Pilot Red bull Daniel Riccardo in Baku brought his team their first win of the season.
The race in Azerbaijan, according to the number of events exceeded all other stages of the current season. On the road, has repeatedly appeared safety car, was red flags, and an absolute favourite of the race missed the victory due to the forced pit stop.
Expected Hamilton was leading the race, with a slight pace advantage over Vettel. It seemed that nothing will prevent the British to make another victory, but loose the headrest forced the driver of “Mercedes” to go in the boxes.
Vettel also left to stop the Germans punished a 10-second penalty in two intentional collision with Hamilton while driving behind the safety car.
Issues the two leaders are better than others took advantage of Daniel ricciardo, who nobody prevented to make fifth career victory. Second due to overtaking at the finish line was Valtteri Bottas and third place went to the racer “Williams” lance Stroll, who brought Canada the first
the podium in 16 years.
“Zauber” and “McLaren” in Azerbaijan got the first points of the season.
Grand Prix of Azerbaijan. Race results:
1. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) +3.904
3. Lance Stroll (“Williams”) +4.009
4. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) +5.976
5. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) +6.188
6. Esteban Windows (“Force India”) +30.298
7. Kevin Magnussen (“Haas”) +41.753
8. Carlos Sainz Jr (Toro Rosso) +49.400
9. Fernando Alonso (McLaren) +59.551
10. Pascal Wehrlein (“Zauber”) +89.093
11. Marcus Ericsson (“Zauber”) +91.794
12. Stoffel Vandorn (“McLaren”) +92.160
13. Romain Grosjean (“Haas”) +1 lap
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