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30 Jun 20:18 Max Verstappen retained his victory for Red Bull in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix following a stewards' hearing, which confirmed the result nearly three hours after the race ended.
30 Jun 20:10 Max Verstappen retained his victory for Red Bull in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix following a stewards' hearing, which confirmed the result nearly three hours after the race ended.The 21-year-old Dutchman won the race after forcing his way past Charles Leclerc's Ferrari in a wheel-bashing passing move two laps from the end of a thrilling race.
30 Jun 17:58 Despite a controversial shunt at the end, it's still worth noting that Verstappen overtook the following drivers - Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas, Leclerc
30 Jun 16:57 Thank you for joining us for the 2019 Austrian GP weekend.
30 Jun 16:57 Red Bull's Max Verstappen grabbed an epic victory at the Austrian GP with an incredible wheel-to-wheel battle with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.
30 Jun 16:35 Stewards looking at the incident between Leclerc and Verstappen.
30 Jun 16:35 And he has done it! Max Verstappen wins a hard-fought victory in Austria
30 Jun 16:33 Leclerc - "What the hell was that?!" expressing his displeasure as he bangs wheels with Versatppen.
30 Jun 16:32 Max Verstappen leads the Austrian GP!
30 Jun 16:30 Leclerc doing everything he can to fend off Verstappen as the pair go wheel-to-wheel during the final laps of the race.
30 Jun 16:28 Leclerc's lead cut down to 1.2seconds to Verstappen. Can the Ferrari rookie hold on?
30 Jun 16:23 The Ferrari of Leclerc continues to show incredible pace - leads Verstappen by more than 4 seconds. It has been the youngest front row in F1's history.
30 Jun 16:21 Lap 60/71 Leclerc, Verstappen, Bottas, Hamilton - Verstappen chasing race-leader Leclerc (4seconds ahead) as we head into the final 11 laps of an incredible race. Bottas is in 3rd place with Hamilton trailing far behind in 4th.
30 Jun 16:18 It's game on for Verstappen as he closes on Leclerc - 5seconds ahead. 
30 Jun 16:17 Verstappen manages to clear Bottas to grab 2nd place!!!
30 Jun 16:16 oh no, Verstappen says he is "losing power".
30 Jun 16:15 Lap 55 Leclerc, Bottas, Verstappen, Hamilton - Leclerc continues to hold on with Bottas 4s behind. Verstappen grabbed 3rd place from Vettel and closing on Bottas. Hamilton is 14s behind the race-leader in 4th place. Incredible. 
30 Jun 16:11 Vettel pits for a second time after being overtaken.
30 Jun 16:10 Well done Verstappen, manages to pass Vettel for 3rd place on lap 50!
30 Jun 16:09 Wow, what a push by Verstappen, seeing a podium in sight if he can just pass Vettel.
30 Jun 16:06 Lap 46/71 Leclerc, Bottas, Vettel, Verstappen, Hamilton - Rookie Charles Leclerc looks to be in command, 2.6s ahead of Bottas. Ferrari's Vettel suffered a disastrous pit stop but has done well to grab 3rd place and is gaining on Bottas who is 1s ahead.
FINISH Anyway, keep an eye out to see the result of the investigation. Next up is Silverstone in two weeks, and if it's even half as good as today, I'll be a happy man indeed. See you then.
FINISH Well, what a race that was. An unbelievable drive from Verstappen gives him his second, and very much deserved, win at the Red Bull Ring. Lets just hope that FIA don't ruin the best race of the season and dampen the mood at Austria. Just to be clear, there was absolutely nothing wrong with the move.
FINISH The remaining order was: PER, RIC, HUL, STR, ALB, GRO, KVY, RUS, MAG, KUB.
FINISH A good day too for Alfa Romeo, with Raikkonen and Giovinazzi P9 and P10.
FINISH An even more impressive drive from Sainz, who gained 11 places to get a decent haul of points.
