Valtteri Bottas holds off Sebastian Vettel to win Austrian Grand Prix

• Finn leads from pole and holds off championship leader’s late charge
• Hamilton finishes fourth after starting in eighth following grid penalty

Valtteri Bottas took his second career win with a run from pole to the flag in the Mercedes, where he led from the front, controlled the race and held off a determined effort from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who was in second place.

Daniel Ricciardo in turn held off Lewis Hamilton to take third place. The British driver had made a spirited charge from eighth on the grid but despite closing to almost pass the Australian at the death could not quite make it stick and he finished in fourth, in front of the second Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen in fifth.

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