With the Austrian Grand Prix in the books let us take a look at who were the winners and losers for this weekend.
Bottas was able to grab his second win this season and of his Formula 1 career. The Finn produced an excellent lap on Saturday to claim pole and took charge of the race in the first half before keeping his cool to take the chequered flag, leading 70 of the 71 laps in the process.
More importantly, the Finn has put his name back in the middle of the title battle after reducing the gap to championship leader Sebastian Vettel by 19 points in three races.
Speaking of the German, he is surely one of the biggest winners. Although, a win was in reach following the battle towards the end of the race, the Ferrari driver will enjoy this result after increasing his lead at the top to 20 points over Lewis Hamilton.
Another podium for the smiling Australian making it five in a row, Ricciardo seems to be on a good run making use of the chaos around the grid while completing solid drives. Quietly, the Red Bul driver is now fourth in the world championship after his slow start of the season.
After his unstable start of the season and the constant brake problems he has faced, Grosjean enjoyed a close to perfect weekend making it into Q3 and grabbing some well-deserved points for Haas.
Following a disastrous start to their weekend, and a double Q1 elimination at the circuit they claimed a one-two at just three years ago, Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll took full advantage of the first lap drama, gaining eight positions each and grabbing valuable points in ninth and 10th to keep some pressure on their rivals at Force India.
Another failure to finish means Verstappen is no doubt the biggest loser. While his team-mate is enjoying an excellent run of results, a clutch problem at the start before being caught up in the crash between Fernando Alonso and Daniil Kvyat at Turn 1 forced the Dutchman to retire for the fifth time in seven races and this one came in front of a huge number of fans from his homeland.
Although Hamilton was able to minimize the losses following his five-place grid penalty, the triple world champion lost valuable points to his title rival and to his team-mate who is starting to close the gap between them adding pressure on the Briton’s bid for a fourth world championship.
The Finn had another poor weekend, easily off his team-mate's pace in all sessions. Dropping behind Hamilton to fifth in the race also adds fuel to thoughts the 2007 world champion could be the reason Ferrari lose to Mercedes in the Constructors' Championship. The 37-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and will need better results if he is willing to remain at Maranello next season.
After such a positive Friday and Saturday morning, including his first Q1 run in qualifying, luck simply deserted the Dane when it mattered. Magnussen was forced to sit out of Q2 after a somewhat freak suspension failure. Then, hopeful of a recovery on Sunday with the good pace he showed prior, it was cut out short with suspected hydraulic problems. The result of his team-mate Grosjean in sixth meant the former McLaren driver would likely have had guaranteed some points perhaps, however, he leaves Austria disappointed and empty handed.
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Hamilton keen to test 2019 Mercedes part
Whiting: Three-car F1 teams 'would work'
Max kicks out Alonso/Red Bull claim as S
New Ferrari CEO 'optimistic' of post-202
Ferrari looking post-Vettel with early L
Williams monitoring Stroll-to-Force Indi
Next Honda upgrade could put them ahead
Newey doubtful of Vettel F1 title hopes,
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Two-way fight for Toro Rosso seat alongs
Prost sure Ricciardo investment by Renau
Ocon got Perez apology but team orders a
Mercedes' Wolff calls for blue flag twea
Vettel 'will always defend' Ferrari desp
Hamilton still wary of Ferrari threat af
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Vettel confident of making up lost time
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Ricciardo admits causing Ocon plight as
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Leclerc doesn't expect to feel extra pre
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Red Bull not expecting Monaco-style domi
Raikkonen: I'm 'happy with my own reason
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Williams play down concerns over 2019 F1
Ferrari boss apologised to Valtteri Bott
Red Bull boss Horner dismisses 'impracti
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Brundle: Raikkonen should have 'moved as
Ocon: My only goal is to be F1 champion
Kubica to weigh up F1 alternatives witho
CEO Brown: Results unlikely to improve w
Mercedes cautious over Singapore GP chan
Ferrari confirm Leclerc alongside Vettel
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Ocon would be 'obvious' Toro Rosso optio
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Ferrari swinging back towards Raikkonen
Sainz backs Kvyat amid rumours of 2019 T
2019 McLaren driver Norris concedes Vand
FIA president Todt talks Halo and all-el
Ricciardo desperate to add Singapore win
Haas chief Steiner: Renault only protest
Mercedes boss Wolff responds to Vettel c
Vettel insists he's 'happy' fighting Rai
Kubica concedes F1 comeback effort 'may
Charles Leclerc to Ferrari accidentally
Ecclestone: Hamilton nor Vettel would ac
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Buemi the latest name added to the 'long
Vettel fumes on Raikkonen: I have to rac
Wolff remains 'optimistic' about Ocon as
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Hamilton expects F1 would miss Raikkonen
McLaren boss Brown recommends Vandoorne
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Red Bull will leave F1 if Honda fail, Ma
Haas to appeal Grosjean's Italian GP dis
Vandoorne out, Norris in for 2019 at McL
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Verstappen furious with stewards after M
Hamilton to Tifosi: Booing 'only a posit
Hamilton & Vettel split over Lap 1 clash
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Force India confirm Stroll seat-fitting
Leclerc contract stopping Ferrari from r
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Magnussen hits back at Alonso: 'He think
Gasly: P9 in Monza qualifying 'a nice su
Perez & Force India accept blame for sho
Stroll surprised by 'straightforward' ru
Hamilton anticipated Ferrari gains in Q3
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Raikkonen: Monza 'couldn't be a better p
Vettel quiet on Ferrari complaint after
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Italian GP: Vettel edges Hamilton in tig
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Daniil Kvyat confirmed as possible Toro
German GP to remain in 2019 as Suzuka si
Vandoorne: Australia was McLaren's best
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Vettel hopes Ferrari revival can save It
Kubica set to be overlooked by Williams