FINISH Lando Norris put in an excellent drive to get P6. The same can't be said for Gasly, who finished P7 and was lapped by his team-mate.
FINISH Bottas just about holds Vettel to get P3, while Hamilton is some way off in P5.
FINISH Leclerc finishes in P2, with the move Verstappen pulled on him under investigation. Come on stewards, don't be stupid...
FINISH And Max Verstappen wins the Austrian Grand Prix!
Lap 71 And Vettel passes Hamilton, F1 is great, eh?
Lap 70 Verstappen takes the lead! He dives down the inside and battles his way past!
Lap 69 Incredible racing by the two youngsters! Verstappen gets his nose ahead but Leclerc comes back at him!
Lap 68 Leclerc survives the attacks this lap, but it's looking inevitable now...
Lap 66 Leclerc tells his engineer to leave him alone.
Lap 66 Verstappen has DRS now, with Leclerc in a Red Bull sandwich...
Lap 65 Leclerc coming up to lap Gasly. Come on Pierre, do something for your team, for once.
Lap 63 You know what I said on Lap 40? Well, yeah, you can get your hopes up now, Dutchies. Gap is down to three seconds.
Lap 62 Leclerc leads Verstappen by 3.8 seconds.
Lap 61 Sainz is catching Gasly rapidly now, in a McLaren, having started from the back. A weekly reminder that Red Bull chose the latter to fill their vacant seat over the Spaniard.
Lap 60 Isn't it nice to have a race like this? Come on Ferrari and Red Bull, compete like this every race, please.
Lap 57 He's five seconds off Leclerc with 15 laps to go.
Lap 56 Well, it seems to have been fixed, as he takes Bottas on the inside of Turn 2!
Lap 55 Verstappen reporting a loss of power, oh no...
Lap 54 Shout-out to Carlos Sainz, who started at the back of the grid but is now in P9 and chasing Raikkonen.
Lap 52 Vettel pits for soft tyres, so Ferrari are gambling in case the hard tyres of the other guys lose grip. He'll now chase down Hamilton.
Lap 51 Next up is Bottas, two seconds up the road.
Lap 50 He gets Vettel on the outside of Turn 4 and the crowd goes wild!
Lap 50 And again... The Ferrari's straight line speed is making life difficult for Verstappen.
Lap 49 Vettel fights off the first round of attacks.
Lap 47 DRS for the Dutchman now...
Lap 45 He's now set the fastest lap, and will soon be in Vettel's mirrors.
Lap 43 Verstappen now just 2.2 seconds off Vettel.
Lap 41 Further back, Norris is being held up by Ricciardo, who has yet to pit, and is now under pressure from Pierre Gasly.
Lap 40 Worth noting that of the top four, Verstappen has the freshest tyres by far. I don't want to get the many Dutch fans hopes up, but...
Lap 37 Leclerc meanwhile is quicker than the lot of them, opening up a five second gap of his own.
Lap 36 So, we have Vettel trying to close a five second gap to Bottas, and Verstappen trying to close a three second gap to Vettel. This will be fun.
Lap 33 The Dutchman does indeed. It's all gone wrong for Hamilton. Still, he was due some bad luck...
Lap 32 Hamilton now seven seconds behind Vettel, and Verstappen should come out in front of the Brit when he pits.
Lap 31 Hamilton pits and changes his wing, meaning he comes out behind Vettel! And by quite a bit too.
Lap 29 Hamilton losing almost a second a lap now, and will be coming in soon.
Lap 28 Hamilton has lost a lot of pace, and thinks it may be down to a damaged front wing.
Lap 27 Norris and Gasly both pit, with Raikkonen ending up between them again.
Lap 26 Hamilton says his tyres are still good, and is pushing to try and get the overcut on his team-mate.
Lap 24 Vettel has come out in traffic, behind Raikkonen and Norris. That looks like a terrible call by Ferrari.
Lap 23 Leclerc pits next, also onto the hard tyre.
