Regardless of one of the best efforts of race management to get the grand prix going, the weather had different concepts as heavy showers prevented any true race from going down.
Max Verstappen was declared the winner of a grand prix that amounted to a few laps behind the protection automotive, assembly the minimal requirement for a classification to be issued and the end result to be official.
However few drivers or groups got here away from Sunday smiling as the choice to run two laps divided opinion, with Lewis Hamilton branding the decision a “farce” and calling for followers to be given their a reimbursement.
Hamilton’s lead on the prime of the championship narrowed as Crimson Bull rival Verstappen took a half-points victory, whereas George Russell scored his first F1 podium after his qualifying heroics led to him being categorised second.
Dissecting the entire motion from an extended and tough day for F1 in Belgium, Ariana Bravo is joined by Autosport F1 Reporter Luke Smith and Motorsport Network Director of Digital Technique Jess McFadyen for the newest version of the Autosport Podcast.
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