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Austrian Grand Prix 2022 LIVE UPDATES: Charles Leclerc wins Austrian GP

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10 July 2022 8:19 pm
Austrian Grand Prix 2022 LIVE UPDATES: Charles Leclerc wins Austrian GP

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After a multi-car smash finish to the 2022 British Grand Prix, the focus now shifts to the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix which is set to be held this weekend. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will be entering the main race as the World Championship leader with 181 points in ten races so far. Meanwhile, Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz will have all the attraction having claimed a P1 finish at the British GP.

Verstappen had a P7 finish due to some issues with the floor of his vehicle. However, his teammate Sergio Perez made a massive turnaround by coming back from P17 to end the race with a P2 finish.

So, with things nicely setup, the wait is now for the main race of the Austrian GP that takes place on 10 July at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. Catch all the LIVE UPDATES around the race here.

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Updated - 10 July 2022 8:19 pm Live

Austrian Grand Prix 2022 LIVE UPDATES: Charles Leclerc wins Austrian GP

Catch all the Live Updates on practice, qualifying race and main race HERE.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator
10 July 2022 8:19 pm
Austrian Grand Prix 2022 LIVE UPDATES: Charles Leclerc wins Austrian GP

(Picture Credit: Twitter)

After a multi-car smash finish to the 2022 British Grand Prix, the focus now shifts to the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix which is set to be held this weekend. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will be entering the main race as the World Championship leader with 181 points in ten races so far. Meanwhile, Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz will have all the attraction having claimed a P1 finish at the British GP.

Verstappen had a P7 finish due to some issues with the floor of his vehicle. However, his teammate Sergio Perez made a massive turnaround by coming back from P17 to end the race with a P2 finish.

So, with things nicely setup, the wait is now for the main race of the Austrian GP that takes place on 10 July at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. Catch all the LIVE UPDATES around the race here.

10 Jul 2022, 8:17 pm

The points scorers at Austrian GP

10 Jul 2022, 8:03 pm

Charles Leclerc wins the race!

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc wins the Austrian GP with Red Bulls' Verstappen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton finished at the second and third place respectively.  

10 Jul 2022, 7:57 pm

Leclerc leads Verstappen, Hamilton at third spot

As the race has resumed, Charles Leclerc leads Max Verstappen. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton up to the third place.

10 Jul 2022, 8:09 pm

Carlos Sainz out of the race!

Ferrari's Carlos Sainz was about to catch Verstappen when his engine got destroyed. The racer is fine but looks devastated as his race is ended in Lap 57. Before landing out of the race, Sainz recorded the fastest lap of the race.

10 Jul 2022, 7:41 pm

Sainz down to third behind Verstappen and Leclerc

Red Bulls' Max Verstappen leads the race in Lap 51 with Ferrari's Leclerc at the second place. Carlos Sainz down to third after going into the pits.

10 Jul 2022, 6:59 pm

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen go neck-to-neck!

The biggest of rivalries in F1 at the moment, Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton came alive in the main race of Austrian GP 2022 when Verstappen pipped the Mercedes driver to take P3 from him in the 17th lap. Meanwhile, Charles Leclerc has continued to keep the leader position to himself after pipping Verstappen in Lap 12.

10 Jul 2022, 6:49 pm

Charles Leclerc goes past Vertsappen to take P1!

Having started from P1, Red Bull's Max Verstappen managed to keep the lead position to himself till the 11th lap. However, Ferrari's Charles Leclerc who was giving a tough fight to the Red Bull driver by threatening to go past him on multiple occasions took the leader position in the 12th lap.

10 Jul 2022, 6:38 pm

Main race of Austrian GP gets underway

Max Verstappen starts the main race with a bang. Meanwhile, Russell's Mercedes touches Sergio Perez's Red Bull at Turn 4 and the Mexican goes into the gravel.

10 Jul 2022, 6:05 pm

Alpine all geared up!

 

10 Jul 2022, 5:22 pm

Jack Wolff meets all drivers ahead of main race of Austrian GP 2022

 

10 Jul 2022, 3:54 pm

Starting Grid for drivers ahead of Austrian GP 2022

Position Name Team
P1 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing
P2 Charles Leclerc Ferrari
P3 Carlos Sainz Jr Ferrari
P4 George Russell Mecedes
P5 Sergio Perez Reed Bull Racing
P6 Esteban Ocon Alpine
P7 K Magnussen Haas
P8 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
P9 Mick Schumacher Haas
P10 Lando Norris McLaren Mercedes
P11 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren Mercedes
P12 Lance Stroll Aston Martin
P13 Zhou Guaynu Alfa Romeo
P14 Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri
P15 Alex Albon Williams
P16 Y Tsunoda Alpha Tauri
P17 Nichola Latifi Williams
P18 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin
P19 Fernando Alonso Alpine
P20 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo

10 Jul 2022, 2:40 pm

F1 raises concerns over “unacceptable” fan behavior

Formula 1 has acknowledged concerns over the behavior of some fans at the Austrian Grand Prix after reports of racist, homophobic and misogynistic abuse were posted on social media. “We have been made aware of reports that some fans have been subject to completely unacceptable comments by others at the event,” said the spokesperson. “We have raised this with the promoter and security and will be speaking to those who have reported these incidents and are taking this very seriously.

