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  1. Rosberg wins, Hamilton 2nd, Massa 3rd, Vettel 4th, Bottas 5th
  2. Rosberg overtakes Hamilton at start
  3. Hamilton handed five second penalty
  4. Alonso lands on top of Raikkonen in dramatic crash
  5. Alonso, Raikkonen, Stevens, Button, Sainz, Grosjean out

Live Reporting

By Jamie Strickland

All times stated are UK

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Bye for now

Austrian Grand Prix start

Well that race was a lot of fun, in my humble opinion.

It was a shame that we were denied a more competitive fight for victory due to Hamilton's five-second penalty, but the result keeps the title race more than interesting heading to Silverstone in a fortnight, with just 10 points between the Mercedes duo.

For all the fears of Hamilton running and hiding this season, it's worth noting that Rosberg is just six points worse off that he was last year, when the title very much felt like a two-horse race. And three wins from four races more than suggests Rosberg can maintain his form.

Even though we're signing off, be sure to check back on the site after 16:35 BST for video highlights of the race and that monster crash between Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso, which remains under investigation by the race stewards.

Thanks for your company. We'll see you for the British Grand Prix.

Alonso and Raikkonen

Alonso earns unwanted record

Fernando Alonso has been in F1 a long, long time, indeed he was the baby of the 2001 intake at just 20 years of age.

Two world titles and 32 wins have followed in 14 seasons in the sport, but only today did he rack up a fourth consecutive retirement from a grand prix.

His previous worst was three in a row, at the Austrian, Monaco and Canadian Grands Prix back in his debut 2001 season at Minardi.

Fernando Alonso
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Alonso, Raikkonen, Montoya, Bernoldi
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Did Raikkonen simply lose it?

Andrew Benson

Chief F1 writer


"Exactly what happened in the

scary crash between Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso remains unclear, but replays are starting to emerge on the internet and one of them seems to suggest pretty definitively that Raikkonen simply lost it and turned sharp left into the McLaren.

"Alonso said he felt a lack of grip from the Ferrari's tyres might be to blame: 'It was obviously quite scary. Kimi started with the prime tyre, which probably didn't help for the level of grip. He exited Turn Two with a lot of wheelspin so the car was moving. We were all overtaking him left and right and when he lost the car to the left I was on the left. We went both on the wall and I was lucky to not hit him on the head. I was braking but my wheels were in the air. Luckily we were both fine. I was in the wrong place. It was a very strange incident. He lost the car in fifth gear or something like that.'"

Hamilton ties 45-year-old Stewart record

He may not have won the race but Lewis Hamilton achieved a little milestone today as he led his 17th consecutive grand prix.

That ties Sir Jackie Stewart's long-held record, the Scot achieving the feat while driving for Matra and Tyrrell in 1969-70.

Jackie Stewart
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David Redmond: Thought that race was one of the better ones this season. Fair play to Rosberg blew Hamilton away.

Bishop Yinkus: Hate to admit it but credit to Nico despite giving Hamilton pole, he still stormed forward and won.

Nick: At least swearing on the podium makes the sport a smidge more exciting...

Lovely use of the word smidge there.

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Maldonado finding consistency

Did I say he was coming good or what?

Pastor Maldonado - he of the completely hatstand overtaking manoeuvre at the end of that race - has now finished in the points in each of the last two races.

That's the same amount as he managed in his previous 45 races.

Updated constructors' standings


Updated drivers' standings


Final timing screen

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Driver reaction

Williams driver Felipe Massa reacts to the 40th podium of his career: "It's great people here supporting. It was a fantastic race today. We managed to get Sebastian with his pit problem and pass him there. I understood that at the end of the race he would be behind me because they were one or two tenths quicker every lap. But I managed to keep the line and just use the experience."

Felipe Massa

Driver reaction

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton reacts to his second-place finish: "Nico did a fantastic job today. he was quicker during the race. I had a bad start which lost me ground. In the second stint it was just about making the distance so that's what we tried to do."

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Driver reaction

Race winner Nico Rosberg speaking on the podium: "It's an awesome feeling to win again here. The start made the race. It was a great start and I managed to defend in the first couple of corners. I was really happy with the car and to see the gap open up to Lewis."

Nico Rosberg

Fortieth career podium Massa

All-round good guy Felipe Massa has reached a nice milestone today, his 40th career podium. Well done that man.

His first came for Ferrari at the 2006 European Grand Prix.

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Gerhard Berger doing podium interviews

It took him around 15 seconds to swear.

Then he called Nico 'Lewis'.

What a madman.


Force India on Twitter: Ten points for us today to go into 5th place in the Constructors' Championship! Good day of hunting today!

Toro Rosso on Twitter: "The car was great, finally some points again!" says a happy Max Verstappen as he crosses the line in P8. A great effort Max!

