2019 F1 Russian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2019 F1 Russian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2019 - 13:55

Read our 2019 F1 Russian Grand Prix live coverage from Sochi International Street Circuit.

Welcome to our 2019 F1 Russian Grand Prix commentary.

The 2019 Russian Grand Prix took place at Sochi International Street Circuit on Monday September 30, 2019. Read our F1 live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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That's a wrap on our live coverage of the Russian Grand Prix but keep it with for all the best reaction and analysis to today's race. We will be back in a couple of weeks' time for the Japanese Grand Prix. Be sure to join us then! 


And here is our report from Sochi, as Hamilton and Mercedes capitalise for their first win since Hungary...


Here are the full results from today's Russian Grand Prix...


Verstappen takes a solid P4 for Red Bull, ahead of teammate Albon, who recovers from the pit lane to take fifth. 

Sainz is a strong sixth for McLaren, ahead of Perez, with Norris, Magnussen and Hulkenberg completing the top 10. 


Hamilton crosses the line to win the 2019 Russian Grand Prix! 

And it's a one-two finish for Mercedes, with Bottas finishing nearly five seconds down on his teammate. 

Leclerc completes the podium in third for Ferrari, 1.5s behind Bottas. 


Hamilton begins his final lap...


Hamilton pumps in another new fastest lap of the race on a 1m35.761s. 


Leclerc has a bit of a wobble in the final sector and drops two seconds behind Bottas. Is that the fight over second place done and dusted? It appears so.


Albon passes Sainz to move up to fifth place in his Red Bull! A great drive from the British-born Thai driver to recover from the pitlane. 


Hamilton is looking good to secure his first win since Hungary as he leads by 5.1s. Attention turns to the battle over second place, with Leclerc back within DRS range of Bottas. 


"Give me everything you have, I need more," says Leclerc. 


Mercedes currently looking good for an eight 1-2 finish of the season, with Bottas leading Leclerc by 1.4s. 


Albon sweeps around the outside of Magnussen - at the same corner he crashed at during qualifying - as he moves his Red Bull up to sixth place. He has Sainz ahead of him, with the McLaren driver 4s up the road. 


Hamilton eeks out his lead to 4.5s with 10 laps remaining. Leclerc remains within touching distance of Bottas but cannot quite get close enough to make a move. 


Leclerc isn't quite close enough to Bottas on this occasion, even with the aid of DRS. 


Leclerc is now back within DRS range of Bottas. Is he shaping up for another attack?


Another new fastest lap from Hamilton, who pulls three-seconds clear out front. Leclerc remains around a second behind Bottas. 


Leclerc loses time to Bottas this time around and is now out of DRS range. He may have to back off, reset himself and have another go in a couple of laps time. 


Hamilton posts a new fastest lap of the race (1m37.150s) to extend his advantage out to 2s. 


Hamilton leads Bottas by 1.5s with Leclerc now within DRS range of the second-placed Mercedes...


We have a 20 lap sprint to the flag for victory now. 


Hamilton makes a brilliant restart and holds the lead from Bottas, who manages to keep Leclerc behind. 


The Safety Car is in and we are back racing in Sochi!