F1 Live: Turkish Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix kicks off on Sunday 10 October at 2:00 p.m.

You can find everything about this year’s Formula 1 season in our infographics:

Lewis Hamilton wins the Russian Grand Prix at the wheel of a Mercedes and thus wins the 100th triumph of his career as a Formula 1 driver. At the same time, he returns to the top of the championship standings.

Lewis Hamilton won the qualification for the Turkish Formula One Car Grand Prix, but due to the engine change penalty he will start from eleventh place. The pole position will be occupied by his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, who drove the second time, and will be joined on the front row by third Red Bull Max Verstappen today.

According to Pirelli experts, we can expect a race with one or two pit stops today, both variants have about the same weight. The tire compounds available are as follows:

Position on the starting grid:
1. Valtteri Bottas Mercedes
2. Max Verstappen Red Bull / Honda
3. Charles Leclerc Ferrari
4. Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri / Honda
5. Fernando Alonso Alpine / Renault
6. Sergio Pérez Red Bull / Honda
7. Lando Norris McLaren / Mercedes
8. Lance Stroll Aston Martin / Mercedes
9. Juki Cunoda Alpha Tauri / Honda
10. Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin / Mercedes
11. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes *
12. Esteban Ocon Alpine / Renault
13. George Russell Williams / Mercedes
14. Mick Schumacher Haas / Ferrari
15. Nicholas Latifi Williams / Mercedes
16. Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo / Ferrari
17. Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo / Ferrari
18. Nikita Mazepin Haas / Ferrari
19. Carlos Sainz jr. Ferrari *
20. Daniel Ricciardo McLaren / Mercedes *
Note: * – lag due to punishment

In Istanbul, the situation in Sochi will turn upside down. This time, Lewis Hamilton will chase his rival in the title fight from Max Verstappen. However, the Briton has the advantage of not starting last, but from 11th place the Dutchman will be placed first on the starting grid. In Russia, the Mercedes driver was separated from the Red Bull by 16 seats, he now has only nine.

The 20 riders entered the lead.

The circuit is wet after the rain, so everyone finally leaves with the transition tires.

1.

The Turkish Grand Prix has started.

1.

He leads Bottas ahead of Verstappen and Leclerc. Alonso has worked for hours, but continues to run.

1.

Thanks to Alonso’s mistake, Hamilton moved up to tenth place.

2.

Hamilton jumped for another position, passing Vettel.

2.

Current ranking:
1. Bottas, Mercedes
2. Verstappen, Red Bull
3. Leclerc, Ferrari
4. Perez, Red Bull
5. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
6. Norris, McLaren
7. Ride, Aston Martin
8. Cunoda, Alpha Tauri
9. Hamilton, Mercedes
10. Vettel, Aston Martin

3.

Hamilton may have a decent pace, but Cunoda bravely defends his attacks.

4.

Bottas increases the lead over Verstappen by the fastest lap in the race.

4.

The skates started to accumulate on the water. He was also caught by Latifi and Schumacher.

6.

Meanwhile, in eighth place, Cunoda is still resisting attacks from the defending champion. As the driver of the Red Bull “béčka”, he fulfills his role of number one.

6.

Bottas is 1.7 seconds ahead of Verstappen.

8.

Hamilton survived and eventually passed Cunoda.

ten.

Walk then Norris. These are the names of other riders overtaken by Hamilton, who is now sixth. But another “plug” in AlphaTauri – Gasly awaits it.

12.

Bottas secures a position in the lead, he is almost three seconds ahead.

13.

The jury awarded some of the five-second penalties given to Alonso and Gasly. They will be used during the pit stop.

16.

Hamilton dealt with Gasly faster than with his teammate.
Current ranking:

1. Bottas, Mercedes
2. Verstappen, Red Bull
3. Leclerc, Ferrari
4. Perez, Red Bull
5. Hamilton, Mercedes
6. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
7. Norris, McLaren
8. Ride, Aston Martin
9. Cunoda, Alpha Tauri
10. Sainz, Ferrari

19.

Verstappen stepped in and pulled Bottas down for half a second.

20.

Events on the track turned into waiting for a pit stop. The main question is: who and when will be the first to use dry rubbers?

23.

The hero of the duel with Hamilton Cunoda slips and suddenly comes out of the top ten.

26.

Again, there is a phase where Bottas is faster than Verstappen – it’s 3.5 seconds apart.

29.

Hamilton is already behind Pérez’s rear spoiler.

30.

Current ranking:
1. Bottas, Mercedes
2. Verstappen, Red Bull
3. Leclerc, Ferrari
4. Perez, Red Bull
5. Hamilton, Mercedes
6. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
7. Norris, McLaren
8. Ride, Aston Martin
9. Sainz, Ferrari
10. Vettel, Aston Martin

31.

There is still no dry track on the track, so tire choice is still a big unknown. Alonso therefore put on a transition mixture for water.

34.

Perez defended Hamilton’s sharp attack and holds the fourth position.

35.

If the race turns out as it is currently on the track, Verstappen would return to the top of the world championship.

37.

Verstappen finished for the new tires and managed to come back in front of Pérez.

38.

Bottas managed to change the tires at rest. Leclerc took the lead.

39.

Vettel took the risk and put the tires without a sample. This move didn’t work for him, he was literally dancing on the track, he already has tires on the wet track

40.

Leader Leclerc and fourth Hamilton have not yet returned to the pits.

40.

Current ranking:
1. Leclerc, Ferrari
2. Bottas, Mercedes
3. Verstappen, Red Bull
4. Hamilton, Mercedes
5. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
6. Perez, Red Bull
7. Ride, Aston Martin
8. Norris, McLaren
9. Ocon, alpine
10. Sainz, Ferrari

43.

Hamilton has had a fight with his team, he still doesn’t want to go to the pits.

44.

According to Verstappen, the steering wheel pulls him to the left.

45.

Bottas quickly catches up with Leclerc’s leader.

47.

It didn’t take long. Bottase overtakes Leclerc and returns to the top of the Grand Prix.

47.

Hamilton insists these tires last until the end of the Grand Prix. Because it was started on tires with a sample, a stop at the depot is not mandatory.

48.

After changing the tires, Leclerc found himself in fourth place just ahead of Pérez.

48.

Current ranking:
1. Bottas, Mercedes
2. Verstappen, Red Bull
3. Hamilton, Mercedes
4. Leclerc, Ferrari
5. Perez, Red Bull
6. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
7. Norris, McLaren
8. Sainz, Ferrari
9. Ocon, alpine
10. Ride, Aston Martin

49.

Ten laps are missing by the end of the race.

49.

Sainz showed the fastest lap a tire change can earn.

50.

Hamilton finally heard the team’s call and changed the tires. He fell to fifth place behind Leclerc.

52.

Pérez passed Leclerc without any problem, so Red Bull has two drivers on the virtual podium.

54.

Hamilton is sorry the new tires are not in the best condition. Leclerc began to run away from him.

55.

Hamilton has big problems with the tires and Gasly and Norris are already behind him.

56.

Gasly sensed Hamilton’s weakness and was about to attack him.

57.

Bottas meanwhile finished for the fastest lap of the race.

58.

Bottas starts the last lap.

58.

Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Formula 1 Grand Prix.

58.

Max Verstappen was second and Segio Pérez third.

Next ranking in the top 10:
4. Leclerc, Ferrari
5. Hamilton, Mercedes
6. Gasly, Alpha Tauri
7. Norris, McLaren
8. Sainz, Ferrari
9. Ride, Aston Martin
10. Ocon, alpine

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