Formula 1 2020 starts in Austria among the masks of drivers and insiders and the desolate empty Spielbereg grandstands.
THE RACE CHRONICLE
Halfway through the Austrian Grand Prix, Bottas' Mercedes is always in command of the race. Behind the Finnish teammate and world champion Hamilton. The Ferraris are far away with Leclerc sixth and Vettel, author of a head tail. only fourteenth
At the green light, the Finnish Mercedes Bottas driver jumps in front of the Verstappen Red Bull. The other Mercedes from Hamilton is fifth while the first of the Ferraris is that of Leclerc seventh. Tenth the Redhead of Vettel.
First twist in the Austrian Grand Prix . After just 11 laps from the start, the race of Max Verstappen's Red Bull stopped in second position behind Bottas's Mercedes. Smiles Lewis Hamilton who was recovering from the fifth starting position and now finds himself second behind his teammate
THE STARTING GRID
As announced by the Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton, almost all Circus drivers knelt on the starting grid before the start of the GP in protest against racism.
Among the drivers who have decided not to get down on their knees are the Ferrari driver Leclerc and Verstappen who still wore the black T-shirt with the word 'end racism' worn by all the drivers.