Six-times world champ Hamilton wins Styrian Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Styria Formula One Grand Prix, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus in Spielberg, Styria, Austria, on July 12, 2020. (Reuters)

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to celebrate his 85th career victory and move a step closer to Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 91.

Team mate Valtteri Bottas, winner of last weekend’s season-opener behind closed doors at the same Austrian circuit, was runner-up with his championship lead cut to six points.

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished third at his team’s home Red Bull Ring.

Struggling Ferrari provided a major talking point with Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel colliding on the opening lap and both retiring from the race.

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Last Update: Sunday, 12 July 2020 KSA 18:42 - GMT 15:42
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