Lap 22 Bottas and Vettel both pit, and Ferrari aren't ready for Vettel - he's kept waiting for 6.1 seconds.
Lap 21 Vettel now just two seconds behind Hamilton...
Lap 20 Vettel and Leclerc trading fastest laps now, far far quicker than Bottas and Hamilton.
Lap 19 Vettel told to push hard, which he seems capable of doing on 18 lap old soft tyres. Have Ferrari nailed their strategy for once?
Lap 17 Verstappen sets the fastest lap. He's four and a half seconds behind Vettel.
Lap 17 Things get better and better for Haas, as Magnussen has a drive-through penalty for not being in the correct position on the starting grid.
Lap 16 Norris has moved up to P6 thanks to a great move on Raikkonen.
Lap 13 The soft tyres seem to be holding up extremely well for the Ferraris, and are still as quick as the mediums, 13 laps in.
Lap 13 A moments thought for Grosjean and Magnussen, who's cars are once again failing to warm up the tyres at all. The former said on the radio that it feels like it's raining, so bad is the grip. The pair are currently P17 and P15.
Lap 10 The Dutchman does the exact same thing again to move past Kimi and into P5.
Lap 9 Verstappen meanwhile has passed Norris at Turn 3.
Lap 6 Vettel has now got Kimi for P4, what a start for the German.
Lap 4 Leclerc is flying at the front, and is already 2.4s clear.
Lap 4 Vettel takes Norris on the inside of Turn 3 and moves up to P5.
Lap 2 Leclerc leads Bottas and Hamilton, while Raikkonen is P4, Norris P5 and Vettel P6, being chased by Verstappen.
Lap 1 And we're off! Leclerc gets away excellently, but Verstappen bogs down and loses out to a huge number of cars!
14:08 Here we go then. Can Ferrari make their tyres last? Can Verstappen take his second consecutive victory here? Or will Mercedes continue their dominance? Let's find out...
14:58 Verstappen: "I don't know if we can win today, we haven't done a long run on the mediums, but we'll find out during the race..."
14:55 Austria, the home of so many world famous composers, have chosen to have a rock band perform the anthem, which is, different, to say the least...
14:55 The drivers are heading to the front for the national anthem, with Albon complaining that his feet are "on fire". Yup, it's really, really, hot.
14:50 Binotto, Ferrari's team principal, believes the soft tyre is the best strategy and will give them a considerable advantage in the first few laps.
14:44 In terms of strategy today, the Ferraris are the only drivers in the top three teams starting on the soft tyre. Assuming it's a one stop race, they'll be pitting earlier and will have to go longer on their second stint, which, um, doesn't sound great... Hopefully the soft proves durable, eh?
14:39 The front row today is the youngest ever in F1, and something tells me we'll be seeing that combination there for many years to come yet.
14:37 The cars are beginning to make their way round the track. Just over half an hour until lights out.
14:34 It's been a scorching weekend here, and the heatwave continues today. Air temperatures will be sat at around 35'C for the race, while track temperatures will exceed 50'C.
14:23 The rest of grid is: GRO, RIC, PER, STR, HUL, KVY, KUB, SAI, ALB, RUS (pit-lane)
14:20 Magnussen completes the top ten after an excellent Saturday performance where he finished P5, but has a five-place gird penalty for changing his gearbox.
14:18 P8 is Pierre Gasly, who's days at Red Bull are surely numbered unless he gets a great result today. To make matter worse, he has Sebastian Vettel right behind him, after an issue meant the German couldn't run in Q3.
14:16 Norris starts P5 instead, ahead of the Alfa Romeos of Raikkonen and Giovinazzi.
14:13 In all seriousness, the FIA have explained that Hamilton starts P4 as Magnussen dropped down from P5 due to his own grid penalty, and therefore left a space that Hamilton filled rather than Norris. Get it? Nope, me neither. Anyway, the Brit starts just behind his team-mate, Bottas.
