After suffering from electronics issues while leading the Italian Grand Prix, Ezequiel Montero has bounced back with his seventh victory of the season which puts him back in the Drivers Championship lead. Argenis Riera finished a close second while Otto Acosta rounded up the podium for Ferrari.
After finishing the race in first place, Cory Mackey (Haas) has been excluded from the results for breaching rule 14.4 and starting the race on a different compound than the one used to set his fastest time in Q2. With this change, Argenis Riera moves up to first place and takes full points in Italy even though he did not lead any lap during the race. Otto Acosta moved up to second for Ferrari and Mat Harto closed the podium for Toro Rosso. Ezequiel Montero finished in 12th place after suffering from electronics issues late in the race, he led 38 out of the 53 laps.
We now have a new Drivers Championship leader, Argenis Riera, just six points ahead of Ezequiel Montero, game on!
Ezequiel Montero left the Spa-Francorchamps circuit with a hattrick and his sixth victory of the season after winning the SRHF1 2017 Belgian Grand Prix on Thrusday. Cory Mackey came in second place followed far behind by Argenis Riera in the McLaren. The Argentinian has now extended his lead in the Drivers Championship by 19 points over Riera. On the Constructors side, we have Renault increasing the lead over McLaren by now 41 points.