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Race results - Austrian Grand Prix 2017 // Bottas takes second race victory holding off Vettel for the win

Bottas takes second race victory holding off Vettel for the win
Credit: Daimler AG

The race started with some action, as Daniil Kvyat swept forward off the line, missed his braking into the first corner, ploughed into the side of Fernando Alonso, who in turn took out Max Verstappen. Kvyat was able to continue, the other two were not so fortunate. Out front, however, Valtteri Bottas was comfortable in first place, and although he didn't lead every lap, he didn't look troubled until towards the very end of the race.

The middle period of the race was quiet, but as the final laps started counting down, Vettel was pressuring Bottas for the win, and Hamilton was piling on the pressure to Ricciardo hoping for the final podium place. No position changes occurred but it was a tense final lap.

BestLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:07.411Lap 69
1Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:21:48.5271
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari+0.6581
3Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing+6.0121
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport+7.4301
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari+20.3701
6Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+73.1601
7Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap1
8Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap1
9Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+1 lap1
10Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing+1 lap1
11Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap1
12Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda+1 lap2
13Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap1
14Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team+1 lap1
15Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team+2 laps1
16Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso+3 laps3
DNFCarlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro RossoLap 462
DNFKevin MagnussenHaas F1 TeamLap 311
DNFFernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaLap 11
DNFMax VerstappenRed Bull RacingLap 10