10 Jul 2022, 11:41 am

George Russell among seven to be summoned by FIA for small breach

George Russell was summoned to the stewards for an alleged breach of FIA regulations. The Mercedes driver was been called in for “messages to drivers during the second formation lap” during the Austrian GP sprint but was eventually cleared of any wrongdoing. Esteban Ocon, Mick Schumacher, Daniel Ricciardo, Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel have also been called in.

10 Jul 2022, 10:32 am

Lewis Hamilton not happy with crowd behavior during Austrian GP Qualifying race

Seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton looked irked with the crowd's behavior during the qualifying race of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix. "I was going through a bunch of stuff in the crash, but to hear it afterwards you know...I don’t agree with any of that, no matter what," said Hamilton of the cheers after he hit the tyre barrier at speed. "A driver could have been in hospital, and you are going to cheer that?" he questioned. Notably, the crowd cheered when Hamilton's Mercedes crashed during the qualifying race.

09 Jul 2022, 4:39 pm

Checo Perez’s special Red Edition helmet

https://twitter.com/redbullracing/status/1545344734981406720?s=20

09 Jul 2022, 4:31 pm

Sergio Perez brings out a special Spielberg themed helmet for Austrian GP

RedBull driver Sergio Perez recently revealed a special helmet for the Austrian Grand Prix which is held at the RedBull ring in Spielberg, Styria. The helmet has the classic red and white colour scheme based on the Austrian flag with a Mexican flag on the top. In the video where Perez revealed the helmet, he deemed the design as one of his favourites.

09 Jul 2022, 2:42 pm

F1 approves increase in budget cap for Inflation

Formula One has decided to implement a small increase to its $140 million per team annual budget cap on Friday. This measure is to help with the burden of inflation and rising energy and freight bills. The governing body’s proposal allowed for ”indexation at a limited rate of 3.1%”.

09 Jul 2022, 12:49 pm

Red Bulls’ Sergio Perez suffers grid penalty for ‘leaving the track’

Red Bulls' Sergio Perez has suffered a grid penalty for 'leaving the track' at Turn 8 during the lap of Q2. The breaching of F1 racing regulations has led to the deletion of the final lap of Q2 and all his lap times of Q3. Checo finished the qualifying at the fourth position but the penalty had him dropped from fourth to start 13th for Saturday's Sprint race.

08 Jul 2022, 10:23 pm

And the celebration begins at Red Bull Ring

08 Jul 2022, 10:22 pm

The Qualifying classification

08 Jul 2022, 10:21 pm

Very happy with pole: Max Verstappen

08 Jul 2022, 10:06 pm

Summary: Max Verstappen beats Leclerc and Sainz in final lap

Summary: Max Verstappen takes pole position at the F1 Austrian GP, beating Leclerc and Sainz Q3 witnessed two red flags; Russell crashed at Turn 10 after Hamilton went off at Turn 7  

08 Jul 2022, 9:55 pm

Not bad: Max Verstappen after winning the Qualifying race

"Not bad, not bad," Verstappen says after clinching the Qualifying race.

08 Jul 2022, 9:52 pm

George Russell crashes into wall

After Hamilton, George Russell lost his car at the final corner and went backwards into the wall.

08 Jul 2022, 9:32 pm

I am so sorry: Lewis Hamilton

"I'm so sorry," says Hamilton after crashing into the wall.

08 Jul 2022, 9:27 pm

Lewis Hamilton crash: Red Flags out

Lewis Hamilton crashes into the wall at Turn 7! Red flag!

08 Jul 2022, 9:20 pm

Q3 begins – here we go

Hold your breath for yet another exciting contest.

08 Jul 2022, 9:15 pm

Progressing to Q3: Leclerc, Verstappen, Hamilton, Sainz, Russell, Perez, Magnussen, Ocon, Alonso, Schumacher

Charles Leclerc, Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Sainz, George Russell, Perez, Magnussen, Ocon, Alonso, Schumacher moved ahead in Q3.

08 Jul 2022, 9:13 pm

Eliminated from Q2: Gasly, Albon, Bottas, Tsunoda, Norris.

Gasly, Albon, Bottas, Tsunoda, and Norris failed to qualify in the top 10 of the final lap.

08 Jul 2022, 9:12 pm

Scared to hit the brakes: Lando Norris

"I'm scared to hit the brakes," Lando Norris struggles with his car.