Championship leader Sebastian Vettel finished fourth after being penalised for swerving into Lewis Hamilton who came fifth. But in this chaos, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo benefited by winning the action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday. Also Read - F1 News 2020: Michael Schumacher's Son Mick to Race For Haas in 2021
Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes came second after overcoming a first-lap collision with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. While teenager Lance Stroll of Canada finished third, the Williams driver’s first posium finish. Also Read - Lewis Hamilton Tests Positive For COVID-19, Mercedes Driver to Miss Sakhir Grand Prix
Vettel was penalised with a 10-second stop-go penalty when his car collided with Hamilton’s car. The collision left Vettel infuriated because the hit happened when Hamilton slowed down a bit. Also Read - F1 2020 Results: Lewis Hamilton Wins Crash-hit Bahrain GP to Claim 11th Win of The Season; Romain Grosjean Escapes Horror Crash
Hamilton too could not extend his championship advantage because he was forced to pit for a loose head rest.
For Australian Ricciardo, this was his first win since he won the Malaysian Grand Prix lasy year. However, with this win, he has moved to fourth in the standings.
(With Agency inputs)