Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Ferrari third and fifth in Baku

28 Apr 2019

Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow came away from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a third place courtesy of Sebastian Vettel and a fifth with Charles Leclerc.

The race. Sebastian held on to his start position of third and Charles dropped from eighth to tenth, before climbing all the way up to first, thanks to a long stint, having started on the Medium tyre.

Closing stages. Leclerc took the lead when those ahead pitted to shed the Soft tyres, while he came in on lap 35 for his change. In the closing stages, Vettel managed his lead over Max Verstappen, crossing the finish line in third place, behind Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton. Charles, now in a comfortable fifth place, stopped for fresh tyres to have a go at setting the race fastest lap, which he duly did, setting a new track record of 1’43”009. It was Ferrari’s 250thfastest Formula 1 race lap.


Pos

Driver

Car

Laps

Time/Retired

1

Valtteri
Bottas

Mercedes

51

1:31:52.942

2

Lewis
Hamilton

Mercedes

51

+1.524s

3

Sebastian
Vettel

Ferrari

51

+11.739s

4

Max
Verstappen

Red Bull Racing Honda

51

+17.493s

5

Charles
Leclerc

Ferrari

51

+69.107s

6

Sergio
Perez

Racing Point BWT Mercedes

51

+76.416s

7

Carlos
Sainz

McLaren Renault

51

+83.826s

8

Lando
Norris

McLaren Renault

51

+100.268s

9

Lance
Stroll

Racing Point BWT Mercedes

51

+103.816s

10

Kimi
Räikkönen

Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari

50

+1 lap

11

Alexander
Albon

Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda

50

+1 lap

12

Antonio
Giovinazzi

Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari

50

+1 lap

13

Kevin
Magnussen

Haas Ferrari

50

+1 lap

14

Nico
Hulkenberg

Renault

50

+1 lap

15

George
Russell

Williams Mercedes

49

+2 laps

16

Robert
Kubica

Williams Mercedes

49

+2 laps

NC

Pierre
Gasly

Red Bull Racing Honda

38

DNF

NC

Romain
Grosjean

Haas Ferrari

38

DNF

NC

Daniil
Kvyat

Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda

33

DNF

NC

Daniel
Ricciardo

Renault

31

DNF

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