14:11 Hamilton was handed a three-place grid penalty for blocking Raikkonen in Q1, and thus starts P4, because 2 + 3 = 4. No, hold on a second, that's not right...
14:08 Charles Leclerc stormed to pole without a real challenge, and will start just ahead of Max Verstappen who moves up to the front row thanks to a grid penalty for Lewis Hamilton.
14:00 It's not often we've been able to say this this season, but we should be in for one hell of a race this afternoon after how the grid shaped us yesterday.
13:30 Hello and welcome to round nine of the 2019 World Championship: the Austrian Grand Prix. It promises to be a cracker! We have lights out at 15:10 local time.
16:14 Well, with that grid, tomorrow could well be one hell of a race. The race starts at 15:10 local time, with our coverage beginning an hour before. See you there!
16:12 The full grid, with penalties applied, is: LEC, HAM, VER, BOT, NOR, RAI, GIO, GAS, VET, MAG, GRO, RIC, PER, STR, HUL, KVY, RUS, KUB, SAI, ALB.
16:06 Behind the top four, just a tenth separated the next five cars, with Magnussen coming out on top, ahead of Norris, Raikkonen, Giovinazzi and Gasly. Yet another poor day for the Red Bull man.
16:03 Hamilton managed to get himself up to P2, ahead of Verstappen and Bottas. Hamilton though may well get a penalty for blocking Raikkonen in Q1.
16:02 Charles Leclerc takes pole position!
15:59 Cars coming out for their final run.
15:58 Gasly is currently P5, ahead of Kimi, Giovinazzi, Norris and Magnussen.
15:57 Vettel is out of qualifying! The German gets out of his car due to an issue thus far unknown to us. Pole is Leclerc's for the taking.
15:56 Verstappen goes into P3 ahead of Hamilton.
15:55 Hamilton does a 1:03.900, Bottas a 1:03.559 and Leclerc a 1:03.208. Screw it guys, get your hopes up.
15:53 First time is set by Raikkonen, who does a 1:04.734.
15:50 Green lights for Q3, and immediately there is drama in the shape of Vettel's car, as the German seemingly has an issue.
15:44 The drivers knocked out are GRO, HUL, ALB, RIC and SAI.
15:42 Alfa Romeo go P7 and P8, as Ricciardo fails to improve.
15:41 Hulkenberg and Albon out.
15:41 Magnussen locks up and ruins his and Norris' laps, meaning neither will set another time.
15:38 Hamilton whinging and swearing on the radio, as per. He's very upset that nobody is giving him a slipstream.
15:36 Teams will have to start the race on the tyre they go fastest on in this session, so presumably, Ferrari intend to start tomorrow on the softs, unlike their rivals.
15:35 Five minutes to go, and the bottom five are HUL, ALB, GRO, RIC and SAI.
15:33 Grosjean has damaged his front wing on the kerbs and is having it changed.
15:30 But is quickly demoted by the Ferraris.
15:30 Verstappen goes purple with a 1:03.835, over a tenth quicker than Bottas.
15:29 Hamilton, Bottas and Verstappen are on medium tyres, while the Ferraris are on the softs.
15:27 The Silver Arrows are the first cars out for Q2, followed by the Ferraris and Verstappen.
15:21 So, the drivers out are PER, STR, KVY, RUS AND KUB. Verstappen tops the session ahead of Hamilton and Bottas who found pace in their last laps.
15:20 Stroll sent back down to P17, but Perez can only go P16. Both are out.
15:19 Stroll moves above his team-mate to P15.
15:17 One minute to go. Drop zone is still the same.
15:16 Bottas and Hamilton have both been told to rush back to the pits. It hasn't been a great session by their standards, and they may well need to go out again as times come tumbling down.
15:13 Verstappen splits the Ferraris, but he is on the quicker tyre compound.
15:12 Leclerc goes quicker with a 1:04.138 and Vettel follows to go P2, 0.202s slower.
