The Quebec Lance Stroll has registered its first points of the season in Formula 1, finishing seventh in the Grand Prix of Styria won by Lewis Hamilton, Sunday, on the circuit of Spielberg in Austria.
He obtained his 85th gain a career, while for Mercedes to achieve the double. Winner of the Grand Prix in Austria last week at the same place, Valtteri Bottas has exceeded Max Verstappen in the closing laps to take second place. Behind Alexander Albon, fourth, there has been quite a lot of action. Lando Norris has climbed to the fifth level during the last lap, in front of the two drivers Racing Point, Sergio Perez and Stroll.
On the side of Ferrari, this was the disaster. Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc were forced to retire after an incident that occurred during the first seconds of the test. Leclerc attempted to overtake his team mate at the approach of a turn and was unable to avoid the shock. Vettel has taken the path of the garage on-the-field, while the Monaco has been trying to get back on track before giving up.
“I’ve apologized, even if this is not enough in such moments. I am disappointed in myself and I let the team down, has admitted Leclerc through about reported on the Twitter account of Formula 1. I’m sorry, even if this is not enough. We don’t need to do this, the team not more. I have sent all the plans of the organization to the trash.”
On Williams, the Canadian Nicholas Latifi just 17th place.
The next event of the Formula 1 will be the Grand Prix of Hungary in a week.