Grand Prix of Europe F1 2017: Results of the race

Starts the race on the fantastic street circuit in Baku to accommodate the European GP F1 2017. The entire career has been checkered, if we have to make a hero of today may be the pieces of fiber of the track, which I have had the VSC and also the red flag that stopped the race, allowing the mechanics to work on cars. The pieces obviously were in there for the shocks and frictions that have been given on numerous occasions between several cars. A very nice race with many changes and many struggles we have seen in this circuit also as showy.

again, we have seen mechanical problems for Verstappen when he is fighting for the first positions, as in Canada. A penalty to Red Bull, but they are not the only ones harmed here, because we’ve seen that Kvyat also left the race due to problems, many touches, as I have said, the touch that has been able to stop (not for the red flag has returned to the track, just as Räikkönen) to both Force India out for what happened in Canada and the desire that he had for Esteban Ocon to Sergio Perez, also ladder between the two pilots of Sauber… all a mix of events that has made the race more interesting. Valtteri Bottas has been one of the of the black list, with problems by the puncture and having to enter the box… Ericsson has also had problems at the start with their batteries, although he has been able to deal with them and has come to roll 10. Good for Sauber that has suffered.

We have seen a attitude unsporting of Vettle during the SafetyCar, “pushing” literally the car of Hamilton behind when challenged. Something that has not damaged too much the car of Hamilton for the rear area and also to Vettel. Finally, the commissioners have decided to put a 10 second penalty to the German pilot by his attitude. In addition, the Ferrari has arrived to pair with the Mercedes to lift the hand. But Hamilton also has had his “penalty”, as it has had to enter in a box for safety to have loose protection, ajustándoselo and going to lose their leadership to drop several positions. This has made re-find with Vettel and had a good fight at the end of the race for positions.

Carlos Sainz Jr. has been able to finish in the points, and Alonso has managed to save fuel with the red flag and has been able to tighten the engine is old (not the new) to be able to finish in the points. Yes, actually Honda brought here a specification enhanced with some horse more that was more than two or three tenths here according to what he has recognized the own boss of Honda F1. The reason not to use it here is that by criminalizing going to be a complicated race and it is not a circuit favourable, therefore will take advantage of this type of circuits or Monza for these changes, penalize and return to the previous engine to have a new motor with no mileage and no penalties to be able to squeeze in the tracks that were more conducive to McLaren-Honda. When listening to the radio to McLaren many tremble, and today it has been heard several times, but it was for minor problems like the brakes. The Honda has endured and have gotten points. ¡NEWS!

race Results

Position Pilot Time Turns
1 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 2:03:55″570 51
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +3″904 51
3 Lance Stroll Williams +4″009 51
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +5″976 51
5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +6″188 51
6 Esteban Ocon Force India +30″298 51
7 Kevin Magnussen Haas +41″753 51
8 Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso +49″400 51
9 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda +59″551 51
10 Pascal Wehrlein Sauber +89″083 51
11 Marcus Ericsson Sauber +91″794 51
12 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Honda +92″160 51
13 Romain Grosjean Haas +1 lap 50
14 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Retired
15 Sergio Perez Force India Retired
16 Felipe Massa Williams Retired
17 Nico Hülkenberg Renault Retired
18 Max Verstappen Red Bull Retired
19 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso Retired
20 Jolyon Palmer Renault Retired

We left happy, more or less, with the current race, and we go to the next appointment in the GP of Austria. The appointment in the house of Red Bull, we shall see it there as an act of our national drivers, both Carlos and Fernando. I hope that it was already used in the MCL32 the new specification Honda engine that you have brought here and that gives those tenths extra. And by the way, I don’t want to end without giving the absolute congratulations to Ricciardo who has managed this upset victory and also to Stroll, that after the harsh criticism, the events that happened next here have placed on the podium. Bottas has also done a great job and especially that overtaking a few meters before the start / finish straight being second ahead of Stroll, with all of the lost ground has been traced to end in the third drawer of the podium. A pity the touch of Ocon and Perez, because again the Force India had the pace to be near or on the podium, the same as in Canada, that by the disobedience and pride of Perez probably lost Stephen any position and in this it has happened again for the tap that said.

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