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Austrian Grand Prix 2022

F1 standings: Leclerc makes significant gains after victory

The Austrian Grand Prix was a race of mixed fortunes for both Ferrari and Red Bull, and the outcome has had an impact on the World Championship standings.

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Charles Leclerc's win at the Austrian Grand Prix has helped him to reclaim P2 in the battle for the World Championship.

The Ferrari driver added 25 points to his tally by taking victory at the Red Bull Ring, putting him ahead of Sergio Perez in the standings.

Max Verstappen maintains his 38-point lead at the top after finishing second in Austria, and also claimed an extra point for the fastest lap.

Perez and Carlos Sainz both retired from the event, and sit in third and fourth respectively. Sainz's non-score has also enabled George Russell to close in, with the Mercedes driver now only five points away from Sainz.

Alpine and Haas make progress

Ferrari have slightly reduced Red Bull's lead at the top of the Constructors' Championship from 62 points to 56, while Mercedes are 66 points away from the Scuderia in third.

McLaren and Alpine each had both drivers finish in the points. However, Alpine are the ones who have gained, having now equalled McLaren on 81 points in the battle for fourth.

Haas also celebrated a double points finish for Mick Schumacher and Kevin Magnussen, which has helped the American squad to move up into seventh.

Check out the full F1 World Championship standings below:

Formula 1 standings 2022

Pos. Driver Team Points
1
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing 258
2
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari 178
3
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing 173
4
George Russell
Mercedes AMG F1 158
5
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari 156
6
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes AMG F1 146
7
Lando Norris
McLaren Racing 76
8
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 58
9
Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo Racing 46
10
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 41
11
Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 22
12
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren Racing 19
13
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 16
14
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin F1 Team 16
15
Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 12
16
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 11
17
Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo Racing 5
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin F1 Team 4
19
Alexander Albon
Williams Racing 3
20
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing 0
21
Nico Hulkenberg
Aston Martin F1 Team 0
Pos. Team Drivers Points
1
Red Bull
Verstappen & Pérez 431
2
Ferrari
Sainz & Leclerc 334
3
Mercedes
Hamilton & Russell 304
4
Alpine
Alonso & Ocon 99
5
McLaren
Norris & Ricciardo 95
6
Alfa Romeo
Bottas & Zhou 51
7
Haas
Schumacher & Magnussen 34
8
AlphaTauri
Gasly & Tsunoda 27
9
Aston Martin
Stroll & Vettel 20
10
Williams
Albon & Latifi 3

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