Red Bull's Verstappen wins F1 Austrian Grand Prix

23-year-old Dutch driver wins back-to-back races in Austria's Spielberg

Can Erözden   | 05.07.2021
Red Bull's Verstappen wins F1 Austrian Grand Prix


Red Bull Racing Honda's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix in the Formula One World Championship on Sunday, his back-to-back victory in Austria.

Verstappen, 23, ended the race in the first position in Spielberg's Red Bull Ring, completing the 71-lap Austrian GP in one hour, 23 minutes and 54 seconds.

Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas came in second, ending the race 17.9 seconds behind Verstappen in the round nine.

McLaren driver Lando Norris from UK was third to make it to the podium. Norris was two seconds behind Bottas.

Seven-time world champion Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton came in fourth.

Verstappen had also won the previous Grand Prix (round eight) in Spielberg on June 27.

The Round 10 – Pirelli British Grand Prix – in the Formula One will be run in the UK on July 18.

Top 5 Driver Standings

1. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 182 points

2. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 150

3. Sergio Perez (Mexico): 104

4. Lando Norris (Great Britain): 101

5. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 92

Constructor Standings

1. Red Bull: 286

2. Mercedes: 242

3. McLaren: 141

4. Ferrari: 122

5. AlphaTauri: 48​​​​​​​

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