2014 Austrian Formula 1 Grand Prix - Race

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Another thrilling race and the perfect way to return to Austria!
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Raikkonen scores the final point in 10th
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Ricciardo snatches eighth from Hulkenberg on the final lap!
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Alonso takes fifth, ahead of Perez and Magnussen
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Bottas takes third, ahead of Williams team-mate Massa
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Rosberg holds on to win the Austrian Grand Prix!
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Rosberg runs wide at Turn 3, but Hamilton also makes a mistake
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Final lap: Hamilton is within DRS range of Rosberg!
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Rosberg is told that he can use the overtake button
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Bottas is still running a comfortable third
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Rosberg appears to have the situation under control
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Lap 70/71: Onto the penultimate lap, with 1.2 seconds between the Mercedes duo
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Lap 69/71: The gap stabilises with three laps remaining
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Can he keep Hamilton out of DRS range?
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Lap 68/71: Rosberg responds on the following lap
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Lap 67/71: Hamilton is on a late charge, cutting Rosberg's lead to 1.3 seconds
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Magnussen was easy to pick off after a slow exit from the first corner
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Lap 66/71: Perez passes Magnussen for sixth at Turn 2
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Massa's team-mate, Bottas, is still occupying third
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Lap 63/71: Massa has found a little more speed to edge away from Alonso
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Rosberg is now more than two seconds clear of Hamilton
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Lap 62/71: Vergne inspects his car after returning to the garage
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The Brazilian is also reminded that he has greater straight line speed
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Massa is told to keep looking after the tyres on the exit of corners
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He is now within DRS range of the Williams driver
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Alonso has closed in on fourth-placed Massa
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Lap 61/71: Vergne retires his car with a brake problem
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He's just 2.7 seconds behind sixth-placed Magnussen
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Lap 60/71: Perez sets a new fastest lap of the race
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Ferrari's radio call turned out to be correct
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He puts on Super Softs and rejoins in 11th, behind Raikkonen
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Lap 59/71: Button pits from seventh
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The gap now stands at 1.8 seconds
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Lap 58/71: Rosberg still edging away from Hamilton
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Massa is now in clear air, but trails team-mate Bottas by four seconds
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Perez rejoins in eighth, ahead of team-mate Hulkenberg
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Lap 56/71: Perez makes his final stop for Super Softs
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Still lots of strategies to unfold in the closing stages
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Lap 54/71: Raikkonen, in 11th, is told that he is racing seventh-placed Button
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That will be music to his ears...
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Lap 53/71: Hamilton is told that his rear tyres are healthier than Rosberg's
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Perez will be pitting soon, but it is hampering Massa's chances of a podium
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Lap 51/71: Massa still stuck behind Perez's Force India
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There will be a few anxious faces on the Mercedes pit wall...
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He is told that they are in the same position and it will need to be managed
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Lap 49/71: Hamilton asks if Rosberg also has a brake issue
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Lap 48/71: Perez is splitting the Williams drivers in fourth, but must stop for Super Softs
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Alonso has rejoined in sixth position
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Rosberg moves back into the lead
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Lap 47/71: Alonso pits for fresh tyres
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Lap 46/71: Raikkonen is warned about track limits at Turn 8
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Raikkonen pits for the second time today and rejoins in 11th
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"Brakes are under control now," he is informed
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Hamilton asks about the state of his brakes
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Lap 45/71: Alonso, yet to make his second stop, now leads the race
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He rejoins in sixth, behind Perez
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Lap 44/71: Massa pits from the lead
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Lap 43/71: Rosberg is told that he is racing Hamilton "to the end"
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A new fastest lap from Hamilton was crucial there
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Bottas rejoins in fifth, behind Hamilton!
