2017 Austrian Grand Prix interactive lap charts

2017 Austrian Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton’s prediction that he would find it harder to make up places in the Austrian Grand Prix than he did three years ago proved true.

Start, Red Bull Ring, 2017
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From eighth on the grid he managed to finish fourth. He took second in 2014 having started one place lower.

Significantly, he didn’t make as good a start as he did three years ago. He picked up just one place, from Max Verstappen’s slow-starting Red Bull, and had to make the rest of his passes on the track and through the pits.

He came close to pinching third off Daniel Ricciardo on the penultimate lap but had to settle for fourth place.

The biggest movers during the race were the Williams pair, who gained almost all of their places on the first lap as chaos unfolded in front of them. From 17th and 18th on the grid the pair snuck into the top ten.

2017 Austrian Grand Prix lap chart

The positions of each driver on every lap. Click name to highlight, right-click to reset. Toggle drivers using controls below:

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Position change

DriverStart positionLap one position changeRace position change
Lewis Hamilton814
Valtteri Bottas100
Daniel Ricciardo411
Max Verstappen5
Sebastian Vettel200
Kimi Raikkonen3-2-2
Sergio Perez710
Esteban Ocon911
Felipe Massa1778
Lance Stroll1878
Fernando Alonso12-7
Stoffel Vandoorne13-11
Carlos Sainz Jnr101
Daniil Kvyat14-4-2
Romain Grosjean620
Kevin Magnussen152
Nico Hulkenberg11-4-2
Jolyon Palmer1645
Marcus Ericsson1934
Pascal Wehrlein2036

2017 Austrian Grand Prix race chart

The gaps between each driver on every lap compared to the leader’s average lap time. Very large gaps omitted. Scroll to zoom, drag to pan and right-click to reset. Toggle drivers using controls below:

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Keith Collantine
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One comment on “2017 Austrian Grand Prix interactive lap charts”

  1. I don’t know how the strategy played its role, but if Red Bull were able to finish the race this close to the leaders at a power circuit, maybe during the second half of the season we’ll have all 3 teams battling it out together. Hungary will be a blast for them.

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