RACE DEBRIEF

    Introduced in 2016, the Driver of the Day award is voted for by fans during each Grand Prix and announced at the end of the race. Here's this year's winners so far...

    Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019

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    He blasted into the lead from second on the grid and was never headed in the race, taking the point for fastest lap for good measure. And there was a third honour in store for Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas too, with the Finn picking up victory in the fan-voted Driver of the Day after a closely fought contest with Red Bull podium finisher Max Verstappen. Here’s how the voting broke down…

    Valtteri Bottas - 28.5%

    Max Verstappen - 22.9%

    Charles Leclerc - 7.5%

    Daniil Kvyat - 6%

    Kimi Räikkönen - 5.2%