Formula 1: 2024 Austrian GP Recap

The Austrian Grand Prix kept the drivers and fans on their toes! See what happened at the Red Bull Ring:

  • There was lap 1 drama that saw Leclerc making contact and needing to pit
  • Max Verstappen got away well ahead of Lando Norris and George Russell
  • Charles Leclerc had a race to forget after being lapped by the race leaders
  • There were numerous penalties handed out for time limits as well as drivers colliding and having contact with each other
  • Lando Norris and Max Verstappen fought for the win for the last few laps after Verstappen had a slow pit stop
  • The two collided on lap 64 out of the 71 lap race resulting in both of them getting tire punctures and Lando Norris needing to retire from the race
  • This promoted George Russell, Oscar Piastri and Carlos Sainz into the podium positions
  • Both of the Haas drivers finished within the points
  • Fernando Alonso took the fastest lap but because he finished in P18, no points were scored
  • George Russell unexpectedly won the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Oscar Piastri who was close behind and the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz