F1: Hamilton takes 100th Victory in the Rain at Sochi

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Lewis Hamilton took his 100th Grand Prix victory in a Russian Grand Prix that started in dry conditions and ended under rain, the MercedesAMG driver making a late switch to intermediate tires to take the lead when pole-sitter Lando Norris agonizingly slid out of the lead with just 2 laps left. Max Verstappen made it from P20 to P2, and Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz took 3rd having started 2nd.

The race highlights, clock here.

The race results

144Lewis HamiltonMERCEDESAMG531:30:41.00125
233Max VerstappenRED BULL RACING HONDA53+53.271s18
355Carlos SainzFERRARI53+62.475s15
43Daniel RicciardoMCLAREN MERCEDES53+65.607s12
577Valtteri BottasMERCEDESAMG53+67.533s10
614Fernando AlonsoALPINE RENAULT53+81.321s8
74Lando NorrisMCLAREN MERCEDES53+87.224s7
87Kimi RäikkönenALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI53+88.955s4
911Sergio PerezRED BULL RACING HONDA53+90.076s2
1063George RussellWILLIAMS MERCEDES53+100.551s1
1118Lance StrollASTON MARTIN MERCEDES53+106.198s0
125Sebastian VettelASTON MARTIN MERCEDES52+1 lap0
1310Pierre GaslyALPHATAURI HONDA52+1 lap0
1431Esteban OconALPINE RENAULT52+1 lap0
1516Charles LeclercFERRARI52+1 lap0
1699Antonio GiovinazziALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI52+1 lap0
1722Yuki TsunodaALPHATAURI HONDA52+1 lap0
189Nikita MazepinHAAS FERRARI51+2 laps0
NC47Mick SchumacherHAAS FERRARI32DNF0

* Provisional results. Note – Norris scored an additional point for setting the fastest lap of the race.

Have a prosperous week, Keep the Faith!