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Autosport Plus Red Bull edges closer to Mercedes as rain threat clouds order One week after the 2020 season started at the Red Bull Ring, the cars are running there again thanks to Formula 1's pandemic-shifted calendar. But this time around practice signs are looking better for the home team, with rain chaos also predicted

Formula 1 Mercedes "in the dark" as Hamilton struggles for pace Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says the team is "in the dark" after Lewis Hamilton struggled with an "all over the place" car in Styrian Grand Prix second practice

Formula 1 Williams explains Wolff's shareholding in team Williams has confirmed that a shareholding in the Formula 1 team was returned to Toto Wolff as a result of a failed transaction, but he has not bought new shares

Formula 1 Podcast: Have Ferrari's Styrian GP updates worked? Many of the Formula 1 teams entered Friday for the Styrian Grand Prix hoping second time would be a charm around the Red Bull Ring, learning from last week's lessons

Formula 1 Ricciardo unsure what went wrong in crash Daniel Ricciardo says he cannot explain what "went wrong" to cause his high-speed crash in second practice for the Styrian Grand Prix

Autosport Plus What's new in Formula E ahead of its return? Formula E's coronavirus-forced hiatus is almost at an end as racing is set to resume in August in Berlin. But the series hasn't had a quiet break, with controversy, driver changes and rule changes all dominating headlines

Formula 1 Verstappen tops Styrian GP second practice Max Verstappen set the fastest time for Red Bull in second practice for the Styrian Grand Prix on Friday afternoon as former team-mate Daniel Ricciardo crashed early on

Autosport Podcast: What Alonso's return means for F1 and Renault Alex Kalinauckas is joined by Jonathan Noble, Luke Smith and Stuart Codling to discuss the two-time world champion's F1 return

How to adapt to the unique demands of Formula E Find out what it takes to be a true racer in the high-performance, all-electric world of Formula E in the latest episode of Mahindra Blueprints

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  • Circuit: Red Bull Ring
  • Race: 71 laps / 306.452 km
Austria / 5 Jul
Pos Driver Team
1 Bottas Mercedes
2 Leclerc Ferrari
3 Norris McLaren/Renault
4 Hamilton Mercedes
5 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
6 Perez Racing Point/Mercedes
7 Gasly AlphaTauri/Honda
8 Ocon Renault
9 Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo/Ferrari
10 Vettel Ferrari
Standings / After 1 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Valtteri Bottas 25
2 Charles Leclerc 18
3 Lando Norris 16
4 Lewis Hamilton 12
5 Carlos Sainz Jr. 10
6 Sergio Perez 8
7 Pierre Gasly 6
8 Esteban Ocon 4
9 Antonio Giovinazzi 2
10 Sebastian Vettel 1

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