The Turkish GP has been selected as the best race of the 2020 season according to the fans. The vibrant, exciting and surprising return of Istanbul Park to Formula 1 this season thrilled the public and this event has won the game with a third of the votes to the GP of Italy and the GP of Sakhir, who finished second and third respectively. .
The chaos experienced in Istanbul Park, in which the rain made an appearance on a track that was already slippery in itself, made the public vibrate on a weekend in which Lewis Hamilton made history by winning the race and taking over his seventh World Championship. A third of the fans have chosen this GP as the best of the year.
Turkey's was an exciting weekend from the first minute. The fact that the drivers found such a new and slippery track thrilled the fans, who rose from their seats again with the arrival of qualifying rain, which brought an unexpected first pole from Lance Stroll.
In the race, the track was wet from start to finish. No driver dared to put on dry tires at any time, and all completed 58 laps on intermediate and extreme rain tires. Hamilton shone and despite coming sixth, he took the victory, and with him two old acquaintances like Sergio Pérez and Sebastian Vettel returned to the podium. The two had not been on one for more than a year.
The second best GP has been that of Italy with a quarter of the votes, who was the best of the first part of the season for the fans. Pierre Gasly's surprising victory in a completely crazy race allowed the public to see something different, something that many asked for after seven races of undeniable dominance by Mercedes and Max Verstappen's Red Bull.
The podium was completed by the Sakhir GP with 18% of the votes. The outdoor circuit brought with it a new surprise result after a real chaos in the last 30 laps, as Sergio Pérez claimed his first victory in Formula 1. Accompanied by Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll on the podium. The Mercedes pit road disaster doomed a George Russell who cherished his first Grand Circus triumph.
Fourth place went to the Austrian GP, which opened the season with a truly chaotic race full of abandonments from start to finish. The inaugural race got 5% of the votes while the fifth-placed, the Tuscany GP, got 4%. Mugello's wild debut has also been to the liking of fans.