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2021 F1 Austrian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2021 F1 Austrian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 04 Jul 2021 - 15:35

Read our 2021 F1 Austrian Grand Prix live coverage from Red Bull Ring.

Welcome to our 2021 F1 Austrian Grand Prix commentary.

The 2021 Austrian Grand Prix took place at Red Bull Ring on Monday July 5, 2021. Read our F1 live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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15:35

Result: 1. Verstappen 2. Bottas 3. Norris 4. Hamilton 5. Sainz 6. Perez 7. Ricciardo 8. Leclerc 9. Gasly 10. Alonso

15:34
15:27

Max Verstappen wins the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Bottas and Norris.

15:26

Final lap...

15:23

Heartbreak for Russell as he loses the position to Alonso for tenth, around the outside of Turn 4.

15:21

Ferrari swaps its drivers with Sainz getting past Leclerc in pursuit of Ricciardo in sixth.

15:20
15:19

Red Bull tells Verstappen: "Max, there was a cut on the right rear tyre [the last set], so just nurse this home mate."

15:17

Order on Lap 63: Verstappen, Bottas, Norris, Hamilton, Perez, Ricciardo, Leclerc, Sainz, Gasly and Russell.

15:15

Red Bull stops Verstappen again for a new set of hards - he had over 27s over Bottas for the lead.

15:11

Verstappen is 25.5s clear of Bottas, while Norris is 1.5s behind the Finn.

15:09

Order on Lap 56: Verstappen, Bottas, Norris, Hamilton, Perez, Ricciardo, Leclerc, Sainz, Gasly and Russell.

15:07

While all of that was happening, Perez has got past Ricciardo for P5.

15:07

Mercedes stops Hamilton for another set of hard tyres.

15:06

Lap 53 - Norris gets past Hamilton into Turn 6. A lovely move for the podium.

15:05

Lap 52 - Mercedes orders Hamilton to let Bottas through for second place. Norris is now right behind Hamilton.

15:03

Merceses has been told you're free to race Lewis for second place now... that's changed quickly.

15:00

Mercedes has told Bottas to hold position and not attack Hamilton.

14:59

It's happened again! Leclerc is run off into the gravel by Perez at Turn  6.

14:57

Hamilton's really struggling with the floor damage - Bottas is a second behind.

14:56

Bottas is now 1.3s behind Hamilton, while Norris is 2.7s off in third.

14:54

Perez has been handed a five-second time penalty for the incident with Leclerc.

14:52

Contact between Perez and Leclerc into Turn 4! Leclerc gets run into the gravel.

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14:50

Hamilton told: "We may have picked up some damge to the rear left aero surfaces."