Jake Hughes picked up his first win of the FIA Formula 3 season in Austria on Sunday after Robert Shwartzman was hit with a post-race penalty for contact with Prema teammate Marcus Armstrong on the final lap of the race.

After fighting their way into the top two positions by mid-distance, Armstrong and Shwartzman traded the lead back and forth before entering a last-lap scrap following a Virtual Safety Car period.

Armstrong managed to use DRS to pass Shwartzman on the run up to Turn 3, only for Shwartzman's front wing to touch the right-rear wheel of his teammate's car, sending Armstrong straight on.

Shwartzman was able to nurse his car home with a broken front wing to cross the line first ahead of Hughes, only to be swiftly given a five-second time penalty for causing a collision.

This dropped Shwartzman down to P3 in the classification, with Prema teammate Jehan Daruvala moving up to second place. Armstrong managed to cross the line 19th after sustaining a puncture in the incident.

Shwartzman continues to lead the F3 standings by eight points from Daruvala, with Red Bull junior Juri Vips sitting third.



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