MORE: Formula 1 2020 schedule — Total confirmed schedule for the 2020 F1 seasonWhile tires were at the forefront of today’s race much like last week’s British GP, no tire failures played into the result, even though Bottas and Hamilton both finished on terrible tires. It was also a clean race, with the safety car staying parked for the GP, and just two yellow flags which were quickly waved off.While Verstappen took home the victory, there was perhaps no more impressive performance than Charles Leclerc, battling up from starting eighth to finish fourth for team Ferrari, clearly outperforming his car. A clearly frustrated Sebastian Vettel finished outside of the points, in 12th.Sporting News covered highlights and more from the 70th Anniversary GP below.(All times Eastern.)F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix results10:41 a.m. PODIUM: Verstappen takes home the checkered flag, with Hamilton and Bottas rounding out the top three.Career win No. 9️⃣ for @Max33Verstappen 💪 #F170 🇬🇧 #F1 pic.twitter.com/Fk3YEb5PtC— Formula 1 (@F1) August 9, 202010:32 a.m.: Verstappen started fourth and unless something goes wrong, he’s going to win. He’s opened up a 10-second lead on Hamilton.10:29 a.m.: Three laps to go, and Hamilton takes second place from teammate Bottas. 10:22 a.m.: Hamilton passes Leclerc on lap 46, and he’s back on the podium. Kevin Magnussen’s day is done, as his car is retired on the day.10:18 a.m.: 10 laps to go. Hamilton tearing it up. 10:16 a.m.: Leclerc having a great day, pushing up into fourth and putting pressure on Bottas. Hamilton pits, and Verstappen takes the lead. Hamilton has work to do, exiting the pit in fourth.10:10 a.m.: Hamilton’s team telling him to push until the end with his current tires, which look like a mess. 10:03 a.m.: Both Verstappen and Bottas pitting, with Hamilton taking the lead for the moment. He’ll likely have to pit in the coming laps.10:01 a.m.: Tires for both Mercedes cars are in trouble. Daniel Ricciardo having a rough race, pitting twice and spinning off the track, falling back into 12th.9:57 a.m.: Vettel in 13th, battle for seventh and eighth between Norris and Albon. Leclerc currently holds the fastest lap. 9:54 a.m.: Bottas briefly takes the lead after a slow pit for Verstappen, but the Red Bull driver takes back the lead quickly from Bottas. 9:51 a.m.: Verstappen still on the hard tires and he’s looking at a one-stop race. Bottas, Hamilton, Hulkenberg, Stroll round out the top five. Everyone but Carlos Sainz and Daniel Ricciardo on the hard tires now.9:44 a.m.: Hamilton and Bottas both having issues with their titles, per the broadcast. Through 21 laps now. 9:39 a.m.: Vettel fights all the way back up to 11th. Verstappen still leading for now.9:36 a.m.: Both Hamilton and Bottas have pitted. Verstappen takes the lead, but he’s going to have to pit at some point, given direction from his team.9:33 a.m.: Hamilton and Bottas both having tire issues, with Bottas pitting early. Blistering apparent in both of Hamilton’s rears.9:29 a.m.: Bottas showing some blistering on his right front tire. Verstappen getting direction from his team to back off. Verstappen not listening, though, and he’s trying to push the pace with both Mercedes in front of him.9:26 a.m.: Leclerc down in eighth place, hasn’t gained or lost a spot since start. Bottas has a second lead on Hamilton, with Verstappen at 2.5 seconds.9:18 a.m.: Replay shows that Vettel spun around heading into the first corner. Tough beat for him and Ferrari, as he sits in 19th currently.Problems for Seb off the start – he’s spun!He’s now running in P18 #F170 🇬🇧 #F1 pic.twitter.com/beoc22Mxuc— Formula 1 (@F1) August 9, 20209:13 a.m.: Lights out, away we go. We had a quick yellow and back to green. Bottas and Hamilton 1-2 fighting it out. Verstappen gets ahead of Hulkenberg. Vettel drops to 20th early on.9:10 a.m.: Formation lap underway. 9:05 a.m.: Nico Hulkenberg is a fan favorite out there today.Who’s backing this guy for a podium today? 🤔 #F170 🇬🇧 @HulkHulkenberg pic.twitter.com/ROslngyxsg— Formula 1 (@F1) August 9, 20208:37 a.m.: A good pre-race laugh here.Careful, lads! 😂 #F170 🇬🇧 #F1 pic.twitter.com/YSh0inBHuh— Formula 1 (@F1) August 9, 2020Formula 1 starting gridMercedes takes another pole, this time with Valtteri Bottas pacing the group:PositionDriverTeamLap time1Valtteri BottasMercedes1:25.1542Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:25.2173Nico HulkenbergRacing Point1:26.0824Max VerstappenRed Bull1:26.1765Daniel RicciardoRenault1:26.2976Lance StrollRacing Point1:26.4287Pierre GasleyAlphaTauri1:26.5348Charles LeclercFerrari1:26.6149Alexander AlbonRed Bull1:26.66910Lando NorrisMcLaren1:26.77811Sebastian VettelFerrari1:27.07812Carlos SainzMcLaren1:27.08313Romain GrosjeanHaas1:27.25414Esteban OconRenault1:27.01115George RussellWilliams1:27.45516Daniil KvyatAlphaTauri1:27.88217Kevin MagnussenHaas1:28.23618Nicholas LatifiWilliams1:28.43019Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo1:28.43320Kimi RaikkonenAlfa Romeo1:28.493 Max Verstappen and team Red Bull put together a total team effort race on Sunday to take home the checkered flag for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.The Dutch driver pitted twice in a furious effort vs. team Mercedes, holding off a flying Lewis Hamilton and pole leader Valterri Bottas for his ninth career victory and his fourth consecutive podium finish in the 2020 F1 season.