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Austrian Grand Prix driver ratings
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Jul 1, 2019, 10:32 AM

A pair of former teammates earn top marks - and three more drivers come close - in our Formula 1 driver ratings for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, in the drivers parade

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images

Austria is not always a happy hunting ground for Hamilton and his good qualifying effort was undermined by a grid penalty for impeding Raikkonen in Q1. Ran third in the first stint but ran wide exiting Turn 10, which forced a stop for a new front wing and relegated him to fifth. Picked up a place when Vettel made a second stop.

VERDICT: Did what he could in qualifying and was limited by cooling troubles in the race, but the impeding incident and the wing-damaging error made it an unusually scruffy weekend.

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Series Formula 1
Event Austrian GP
Sub-event Race
Author Edd Straw
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