Alonso was the first driver who could not continue after 38 laps due to technical problems. It caused a virtual safety car, but then it was also Ricciardo who informed his team that he could not continue. The Australian parked his car at the side of the track and got out.
Bottas still managed to reach the pit lane, but his team could not immediately solve the Finn's problems. As a result, Alfa Romeo opted to bring the driver in, thus abandoning the race for Bottas.
GP Saudi Arabia gets exciting final stage
With fourteen drivers on track, the teams enter the final ten laps. It is still Charles Leclerc who is leading, while Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz can be found in second and third positions. Sergio Perez, who started the race on pole position, is in fourth position.