Breaking News: Bottas Wins Russian Grand Prix 2020 at Sochi

The gripping Russian Grand Prix race at Sochi saw Valtteri Bottas from Mercedes emerge victorious, much to the disappointment of Hamilton fans who had been eager for Hamilton to meet Schumacher’s Record.

The second place was won by Max Verstappen of Redbull, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes came third despite the double penalty earned before the race, Perez of Racing Point came fourth in the race and Daniel Ricciardo of Renault placed fifth.

This was the second podium won by Bottas at Sochi.

Lewis Hamilton was served with a double penalty before the race.

The number of laps was 53 at the Sochi circuit in Russia and the provisional standings are as follows:

POSNODRIVERCARLAPSTIME/RETIREDPTS
177Valtteri BottasMERCEDES531:34:00.3640
233Max VerstappenRED BULL RACING HONDA53+7.729s0
344Lewis HamiltonMERCEDES53+22.729s0
411Sergio PerezRACING POINT BWT MERCEDES53+30.558s0
53Daniel RicciardoRENAULT53+52.065s0
616Charles LeclercFERRARI53+62.186s0
731Esteban OconRENAULT53+68.006s0
826Daniil KvyatALPHATAURI HONDA53+68.740s0
910Pierre GaslyALPHATAURI HONDA53+89.766s0
1023Alexander AlbonRED BULL RACING HONDA53+97.860s0
1199Antonio GiovinazziALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI52+1 lap0
1220Kevin MagnussenHAAS FERRARI52+1 lap0
135Sebastian VettelFERRARI52+1 lap0
147Kimi RäikkönenALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI52+1 lap0
154Lando NorrisMCLAREN RENAULT52+1 lap0
166Nicholas LatifiWILLIAMS MERCEDES52+1 lap0
178Romain GrosjeanHAAS FERRARI52+1 lap0
1863George RussellWILLIAMS MERCEDES52+1 lap0
NC55Carlos SainzMCLAREN RENAULT0DNF0
NC18Lance StrollRACING POINT BWT MERCEDES0DNF0
Standings Table – Formula One Official Website

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