Max Verstappen

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Jamie Squibbs: Happy for Massa. Bit lucky with Vettel's slow pit-stop but a great drive for a great podium.

Nobody'sOpinion: Would have liked to have seen a dogfight between Rosberg & Hamilton towards the end of the race especially with Rosberg having an edge on pace.

Nick Bennetts: Not a fantastic GP, but it was far more exciting than Canada.

Final result

1 Rosberg, 2 Hamilton, 3 Massa, 4 Vettel, 5 Bottas, 6 Hulkenberg, 7 Maldonado, 8 Verstappen, 9 Perez, 10 Ricciardo, 11 Nasr, 12 Kvyat, 13 Ericsson, 14 Merhi

Retired: Grosjean, Sainz, Button, Stevens, Raikkonen, Alonso


David Coulthard

BBC F1 co-commentator

"I think Nico is so happy he can barely get out of the car. He has had the pace all weekend. Hamilton is one of the greats there's no question about it. If you look at the greats, they didn't beat their team mates all the time."

Nico Rosberg

David Coulthard

BBC F1 co-commentator

"Lewis will take it of course but second is not a reason for a party. Funnily enough, position three is because that was not expected for Williams."

Rosberg makes it three wins out of four

So that is Nico Rosberg's third win of the season and second in a row at this track.

It's his 11th career victory and sees him close back to within 10 points of Lewis Hamilton at the head of the drivers' standings.

He has now won three of the last four races.

The German has thoroughly deserved this one. He's been brilliant all weekend and - qualifying aside - has always seemed to have the legs on the world champion.

Nico Rosberg

Mercedes team radio

Nico Rosberg: "Yeah, guys! Yes! Come on, guys."

Hamilton settles for second

In the end Hamilton took the flag 3.8s behind Rosberg (that becomes 8.8 with the time penalty added), with Massa 17 seconds back.

Massa holds on for final podium place

Brilliant from Massa, he holds on for third just ahead of Vettel.

Chequered flag


Nico Rosberg

Toro Rosso team radio

Verstappen: "Tyres are completely gone."

Maldonado: Legend

Pastor has just pulled off a ludicrous move on Vertappen.

He was practically sideways as he moved out from the slipstream of the Toro Rosso and somehow held on to the car.

Verstappen then sailed off track, allowing the Venezuelan through. He's now seventh.

Two laps to go

Rosberg leads by just under five seconds from Hamilton, Massa in third is under intense pressure from Vettel for third.

Felipe Massa

Ferrari on Twitter: What a thrilling battle for the podium!

Mercedes team radio

Team to Nico Rosberg: "Is it [the vibration] under braking? Or all the time?"

Rosberg: "All the time. All the time. Not a flat spot. It's the tyre. All eyes on that. All eyes on that."

Vettel has a go

Vettel has fired the first shot in his battle with Massa, stuffing his nose up the inside of the Williams into three. The Brazilian stays ahead. Just.

Mercedes team radio

Nico Rosberg: "Vibration getting stronger and stronger on the right front."

He remains comfortably ahead of team-mate Hamilton, who also has a five-second penalty to be added.

Vettel ups ante

Vettel is right on Massa now.

Half a second his the gap. All eyes on this battle.


Maldonado on the up

Pastor Maldonado has become a much steadier pair of hands in recent times.

He raced very well in Canada to score his first points of the season and he doing the same again today. He's all over Verstappen in the battle for sixth and it looks only a matter of time before the Lotus passes the Toro Rosso.

Also, if he sees the chequered flag today he'll make it

100 days without a crash.

Has Pastor crash
Has Pastor crash
Has Pastor crashed today?

Ricciardo takes Nasr

And the Red Bull man is into the points.

Slim pickings for the team at their home race, and not anything that's going to improve the mood of Dietrich Mateschitz.


Fastest laps (as of lap 50)


Get involved - praise for Pastor #bbcf1

Sibande Lawrence: A tricky circuit like this one. It's nice to see Mr Maldonado not crashing... YET.

Adam: Very impressed with Maldonado driving right now. Great pass on Ricciardo.

All eyes on...

Ben Edwards

BBC F1 commentator

"It's the gap between the Williams and Ferrari that everyone is turning their attention to. Can Massa withstand the pressure from Vettel? The gap is still 2.0 seconds on that last lap."

Fernando Alonso on Twitter: From 19 to 14 in two corners... the rest... Impossible to avoid the car of Kimi when lost control... Glad to see we are all ok!!

LAP 59 - top 10

1 Rosberg, 2 Hamilton (+6.3secs), 3 Massa, 4 Vettel, 5 Bottas, 6 Hulkenberg, 7 Verstappen, 8 Maldonado, 9 Perez, 10 Nasr.