Valtteri Bottas took his first grand prix victory in style in only his fourth race as a Mercedes driver, despite fierce pressure from Sebastian Vettel.
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Pirelli’s ultra-soft tyres proved remarkably durable at Sochi. Nico Hulkenberg managed to go 40 laps on his set.
As had been the case in the previous three Russian Grands Prix, the race was a processional affair with few changes in position taking place after the first lap.
Both Ferraris lapped quicker than race-winner Valtteri Bottas in his Mercedes. But Lewis Hamilton in the team’s other car was even further off the pace.
Romain Grosjean and Jolyon Palmer blamed each other for their race-ending first-lap crash in Russia but the stewards ruled neither driver was responsible.
Lewis Hamilton was left to rue a “very odd weekend” after overheating problems confined him to fourth place in the Russian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas says his first grand prix victory proves what he is capable of following his disappointments in the last two races.
Felipe Massa dismissed Sebastian Vettel’s complaint about his driving on the final lap of the Russian Grand Prix and congratulated Valtteri Bottas on his first win.
Valtteri Bottas withstood a late-race charge from Sebastian Vettel to score the first victory of his grand prix career.
Sebastian Vettel pulls 13 points clear of Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ championship but Mercedes edge ahead in the teams’ points standings.
Valetteri Bottas scored the first victory of his F1 career in the Russian Grand Prix, narrowly beating Sebastian Vettel.
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Kimi Raikkonen said he was compromised by traffic during the build-up to his final qualifying lap after missing pole position by four hundredths of a second.
Red Bull’s Christian Horner believes Ferrari already have a designated ‘number one’ driver. The Russian Grand Prix could demonstrate whether that’s really true.
Ferrari have broken Mercedes’ 18-race run of pole positions in Russia after making a substantial leap forward with their car’s performance at the Sochi Autodrom.