How F1 got the race it wanted in Russia

How F1 got the race it wanted in Russia

A thrilling finish with three cars going into the last lap tied together, and an underdog emerging on top. There was a superb F1 contest in Russia - but it was for third place. BEN ANDERSON analyses it

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