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Russian GP: Best images from Sunday’s race

Check out the best images as the Formula 1 circus descended on Sochi for the Russian Grand Prix, a race that was turned on its head after Ferrari dominated the opening stages.

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, and Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, and Charles Leclerc, Ferrari
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, on the grid

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, on the grid
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The busy pre race grid begins to clear

The busy pre race grid begins to clear
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, on the grid

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, on the grid
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG at the start

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG at the start
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90 at the start

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90 at the start
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, overtakes Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, overtakes Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the start of the race
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the first corner

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the first corner
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the first corner

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90 at the first corner
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19, leads as Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19, collides with Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo Racing C38, and Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19

Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19, leads as Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19, collides with Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo Racing C38, and Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19
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Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19

Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19
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The Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team VF-19 is removed by a crane

The Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team VF-19 is removed by a crane
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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The Safety Car leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, and the rest of the field

The Safety Car leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, and the rest of the field
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, leads Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, leads Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34
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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB15, leads Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB15, leads Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19, is pushed into the garage and retirement from the race

Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19, is pushed into the garage and retirement from the race
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, makes a pit stop

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, makes a pit stop
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, makes a pit stop

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, makes a pit stop
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leaves his pit box after a stop

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, leaves his pit box after a stop
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Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso STR14, leads Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso STR14, leads Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14
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Marshals move the car of Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, off the circuit

Marshals move the car of Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, off the circuit
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, leads Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19

Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19
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George Russell, Williams Racing FW42, crashes out of the race

George Russell, Williams Racing FW42, crashes out of the race
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George Russell, Williams Racing FW42, crashes out of the race

George Russell, Williams Racing FW42, crashes out of the race
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Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso STR14

Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso STR14
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, takes victory at the finish, and is greeted by his team

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, takes victory at the finish, and is greeted by his team
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, 1st position, celebrates on arrival in Parc Ferme

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10, 1st position, celebrates on arrival in Parc Ferme
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, celebrates in Parc Ferme

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, celebrates in Parc Ferme
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, and Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1, 2nd position, celebrate in Parc Ferme

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, and Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1, 2nd position, celebrate in Parc Ferme
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, greets race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, in parc ferme

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, greets race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, in parc ferme
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The podium celebration

The podium celebration
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, with his trophy and Champagne

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, with his trophy and Champagne
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second place Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10 and race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10 drink champagne on the podium

second place Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10 and race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10 drink champagne on the podium
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, drinks champagne on the podium

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, drinks champagne on the podium
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Winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 and Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrate on the podium

Winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 and Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrate on the podium
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Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
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