Austrian Grand Prix 2016 live: Latest news as Lewis Hamilton wins despite last-lap crash with Nico Rosberg

Austrian Grand Prix 2016 live: Latest news as Lewis Hamilton wins despite last-lap crash with Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton closed the space on championship leader and teammate Nico Rosberg after winning the Austrian Grand Prix, where the Mercedes pair crashed around the final lap that permitted Hamilton to accept lead and drop Rosberg lower to 4th, while Sebastian Vettel crashed from the race while leading.

  • Hamilton wins after passing Rosberg around the final lap
  • Rosberg blames Hamilton for crash despite Mercedes acknowledging it had been his fault
  • Max Verstappen finishes second with Kimi Raikkonen third
  • Vettel spins out following a rear steering wheel explosion around the start-finish straight
  • Rosberg leads Hamilton by 11 points

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1 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1min 07.922secs,

2 Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes GP 1:08.465,

3 Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Pressure India 1:09.285,

4 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 1:09.781,

5 Jenson Button (Gbr) McLaren 1:09.900,

6 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 1:09.901,

7 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:09.980,

8 Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Johnson 1:10.440,

9 Max Verstappen (Ned) Red Bull 1:11.153,

10 Felipe Massa (Bra) Johnson 1:11.077,

11 Esteban Gutierrez (Mex) Haas F1 1:07.578,

12 Pascal Wehrlein (Ger) Manor Racing 1:07.700,

13 Romain Grosjean (Fra) Haas F1 1:07.850,

14 Fernando Alonso (Health spa) McLaren 1:08.154,

15 Carlos Sainz (Health spa) Scuderia Toro Rosso Virtually No Time,

16 Sergio Perez (Mex) Pressure India Virtually No Time,

17 Kevin Magnussen (Living room) Renault 1:07.941,

18 Jolyon Palmer (Gbr) Renault 1:07.965,

19 Rio Haryanto (Ina) Manor Racing 1:08.026,

20 Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:08.409,

21 Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Sauber-Ferrari 1:08.418, 2

2 Felipe Nasr (Bra) Sauber-Ferrari 1:08.446

Note: Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel have five place grid penalties for unscheduled gear box changes so start sixth and ninth correspondingly.

 

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