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2017-07-09 15:36

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Austria - Mercedes' Valterri Bottas has taken a comfortable victory at the 2017 Austrian GP after starting the race on his second pole  of his career.

Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix, but if there was one more lap, things could have been somewhat different. Sebastian Vettel held on to second place to extend his World Championship lead as Daniel Ricciardo clings onto the final podium spot ahead of Hamilton in P4.

Kimi Raikkonen ends the race in P5, with Haas' Romain Grosjean at an impressive sixth.

READ: As it happened - 2017 Austrian GP

Sergio Perez, Ocon, Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll clinch double-points finishes for Force India and Williams respectively.

The only dramatic incident of the race was at Turn 1 at the start between Daniil Kvyat, Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen, which took both the McLaren and the Red Bull out the race.

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