15:11 He goes P3, behind Leclerc and Gasly. With all drivers on the board, the bottom five are the Williams cars, Stroll, Kvyat and Kimi.
15:09 Max Verstappen the last driver to set a time, but is on a flying lap now.
15:08 Leclerc puts in a 1:04.304 on the mediums, which will most likely put him through to Q2.
15:07 Raikkonen complaining about Hamilton blocking him. Alfa Romeo will report it to the stewards.
15:05 Top is Giovinazzi who does a 1:05.027, 0.284s quicker than team-mate Raikkonen.
15:02 Just a reminder - Alex Albon and Carlos Sainz will be starting from the back due to grid penalties, while Magnussen and Hulkenberg will be demoted five places each.
15:01 Here we go then - qualifying is underway. Robert Kubica is the first man out.
14:42 As expected, temperatures have risen since FP3, with air temperatures reaching 30'C and track temperatures set to exceed 50'C.
14:37 Elsewhere, McLaren looked extremely strong. Sainz may have a grid penalty, but don't be at all surprised if Norris manages to split the Red Bulls.
14:36 FP3 ended with Charles Leclerc fastest, ahead of Hamilton and Bottas. Let's not too carried away though, Mercedes often like to hold back a bit in practice, just to give us some false promise...
14:30 Hello and welcome back to the Red Bull for qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix! All times are local.
13:02 Well, a much less eventful practice session, and a much more useful one for the teams. It ends with Leclerc in P1 ahead of the Mercedes drivers. Can Ferrari maintain their advantage in qualifying? Probably not, but join us in two hours to find out.
13:01 The chequered flag is out.
12:54 There is absolutely nothing to choose between Gasly and the two McLarens. Red Bull will be thanking their lucky stars that Sainz has a grid penalty.
12:49 Leclerc goes even quicker and does a 1:03.987. Don't do that Ferrari. Don't give us hope.
12:46 Leclerc takes back top spot with a 1:04:120, and Hamilton quickly puts in his best lap to go 0.10s behind the Monegasque.
12:43 Gasly finally puts a lap in, and it puts him in P8, behind the McLarens.
12:42 Bottas goes top with a 1:04.221.
12:33 Norris is currently the best of the rest, sitting in P6 on the medium tyre.
12:30 Currently less than half a tenth between Bottas, Vettel and Verstappen. Wouldn't it be nice if qualifying was like this?
12:27 Leclerc goes even quicker with a 1:04.275, which is a rather good lap indeed.
12:23 Gasly reporting a loss of power. Things just keep getting better for the Frenchman... On the bright side, he did make it back to the pits.
12:22 The Ferraris respond with a 1:04.826 by Leclerc and a 1:05.103 by Vettel.
12:20 Bottas does a 1:05.510 on the soft tyre to go top.
12:15 Times are starting to come in, with Albon currently top with a 1:06.175.
12:03 And we're underway. Antonio Giovinazzi is the first car out.
11:58 The track temperature is a brisk 47'C. Green lights are imminent.
11:45 It's another hot day here in Spielberg, but slightly cooler than yesterday. The temperature is currently 22'C and is set to rise to 28'C for qualifying this afternoon.
11:40 All of this means that we're effectively going into today blind when it comes to figuring out a pecking order, as very few drivers managed to put together qualifying runs amid all the red flags. Expect that to change this morning.
11:35 Yesterday was the Formula 1 equivalent of the "game of two halves" cliche. FP1 was business as usual before drivers suddenly became magnetised to the barriers in FP2. Verstappen and Bottas both damaged their cars pretty severely in their respective crashes, while Vettel was inches away from doing the same.
11:30 Hello and welcome back to the Red Bull Ring for qualifying day. But before we get to that, there is a final hour of practice left to tweak and fine tune. All times are local and FP3 will get the green light in 30 minutes.
