Verstappen wins Austrian GP Sprint race

RED BULL RING, AUSTRIA - JULY 09: Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB18 during the Austrian GP at Red Bull Ring on Saturday July 09, 2022 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images)

The Austrian GP weekend Sprint race was a fun event and had a few exciting moments on track. The Sprint was won by Max Verstappen followed by two Ferrari’s of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.

The pass of Mick Schumacher by Red Bull’s Sergio Perez was a terrific move and a sort of, “welcome to the majors, Mr. Schumacher” moment. Equally, Mick did a terrific job of defending against a quicker Lewis Hamilton but once Mick’s teammate, Kevin Magnussen pulled out enough of a lead to deny the young German DRS, he was a sitting duck for the 7-time champ.

Sprint Results:

PosNameCarGapBest Time
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1m08.455s
2Charles LeclercFerrari+1.675s1m08.321s
3Carlos Sainz Jr.Ferrari+5.644s1m08.409s
4George RussellMercedes+13.429s1m08.979s
5Sergio PérezRed Bull+18.302s1m09.137s
6Esteban OconAlpine-Renault+31.032s1m09.384s
7Kevin MagnussenHaas-Ferrari+34.539s1m09.232s
8Lewis HamiltonMercedes+35.447s1m09.516s
9Mick SchumacherHaas-Ferrari+37.163s1m09.457s
10Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo-Ferrari+37.557s1m09.674s
11Lando NorrisMcLaren-Mercedes+38.58s1m09.909s
12Daniel RicciardoMcLaren-Mercedes+39.738s1m09.996s
13Lance StrollAston Martin-Mercedes+48.241s1m10.295s
14Guanyu ZhouAlfa Romeo-Ferrari+50.753s1m10.165s
15Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri-Red Bull+52.125s1m10.409s
16Alex AlbonWilliams-Mercedes+52.412s1m10.367s
17Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri-Red Bull+54.556s1m10.267s
18Nicholas LatifiWilliams-Mercedes+1m08.694s1m10.284s
Sebastian VettelAston Martin-Mercedes1m10.317s
Fernando AlonsoAlpine-Renault0s
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