Race Notes – Verstappen dominates Styrian GP

Max Verstappen won the Steiermark Grand Prix wire-to-wire in his Red Bull-Honda, 35.743 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton in second in his Mercedes GP. On lap 4 Verstappen sets fast lap at 1m09.606, and has a 2.5 second lead. On lap 29 Hamilton pits from second for hard tyres and rejoins in the same place. On lap 30 Verstappen pits from the lead for hard tyres and stays in the lead ahead of Hamilton. On lap 33 Hamilton sets fast lap at 1m08.362s, and is 4.4 seconds behind Verstappen. At lap 57 Verstappen leads Hamilton by 8.9 seconds followed by Bottas (36.0s), Perez (51.9s), Norris (1 lap), Sainz, Stroll, Leclerc, Alonso and Tsunoda in tenth place. At lap 65 Verstappen leads Hamilton by 14.2 seconds, followed by Bottas (41.2s), Perez (49.9s), Norris (1 lap), Sainz, Leclerc, Stroll, Alonso and Tsunoda in tenth place.

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