16:33 Presumably, we'll find out more tomorrow in FP3, which we'll begin to cover at 11:30 local time. See you there.
16:32 Well, in a session most notable for the crashes, Leclerc sets the fastest lap, ahead of Bottas and Gasly. It's fair to say not much can be read into the results in terms of qualifying pace...
16:31 The chequered flag is waving.
16:30 The drivers have all been doing race simulations for the last half an hour or so, and comparing Hamilton and Leclerc, the only remaining drivers of their respective teams, Hamilton is just under a second quicker on average.
16:23 Sainz has gone off into the gravel at Turn 6. No harm done though, as he makes the escape road.
16:22 The Sky commentators have been talking about the new F1 2019 video game for the last ten minutes, which says a lot about how much is going on on track. In all fairness, said game is downloading upstairs as we speak, so who am I to judge?
16:15 Due to all the incidents, no teams have managed to run qualifying situations, so we really are going into tomorrow blind - anything could happen! Well, asides from at the front. Mercedes will obviously be quickest.
16:01 Anyway, back to lap times. Leclerc is P1, having done a 1:05.086. Expect times to drop now, assuming we actually have a clean 30 minutes or so.
16:00 Having three drivers from the three top teams make such errors is strange, to say the least. Is the wind playing havoc?
15:58 Well, we were quite literally inches away from yet another red flag, this time courtesy of Vettel. The German did almost exactly the same as Verstappen, but *just* managed to stop the car before the barriers.
15:55 Here we go again. We're back up and running, hopefully for a bit longer this time.
15:50 Well, you know what they say, crashes are like London buses - you wait all day for one and then two come within seconds of each other.
15:48 The Finn lost the rear and went through the gravel into the barrier nose first, taking his wheels and wing off in the process.
15:47 For quite literally one minute. Red Flags are waving again, this time due to a heavy crash for Bottas at Turn 6.
15:46 The session is back underway.
15:45 The top three at the moment are Hamilton, Bottas and Sainz, with the Silver Arrows on the softs and Sainz on the mediums. It's looking set to be another good weekend for McLaren.
15:39 The Dutchman lost the rear and sent it into the barriers, destroying the right rear wheel and the wing. On the bright side, the front of the car looks undamaged.
15:38 We have a red flag! It's waved due to Max Verstappen going off and crashing into the barriers at the final corner. That'll be his session over.
15:31 Cars are beginning to come out on the soft tyres to do qualifying simulations.
15:31 Half an hour has gone and the Mercedes cars are P1 and P2, with Bottas leading them with a time of 1:05.417.
15:24 It's nothing compared to Pierre Gasly though who goes deep into the gravel at Turn 4. Luckily, the Frenchman made it to the escape road.
15:19 Both Mercedes cars meanwhile have gone rather wide at the final corner.
15:18 The big three are now out on track, and it's Leclerc who goes to top first on a 1:05.558.
15:12 First debris of the session is courtesy of Lance Stroll who has hit those pesky yellow kerbs at the final corner.
15:11 Just the midfield runners out at the moment, with Grosjean now leading on a 1:06.613. He's on the medium tyre, which has looked to have good pace so far this weekend.
15:07 Albon goes fastest on the soft tyre with a time 1:07.019.
15:03 We have green lights, and the two Haas cars are the first ones out.
14:51 Temperatures have only risen since this morning, with air temperatures exceeding 30'C and track temperatures nearing 50'C. So in short, not a good day for a drivers drinks system to break.
14:47 The session was brought to an end five minutes early after Hulkenberg damaged his wing on one of the many kerbs at the track which are proving problematic for a few drivers.
14:39 FP2 saw Hamilton go quickest with a 1:04.838, ahead of Vettel and Bottas by just over a tenth of a second.
14:30 Hello and welcome back to Austria for coverage of FP2 of the Austrian Grand Prix. All times are local.
12:30 It ends with Hamilton top, just over a tenth clear of Vettel and Bottas. Join us here in a couple of hours for FP2.
