Top ten pictures from the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix weekend.

Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll, Williams, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Lance Stroll, Williams, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Lance Stroll brought some encouragement to Williams by dragging the FW41 into Q2, but it was all downhill from there.

Start

Start, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Start, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Kimi Raikkonen almost split the Mercedes drivers at the start but slipped back.

Start

Start, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Start, Red Bull Ring, 2018

As the field hammered up the hill Fernando Alonso left the pits and began his pursuit of them.

Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen

Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Raikkonen was unable to shake off the attention of Max Verstappen on the first lap. Their wheel-banging first-lap exchange decided the winner of the race.

Nico Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg, Renault, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Nico Hulkenberg, Renault, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Nico Hulkenberg’s Renault expired in spectacular fashion.

Fernando Alonso and Charles Leclerc

Fernando Alonso, Charles Leclerc, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Fernando Alonso, Charles Leclerc, Red Bull Ring, 2018

After nursing his tyres for many laps, Alonso let rip and made his way up to eighth place.

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Verstappen’s fans saw him go no further than turn one at the Austrian Grand Prix last year – this time he rewarded them with a victory.

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Sebastian Vettel unexpectedly re-took the championship lead following Lewis Hamilton’s shock retirement.

Dietrich Mateschitz and Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Red Bull Ring, 2018

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz makes few appearances at races, but he was present at his round of the championship to see his team win.

Haas

Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen, Haas, Red Bull Ring, 2018
Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen, Haas, Red Bull Ring, 2018

In their 50th grand prix, Haas celebrated their best ever result with fourth and fifth place.

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3 comments on “Top ten pictures from the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix”

  1. Great compilation of images especially the bottom two.

  2. Dietrich Mateschitz and Max Verstappen. Like two old mate cheering while lots of strangers watching…

  3. No pic of Vettel’s masterpiece on Hamilton?…

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