Lance Stroll was voted Driver of the Weekend for the first time after taking a surprise podium finish in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
“I cannot recall somebody who got a ten seconds penalty,” fumed Sebastian Vettel after the chequered flag fell on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Baku’s first grand prix currently sits among the ten worst races of the last ten years. But Sunday’s race was rated among the top ten by F1 Fanatic readers.
Lance Stroll, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen were F1 Fanatic’s stars of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend. Here’s why.
Daniel Ricciardo winning ahead of Valtteri Bottas? Surely no one predicted that? Remarkably, this weekend’s Predictions Championship winner did!
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend.
Sebastian Vettel reached a record number of penalty points while a faulty headrest cost Lewis Hamilton a clean sweep of victories on every 2017 track.
Lewis Hamilton lost his headrest but Sebastian Vettel lost his head. Out of the chaos Daniel Ricciardo emerged to take a shock win in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton told race director Charlie Whiting his penalty for Sebastian Vettel was too lenient after they collided. Here are the team radio highlights from the race.
A lucky break on his strategy played a role in Daniel Ricciardo’s surprise Azerbaijan Grand Prix win as Red Bull minimised the time he spent on the slower soft compound tyre.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel finished just six seconds off the lead despite significant delays in their races.
Sebastian Vettel set the fastest lap during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix – 1.4 seconds quicker than race winner Daniel Ricciardo.
Who was the best driver during the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the drivers’ championship to 14 points as McLaren scored their first points of the season.
Daniel Ricciardo took victory in Baku from Valtteri Bottas and the Williams of Lance Stroll, with Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton behind.
Daniel Ricciardo took victory ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Lance Stroll after an incident-filled Azerbaijan Grand Prix saw Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton collide.
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The 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in pictures.
Mercedes were almost a second quicker than their closest rivals in Baku last year and 12 months later that gap has increased.
Valtteri Bottas reckons F1 was “kind of lucky” to have such an uneventful race 12 months ago. Will this year’s race be a messier affair?