12:28 Said wing, which came off at Turn 9 due to a kerb, has caused a red flag, bringing an end to the session.
12:27 Less than five minutes to go now, and there's a huge piece of front wing lying around, courtesy of Hulkenberg.
12:20 Turn 1 has claimed a large number of victims today, with Verstappen the latest to go wide and over the kerb.
12:12 Vettel, on the supposedly slower medium tyre, splits the Mercedes' and goes into P2.
12:08 Hamilton goes P1 with a 1:04.838, just over a tenth quicker than Bottas.
12:06 Bottas is quickest at the moment, but he's made a fair few mistakes in this session, going wide at various corners, and has said he's struggling with the brakes.
11:59 Aaaaaaand we have our customary Hamilton moan, earlier than expected. "I have no front end", the Brit says in a grumpy voice. I can confirm he does have a front end.
11:52 Cars are back out and Bottas has gone fastest, setting a 1:05.299 on the soft tyre.
11:49 Quite literally nothing happening at the moment, so maybe just admire the beautiful Austrian scenery for a few minutes? If you're not watching the tele, just try to picture it. Think Sound of Music with a race track cutting through it.
11:46 The ten right now consist of the big three teams, Renault and McLaren. The latter two seem to have truly solidified their places at the top of the midfield recently.
11:38 Less than an hour to go here, with Hamilton splitting the two Red Bulls at the top. He is on the soft tyre, while the Red Bull drivers are on mediums.
11:34 Ferrari are taking the floor off of Vettel's car, and will apparently be fitting a brand new one for this weekend.
11:31 Verstappen, at his unofficial home Grand Prix, goes P1 with a 1:06.100. He won here last year - can he the same on Sunday?.. No. Sorry.
11:28 The Mercedes cars are finally out on track, with Bottas doing his out lap and Hamilton setting a 1:06.516.
11:26 Magnussen goes wide at Turn 1 and isn't too far off hitting the barriers...
11:21 The Haas boys are the latest to set times, slotting in between the two McLarens.
11:16 Both Ferraris have now set times, with Leclerc in P1 with a 1:06.169 and Vettel in P3, half a second slower. Both are on the soft tyres.
11:08 Pierre Gasly, who is under *serious* pressure at Red Bull these days, goes quickest with a 1:07.285.
11:05 Sainz sets the first time of the day, doing a 1:14.185.
11:03 The session is underway, with Verstappen the first man out.
11:02 Valtteri Bottas meanwhile is having to change his old engine this morning due to some issues with the one fitted. He won't be out on track for a fair while in FP1.
11:00 News just in that Carlos Sainz will be running the upgraded engine this weekend, and will, therefore, be the third driver to start from the back of the grid.
10:58 The track temperature meanwhile is a cool 44'C. Anyone want to fry some eggs on the pit straight?
10:50 As a heatwave continues to sweep over Europe, it's set to be a scorching weekend here in Spielberg, with temperatures staying around 30'C each day.
10:38 Two drivers will definitely be starting from the back of the grid on Sunday - Nico Hulkenberg and Alex Albon. Both drivers will be taking new engines this weekend and thus the penalties that come with them.
10:30 The F1 circus heads to Austria on the back of yet another Mercedes 1-2, as Hamilton eased to victory ahead of Bottas at Paul-Ricard.
08:00 Good morning and welcome to F1's first double-header of 2019 as the Austrian Grand Prix follows immediately after France. All times are local.