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Lap 42/71: Bottas leads for a lap before pitting
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The Williams drivers have been released
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He takes on Softs and comes out ahead of Hamilton
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Lap 41/71: Race leader Rosberg pits
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He puts on more Soft tyres and rejoins in fifth
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Lap 40/71: Hamilton pits from third
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That all but confirms Mercedes' plan to step it up a gear
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"OK Lewis, it's Hammer Time," is the message to Hamilton
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It looks as though he has been given the call to push harder
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Rosberg is told to change a setting on his steering wheel
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Lap 37/71: Perez passes team-mate Hulkenberg for seventh
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Red Bull presumably made the call to save car parts for the rest of the season
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Mechanics are there to greet him, as a disastrous day comes to an end
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Lap 36/71: Vettel is told to retire his car
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Massa is two seconds further back
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Bottas, meanwhile, appears to have Hamilton under control
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Rosberg still holding a comfortable lead over Bottas
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A prompt decision by the stewarding panel
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Lap 35/71: There will be no further action over the Vettel/Gutierrez clash
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He is now all over the back of team-mate Hulkenberg
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Lap 34/71: Perez still lapping very quickly
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The incident between Vettel and Gutierrez is being investigated
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Plenty of traffic for the leaders to contend with
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Vettel has been in again for a new front wing, after clipping Gutierrez's Sauber
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Lap 33/71: Rosberg is lapping normally once more, his lead up to 1.1 seconds
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Replays show a Rosberg mistake allowed Bottas to close in
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Lap 32/71: Perez posts a new fastest lap on his fresh tyres
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He will soon be back on terms with the leading trio
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Massa is informed that Rosberg "looks slow"
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Lap 31/71: Little more than a second covering the top three
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Meanwhile, Hamilton has closed right in on the pair
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Bottas is attacking Rosberg for the lead of the race!
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More Soft tyres for Perez, meaning he will have to stop again
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Lap 30/71: Perez pits, releasing Massa
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Lap 29/71: Hamilton now posts the quickest lap of the race
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Button has pitted for a fresh set of Softs
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It's a similar move to the one team-mate Rosberg pulled off
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Hamilton now finds a way past Perez
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Lap 28/71: In clean air, Rosberg posts a new fastest lap of the race
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Maldonado finally pits for fresh tyres
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Bottas follows him through moments later
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Lap 27/71: Rosberg passes Perez at Turn 2
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The Russian retires with damage to the right-rear of his car
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Lap 26/71: Kvyat has taken a trip through the gravel at Turn 5
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Lotus driver Maldonado is yet to stop
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Lap 25/71: Hulkenberg passes Maldonado for P9 at Turn 2
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Incidentally, Hamilton has used the least amount of fuel out of the frontrunners
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Remember, he retired in Canada due to a brake failure
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Lap 24/71: Hamilton is told to "lift and coast" to help the brakes
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Lap 23/71: Gutierrez pits to serve his stop/go penalty
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The German is still running last
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Lap 22/71: Vettel pits for fresh tyres
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Perez doing a brilliant job to hold the lead on ageing tyres
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But he is warned to "use them wisely"
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"You can have a few stabs with the overtake button," Hamilton is told
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Lap 21/71: Hamilton has stepped up his pace and is closing on Bottas
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Lap 20/71: Gutierrez has been given a 10-second stop/go penalty for an unsafe release
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Lap 19/71: Alonso slips past Maldonado for seventh at Turn 2
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Pole-sitter Massa was the big loser in the first pit-stop phase
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Lap 18/71: Rosberg holds the default lead, ahead of Bottas, Hamilton and Massa
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Wise words from the Mexican's engineer
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"Do not compromise your race to keep Rosberg behind," Perez is told
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Lap 17/71: Rosberg closing in on Perez and looks eager to get past
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Perez leads as he is yet to stop
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Slick work from the Williams crew as he rejoins between the Mercedes drivers
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Lap 16/71: Bottas makes his first stop of the afternoon
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Hamilton takes advantage of Massa's colder tyres, slipping past at Turn 2
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Massa has been jumped as he rejoins behind Rosberg
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Replays show Gutierrez leaving his pit box with a loose wheel
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Alonso also comes in for fresh rubber
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Lap 15/71: Massa is the first of the Williams drivers to pit
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Hamilton rejoins just behind team-mate Rosberg
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A clean stop for the Soft compound
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Lap 14/71: Hamilton dives into the pits
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Trouble for Gutierrez, who is unable to leave the pits after his first stop
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Hamilton is closing in on the Williams duo
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Lap 13/71: Massa, Bottas and Hamilton stay out
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Replays show Kvyat being released into the path of Ricciardo
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How quickly will the Williams drivers, and team-mate Hamilton, react?
