It was speculated that an hour would be run and half the points would be awarded, or until it could be postponed to Monday. But the proximity of the Dutch GP next Sunday made it impossible due to the logistics of the transfer of the teams. Finally, the first possibility was chosen but it could not be fulfilled either.
The safety car started up, the minimum statutory three laps were covered and track conditions did not improve on an asphalt where dangerous puddles had formed on many sides. That is why the race director sent everyone inside and surprised with the decision to award half the score despite not having run.
A) Yes, Max Verstappen was victorious and he discounted Lewis Hamilton in the championship fight, while George Russell was left with the best result in Formula 1 with the Williams, after his great qualifying on Saturday underwater. Separate paragraph for the Dutchman’s teammate in Red Bull, Sergio Pérez, who in the first outing went off the track, broke his trunk and although they changed it, he went from 7th to last without adding anything.