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Red Bull Driver Max Verstappen Wins F1 Austrian Grand Prix

        Photo: Vlad Indrei

The twenty-one-year-old Dutch racer on Sunday ended the dominance of Mercedes' star driver Lewis Hamilton, who was looking to secure his fifth consecutive win.

Max Verstappen has secured the Red Bull team's first win of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, Austria. Despite a miserable start, Verstappen managed to bounce back during the race and beat Ferrari's Charles Leclerc and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, who came second and third correspondingly.

His dramatic overtaking move was immediately announced as under investigation by the stewards, Leclerc feeling that he was given insufficient space as Verstappen forced him wide off the circuit.

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas came home third ahead of Sebastian Vettel in the second Ferrari and defending five-time champion Lewis Hamilton in the second Mercedes, the series leader having suffered front wing and heating problems.

British rookie Lando Norris was an excellent sixth for McLaren ahead of Pierre Gasly in the second Red Bull, Carlos Sainz who finished eighth in the second McLaren after starting from the back of the grid, Kimi Raikkonen and his Alfa Romeo team-mate Antionio Giovinazzi.
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