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:08.019 1:22:01.822 1
2 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:09.147 2.724 1
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:09.699 18.960 1
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:08.513 19.610 2
5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:10.417 22.805 1
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1:11.051 1 LAP 1
7 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:09.629 1 LAP 1
8 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:10.552 1 LAP 1
9 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:12.164 1 LAP 1
10 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:10.669 1 LAP 1
11 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:09.917 1 LAP 1
12 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:08.737 1 LAP 1
13 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:10.999 1 LAP 1
14 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:10.923 1 LAP 1
15 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:11.865 1 LAP 1
16 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:09.005 1 LAP 1
17 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:10.780 1 LAP 1
18 George Russell Williams 1:10.605 2 LAPS 1
19 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:08.903 2 LAPS 3
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:11.345 3 LAPS 1
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:03.003 0
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:03.262 0.259 0
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:03.439 0.436 0
4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:03.537 0.534 0
5 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:04.072 1.069 0
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1:04.099 1.096 0
7 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.166 1.163 0
8 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.179 1.176 0
9 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:04.199 1.196 0
10 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:03.378 0
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:03.667 0.289 0
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:03.803 0.425 0
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:03.835 0.457 0
5 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:03.863 0.485 0
6 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:03.988 0.610 0
7 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.056 0.678 0
8 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.194 0.816 0
9 Lando Norris McLaren 1:04.211 0.833 0
10 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:04.466 1.088 0
11 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:04.490 1.112 0
12 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:04.516 1.138 0
13 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:04.665 1.287 0
14 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:04.790 1.412 0
15 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:13.601 10.223 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:03.807 0
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:03.818 0.011 0
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:04.084 0.277 0
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:04.138 0.331 0
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:04.340 0.533 0
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1:04.361 0.554 0
7 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:04.412 0.605 0
8 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.450 0.643 0
9 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:04.453 0.646 0
10 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:04.552 0.745 0
11 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:04.615 0.808 0
12 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:04.647 0.840 0
13 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:04.708 0.901 0
14 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:04.733 0.926 0
15 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:04.778 0.971 0
16 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:04.789 0.982 0
17 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:04.832 1.025 0
18 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:05.324 1.517 0
19 George Russell Williams 1:05.904 2.097 0
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:06.206 2.399 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:03.987 0
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:04.130 0.143 0
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:04.221 0.234 0
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:04.250 0.263 0
5 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:04.446 0.459 0
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1:04.986 0.999 0
7 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:05.152 1.165 0
8 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:05.219 1.232 0
9 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:05.336 1.349 0
10 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:05.391 1.404 0
11 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:05.481 1.494 0
12 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:05.514 1.527 0
13 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:05.514 1.527 0
14 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:05.523 1.536 0
15 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:05.620 1.633 0
16 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:05.650 1.663 0
17 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:05.878 1.891 0
18 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:06.017 2.030 0
19 George Russell Williams 1:06.676 2.689 0
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:07.484 3.497 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:05.086 0
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:05.417 0.331 0
3 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:05.487 0.401 0
4 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:05.529 0.443 0
5 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:05.545 0.459 0
6 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:05.701 0.615 0
7 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:05.728 0.642 0
8 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:05.871 0.785 0
9 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:05.879 0.793 0
10 Lando Norris McLaren 1:05.952 0.866 0
11 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:05.960 0.874 0
12 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:05.964 0.878 0
13 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:06.064 0.978 0
14 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:06.119 1.033 0
15 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:06.148 1.062 0
16 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:06.249 1.163 0
17 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:06.418 1.332 0
18 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:06.829 1.743 0
19 George Russell Williams 1:07.217 2.131 0
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:08.508 3.422 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:04.838 0
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:04.982 0.144 0
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:04.999 0.161 0
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:05.141 0.303 0
5 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:05.260 0.422 0
6 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1:05.378 0.540 0
7 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:05.502 0.664 0
8 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:05.846 1.008 0
9 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:05.876 1.038 0
10 Lando Norris McLaren 1:06.125 1.287 0
11 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:06.135 1.297 0
12 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:06.272 1.434 0
13 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:06.285 1.447 0
14 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:06.383 1.545 0
15 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:06.457 1.619 0
16 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:06.708 1.870 0
17 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:06.729 1.891 0
18 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:06.756 1.918 0
19 George Russell Williams 1:06.805 1.967 0
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:07.665 2.827 0
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