F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Jenson Button of Great Britain driving the (22) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo and the rest of the field at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Jenson Button of Great Britain driving the (22) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo and the rest of the field at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo and Valtteri Bottas of Finland driving the (77) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer leads Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: The drivers begin their parade lap before the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring the home of Red Bull Racing on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: The drivers start the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring the home of Red Bull Racing on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer leads Kimi Raikkonen of Finland driving the (7) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H Ferrari 059/5 turbo (Shell GP) on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Felipe Massa of Brazil driving the (19) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo battles for position with Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Jolyon Palmer of Great Britain driving the (30) Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault RS16 Renault RE16 turbo leads Pascal Wehrlein of Germany driving the (94) Manor Racing MRT-Mercedes MRT05 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Hulkenberg of Germany driving the (27) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Hulkenberg of Germany driving the (27) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer leads Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H Ferrari 059/5 turbo (Shell GP) leads Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer battles with Jenson Button of Great Britain driving the (22) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Romain Grosjean of France driving the (8) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo leads Jolyon Palmer of Great Britain driving the (30) Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault RS16 Renault RE16 turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Valtteri Bottas of Finland driving the (77) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo battles with Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico driving the (21) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Kimi Raikkonen of Finland driving the (7) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H Ferrari 059/5 turbo (Shell GP) on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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  • Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / SAMUEL KUBANI (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel's car (L) is pased by Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen after a crash during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel car is seen after a crash during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / APA / EXPA/DOMINIK ANGERER / Austria OUT (Photo credit should read EXPA/DOMINIK ANGERER/AFP/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari walks away from his car after stopping during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: The safety car drives ahead of Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP, Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP and Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain drives the 4 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo ahead of Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing, Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing, Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari and Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Williams during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer ahead of Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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  • Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain drives the 4 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo behind team-mate Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP and ahead of Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing, Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing and Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico driving the (21) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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  • AUTO-PRIX-F1-AUT
  • Sahara Force India F1 Team's German driver Nico Hulkenberg (L) and Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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  • AUTO-PRIX-F1-AUT
  • Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands drives the 6 Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer ahead of Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing and Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Jenson Button of Great Britain driving the (22) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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  • McLaren Honda's British driver Jenson Button drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016. / AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Romain Grosjean of France driving the (8) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo leads Felipe Massa of Brazil driving the (19) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo and Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Romain Grosjean of France driving the (8) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo leads Pascal Wehrlein of Germany driving the (94) Manor Racing MRT-Mercedes MRT05 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo, Carlos Sainz of Spain driving the (55) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 Ferrari 060/5 turbo, Fernando Alonso of Spain driving the (14) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Carlos Sainz of Spain driving the (55) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 Ferrari 060/5 turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Carlos Sainz of Spain drives the 5 Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 Ferrari 060/5 turbo during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Valtteri Bottas of Finland driving the (77) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • F1 Grand Prix of Austria
  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Valtteri Bottas of Finland driving the (77) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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  • Manor driver Pascal Wehrlein steers his car during the first training session prior to the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, on Friday, July 1, 2016. The race is scheduled for Sunday. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
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  • Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, left, Mercedes driver, winner Lewis Hamilton, center, and Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, celebrate after the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, southern Austria, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Lewis Hamilton pushed past Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg on the final lap to win the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. Max Verstappen in a Red Bull was second and Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was third. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
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  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP gives a thumbs up to the crowd from the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
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  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
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F1 Grand Prix of Austria
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  • SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 03: Top three finishers, Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP, Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing and Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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At the 2015 US Formula 1 Grand Prix, rain mixed up the grid and a first-lap incident cast the die for the race. The Austin, Texas event made highlight reels for those reasons and because it decided the Driver's Championship. At the 2016 Austrian F1 Grand Prix, rain mixed up the grid and a last-lap incident cast the die for the race. The Spielbergring race will feature in this year's highlight reel because it might force Mercedes-AMG Petronas to make some hard decisions about the rest of the season.

For the first time this season, Lewis Hamilton converted pole position into a lead through Turn 1, and began slowly pulling away from the field. Teammate Nico Rosberg started from sixth because of a gearbox penalty, but was up to third when he pitted on Lap 11. Mercedes normally pits the lead driver first, in this case being Hamilton, but Mercedes wanted to get Rosberg ahead of the two Ferraris. Hamilton pitted on Lap 22, emerging behind Rosberg because of a slow stop.

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel car is seen after a crash during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016.

