Mercedes’s Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix

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Spielberg (Austria), July 9 (IANS) Mercedes’s driver Valtteri Bottas won the Austrian Grand Prix, the ninth race of the Formula One World Championship, here on Sunday.

Finland’s Bottas, who obtained a second pole position on Saturday, finished first after covering the circuit in one hour and 21:48.5 seconds, ahead of Ferrari’s German Sebastian Vettel, current leader of the World Championship, reports Efe.

Red Bull’s Australian Daniel Ricciardo came third.

British Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes finished fourth, followed by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.

Vettel continues leading the Championship with 171 points, 20 points ahead of Hamilton.

–IANS

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