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He puts on Softs and rejoins in eighth position
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Lap 12/71: Rosberg is the first of the frontrunners to pit
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Soft tyres for all three drivers
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Lap 11/71: Magnussen, Kvyat and Ricciardo pit together
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He also swaps to the Prime rubber
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Lap 10/71: Hulkenberg is the next to pit
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Vergne has pitted, switching to Softs
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A similar margin separates the Mercedes duo
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Lap 9/71: Massa leads Bottas by a second
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Massa is told to be wary of tyre degradation as the stint develops
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He's not quite close enough through the second DRS zone
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Lap 8/71: Hamilton is putting pressure on team-mate Rosberg
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Perez, who started 16th, is now all over the back of the Red Bull man
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Lap 7/71: Ricciardo is struggling for boost and has dropped to 10th
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Vergne passes Sutil for 13th position
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Vettel is told that he is "racing" after his early trouble
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DRS has been enabled, following the early yellow flags
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The top four are covered by just two seconds
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Lap 6/71: Massa still leading from Bottas and the Mercedes duo
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He was into the top five by the first corner!
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Lap 5/71: Replays show Hamilton's superb start from the fifth row of the grid
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Lap 4/71: Grosjean makes an early pit-stop
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But he is a lap down on the leaders
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Remarkably, Vettel has drive again and continues on his way
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Lap 3/71: Massa is leading team-mate Bottas by a second
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"I've lost drive. Tell me what to do!" Vettel says over the radio
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Lap 2/71: Vettel is slowing in the Red Bull
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Hamilton is flying on this opening lap, passing Alonso for P4 at Turn 8
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But Bottas fights back and repasses Rosberg into Turn 2!
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Rosberg gets the jump on Bottas, with Alonso holding fourth
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Massa makes a brilliant start and keeps his lead into the first corner
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The Austrian Grand Prix is go!
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On come the lights...
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The rest of the grid gradually forms behind him
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Massa returns to his pole position slot
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Button, Maldonado, Perez, Bianchi, Ericsson and Chilton are the only drivers on Softs
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Massa leads the field away on the formation lap
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Mechanics pull off the tyre warmers and head for the side of the track
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The final drivers are getting strapped into their cars, as the grid begins to clear
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The start is less than five minutes away...
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But it has suggested that a one-stop strategy is faster
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With this in mind, Pirelli is predicting that most drivers will pit twice
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That's much hotter than the opening two days of the race weekend
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Air and track temperatures are sitting at 23°C and 47°C respectively
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The Austrian national anthem now plays around the circuit
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Most drivers have made their way to the grid, with final briefings taking place
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And we can be found on Twitter via the handle @GPUpdate
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There is an interactive Facebook panel on the right-hand side of this page
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As always, you can discuss the action with fellow GPUpdate readers
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The first activation area comes along the start/finish straight, with a second zone following between the Remus and Schlossgold corners
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In terms of DRS, two zones have been placed on the circuit
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As a reminder, Pirelli has brought its Super Soft (Red) and Soft (Yellow) tyres to Austria
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The remainder of this afternoon's grid can be found on our dedicated race panel
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At Lotus, Romain Grosjean starts from the pit lane after a host of car changes
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This promotes Jenson Button and Sebastian Vettel, who endured tough days
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After qualifying 11th, Sergio Perez drops five places due to his post-Canada penalty
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Nico Hulkenberg, another to lose a time, completes the top ten runners
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But it was worse for Lewis Hamilton, who had his first lap time deleted before locking up under braking for Turn 2 and ruining his final attempt
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Kimi Räikkönen was the last of the timed runners after a sloppy session
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Daniel Ricciardo is fifth, in front of rookies Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat
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Nico Rosberg was the lead Mercedes in third, ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso
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Felipe Massa was the man on a mission in qualifying, edging out Williams team-mate Valtteri Bottas for his first pole since the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix
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It should also be a thriller, with a surprise pole-sitter and mixed up starting grid
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It's another pleasant day at the Red Bull Ring, with a dry race on the cards
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Good afternoon and welcome to live text coverage of the Austrian Grand Prix!