same as those on the season entry list with no additional stand-in drivers for either the race or practice.
Carlos Sainz Jr. and Alexander Albon were required to start from the back of the grid for exceeding their quotas for power unit components. Nico Hülkenberg and Kevin Magnussen received five-place grid penalties for exceeding their quota for power unit components and for a gearbox change, respectively.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in first practice with Sebastian Vettel second. Valtteri Bottas was third ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in fourth. Second practice was eventful as Vettel spun and both Bottas and Max Verstappen crashed. Leclerc was fastest ahead of Bottas, Pierre Gasly and Hamilton. In third practice Leclerc was fastest again ahead of Hamilton, Bottas and Vettel.
|3||33||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing-Honda||1:03.807||1:03.835||1:03.439||2|
|7||7||Kimi Räikkönen||Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari||1:04.615||1:04.056||1:04.166||6|
|8||99||Antonio Giovinazzi||Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari||1:04.450||1:04.194||1:04.179||7|
|9||10||Pierre Gasly||Red Bull Racing-Honda||1:04.412||1:03.988||1:04.199||8|
|10||5||Sebastian Vettel||Ferrari||1:04.430||1:03.667||No time||9|
|13||23||Alexander Albon||Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda||1:04.708||1:04.665||N/A||184|
|15||55||Carlos Sainz Jr.||McLaren-Renault||1:04.453||1:13.601||N/A||194|
|16||11||Sergio Pérez||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes||1:04.789||N/A||N/A||13|
|17||18||Lance Stroll||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes||1:04.832||N/A||N/A||14|
|18||26||Daniil Kvyat||Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda||1:05.324||N/A||N/A||16|
|107% time: 1:08.273|
- ^1 – Lewis Hamilton received a three-place grid penalty for impeding Kimi Räikkönen during qualifying. However, because of the way the penalties were applied, Hamilton dropped two places instead of three and he would start fourth.
- ^2 – Kevin Magnussen received a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change.
- ^3 – Nico Hülkenberg received a five-place grid penalty for exceeding his quota for power unit components.
- ^4 – Alexander Albon and Carlos Sainz Jr. were required to start from the back of the grid for exceeding their quotas for power unit components.
- ^5 – George Russell received a three-place grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat during qualifying. Additionally, he was required to start from the pit lane for changing his front wing under parc fermé conditions.
Max Verstappen won the race for Red Bull. This marked the first win for a Honda-powered F1 car since Jenson Button in the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix and the race was also the first race this season not to be won by a Mercedes driver as Valtteri Bottas finished in third and Lewis Hamilton in fifth. Antonio Giovinazzi scored his first ever career points in Formula One by finishing tenth place.
- ^1 – Includes one point for fastest lap.
Championship standings after the raceEdit
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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