The club members eligible to win the Austrian Grand Prix contained just four members: The factory Mercedes entries of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. And teammates Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa in the Mercedes-powered Williams cars.
For the record, the leader board for the 71-lap race around the Red Bull Ring set in the picturesque setting of the Sytrian Alps played out as follows:
Lap 1 to 13: Massa
Laps 14 to 15: Bottas
Laps 16 to 26: Sergio Perez/Force India
Laps 27 to 40: Rosberg
Lap 41: Bottas
Lap 42: Massa
Laps 43 to 47: Fernando Alonso/Ferrari
Laps 48 to 71: Rosberg
The reality, however, was that the Mercedes duo of Rosberg and Hamilton, even though their cars had...
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