There is an enormous hype through the weekend that rains could play a vital role on Sunday, however the rain gods never opened up up. Hence, without any exterior factors influencing the F1 race, Max Verstappen enjoyed an extremely straightforward Sunday mid-day to conquer Lewis Hamilton with a massive margin.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adBehind the duo, Red Bull anxiously attempted a couple-stop technique for Sergio Perez inside a bid to conquer Valtteri Bottas, however the latter drove his heart to secure the ultimate podium position for Mercedes.The space around the points table has extended further with this particular race weekend, because the Dutchman is beginning to create his fight against his title rival look one-sided.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adRace Start in the Red Bull RingMax Verstappen enjoyed an excellent start, however it was all chaos behind the Dutchman. Hamilton needed to defend his existence out against Norris and Perez, who have been directly on his rear wing, entering turn 2.Meanwhile, there is an enormous tangle behind, which began with Leclerc clipping Gasly’s rear-left tire. As the Monegasque steered clear of with front wing damage, Gasly, however, endured probably the most, as suspension damage forced the Frenchman to finish his race.F1 F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi and AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly after an accidents at the beginning of the race REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerBut it wasn’t before he collected Giovinazzi and Latifi, entering turn 3. Up ahead, among the greatest gainers from the tangle was Stroll and Russell, who hopped into P6 and P8, correspondingly.On lap 10, Perez finally got themself in front of Norris, placing themself on top 3. Bottas designed a much the same move ahead the Briton on the next lap around turn 3. Behind Norris and Stroll, there is a train developing, between Alonso in P7 and Ocon in P14.The way the first pit window performed outThe pit window finally opened up on lap 22, and also the first driver to choose a stop was Mazepin. Up ahead, Russell was the very first driver among the huge mid-field train to create his stop. But, the Briton spent a substantial 18.3 seconds around the pit box, because the crew observed a problem using the side-pod.A 4.3s stop from Perez resulted in the Mexican lost the ultimate podium position to Bottas. Meanwhile, Hamilton attempted an undercut against Verstappen, however the former just pulled the space lower, as neither of the two exchanged positions through the finish from the first round of pit-stop.F1 F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen for action throughout the race REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerRaikkonen and Ocon pitted on lap 37 following a lengthy stint around the hard tires, as both switched to mediums. Leclerc and Russell pitted for that second time on lap 38, however the latter never exited pits because he became the 2nd DNF from the race. Sainz and Ricciardo were the final group of motorists to pit on lap 43.The Spaniard arrived on the scene within an beneficial P7 on fresh hard tires and performed a simple move ahead Stroll to maneuver into P6 around the succeeding lap.The way the top ten appeared as if within the finishVerstappen were built with a enjoyable mid-day without much trouble from his rival, because he continued to determine the chequered flag in P1. Hamilton all over again unsuccessful to challenge the Dutchman and settled for P2.Behind the duo, Perez and Bottas fought against one another challenging for the ultimate podium position, just for the Mexican to assert it in the finish, much like last weekend’s race in France. Norris had a clear track ahead and behind, because the Briton drove an extremely lonely race to P5.F1 F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton for action throughout the race REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerSainz set up an outstanding first stint to gift themself P6 after beginning from P12, while his teammate, Leclerc delivered a late charge to secure P7. Stroll acquired the scraps in the lap 1 tangle to handle P8 for Aston Martin, with Alonso and Tsunoda closing the top ten.F1 driver’s standings following a Styrian GPMax Verstappen (Red Bull) – 156Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) – 138Sergio Perez (Red Bull) – 96Lando Norris (McLaren) – 86Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) – 74Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) – 58Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) – 50Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) – 37Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) – 34 Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) – 30Fernando Alonso (All downhill) – 19Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) – 14Esteban Ocon (All downhill) – 12Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri) – 9Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo) – 1Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) – 1George Russell (Johnson) – Mick Schumacher (Haas) – Nikita Mazepin (Haas) – Nicholas Latifi (Johnson) – ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adF1 constructor’s standings following a Styrian GPRed Bull Racing – 252Mercedes – 212McLaren – 120Ferrari – 108AlphaTauri – 46Aston Martin – 44All downhill – 31Alfa Romeo Racing – 2Johnson – Overall, exactly what a weekend it switched to attend the Red Bull Ring, beginning using the Hamilton-Verstappen face-off, lap 1 crashes, and ending having a nail-biting search by Perez on Bottas.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adSo, with Austria set for hosting another race next weekend and wet weather prone to persist, will the approaching weekend finish up being much more exciting?