Ahead of a potentially pivotal weekend in the season, Lewis Hamilton claimed pole to put the pressure on Sebastian Vettel.
Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix but it is the retirement of Lewis Hamilton that will dominate the headlines.
Mercedes drivers have won the last four grands prix in Spielberg and another victory appears likely at the Red Bull Ring.
Christian Horner claims the driver market in F1 is going to be on hold until Lewis Hamilton signs a new deal with Mercedes.
Daniel Ricciardo said "I'll have something soon for everyone" when quizzed about his future ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo has nothing to fear and plenty to gain from his current deliberation over leaving Red Bull, he believes.
Max Verstappen does not expect Sebastian Vettel to face the same sort of probing he has after collisions earlier in the season.
Sebastian Vettel's time at the top of the drivers' standings was quickly ended by champion Lewis Hamilton at the French Grand Prix.
Mercedes returned to dominance in qualifying for the French Grand Prix, leaving their rivals praying for rain.