Sebastian Vettel led the race for Ferrari on Lap 27 when his right rear tire exploded coming down the start-finish straight – an eerie reminder of the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix. The Safety Car rolled out, yet when racing resumed Rosberg stayed ahead. After the two Mercs came in for second stops everyone expected Hamilton to lead, but Hamilton had messed up his in-lap and lost a cumulative 3.3 seconds during his actual stops compared to Rosberg's pit-stop times. The Brit remained second.

 Nico Rosberg of Germany driving the (6) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo leads Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO7 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria

Hamilton chased his teammate for the final 15 laps. At the beginning of the last lap Rosberg messed up Turn 1 and Hamilton closed in. Rosberg took the inside line into Turn 2 as Hamilton pulled up on the outside, then Rosberg appeared to drive straight on as if he simply wasn't going to turn. Hamilton turned in, colliding with Rosberg and driving over the German's front wing. By the end of Turn 2, Hamilton had the lead and Rosberg had a broken car. The Brit won, the German puttered home to finish fourth.

 Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 TAG Heuer battles with Jenson Button of Great Britain driving the (22) McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren MP4-31 Honda RA616H Hybrid turbo on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria.

The incident promoted Max Verstappen to second and Kimi Räikkönen to third. Verstappen scored his second podium for Red Bull after his victory in Spain. Conversely, Räikkönen's third place for Ferrari was more gifted scraps for the scuderia. Daniel Ricciardo came fifth in the second Red Bull, Jenson Button delivered a terrific sixth for McLaren-Honda, Romain Grosjean got Haas back in the points, Carlos Sainz, Jr. secured eighth for Toro Rosso, and Valtteri Bottas in ninth for Williams. Pascal Wehrlein finished tenth, scoring Manor's first Championship points since the late Jules Bianchi's tenth place finish for the then-Marussia team in Monaco in 2014.

The Silver Arrow cars went 34 races without colliding, then they crashed in Spain – another close incident laid mostly at Rosberg's feet. Four races later it's happened again. Stewards rewarded Rosberg with a ten-second penalty and two points on his superlicense. Team principal Toto Wolff called the Austrian incident "brainless" but said the idea of team orders makes him "want to puke." There are 12 races left in the season, Wolff has a week until the British Grand Prix to find a middle ground.

Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria on July 3, 2016

We're not sure if team orders would matter, though, because it looks like Mercedes will lose the Championship only if it wants to. The Ferrari challenge remains mostly legend. Red Bull's gotten better but not enough to take command. Even with mishaps Mercedes's been outscored just once all season. The Germans have 295 points in the Manufacturer's Championship, 103 more than Ferrari, 127 more than Red Bull.

Pundit chatter suggests Ferrari's title aspirations are almost over this year. True, Vettel's only 57 points behind Rosberg, but Vettel's suffered more DNFs in nine races this year than all of last season. Ferrari's made suspect strategy calls. The Ferrari still can't reliably challenge the Mercedes in qualifying and the race even when the car works. As for the team standings, Räikkönen lacks that little bit extra to help Ferrari claim every point available. The silly season rumors already have the Finn out of a seat next year, potentially replaced by Sainz, Serio Perez, Nico Hülkenberg, or Ricciardo.

Romain Grosjean of France driving the (8) Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-16 Ferrari 059/5 turbo leads Felipe Massa of Brazil driving the (19) Williams Martini Racing Williams FW38 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo and Sergio Perez of Mexico driving the (11) Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM09 Mercedes PU106C Hybrid turbo during the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 3, 2016 in Spielberg, Austria.

Turbulence continues at McLaren, yet there's progress in those winds, too. The team scored points for the first time in three races, its Honda engine clearly stronger at a power track. The storied team is still in a battle with rookies Haas F1 in the Manufacturer's Championship, however. Haas scored for the first time in five races, and almost got two cars in the points.

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, left, Mercedes driver, winner Lewis Hamilton, center, and Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, celebrate after the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, southern Austria, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Lewis Hamilton pushed past Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg on the final lap to win the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. Max Verstappen in a Red Bull was second and Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was third.

Hamilton's third win of the season puts him 11 points away from the Championship lead; Rosberg has 153, Hamilton's on 142. Hamilton's win is also the 250th grand prix victory by a British driver. The UK is the winningest country in F1 by a huge margin, Germany in second with 164. Hamilton would like nothing more than to make it 251 British driver wins at his home grand prix next week. We'll see you then.

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