Wednesday , 22 November 2017
Glenn Dunbar/Williams
Glenn Dunbar/Williams

2016 Brazilian GP Post-Race Stats

Brazil was off to a bit of a slow start but once it started going, EVERYTHING HAPPENED.

Hamilton qualified on pole and led for the entire race, without even making an actual pit stop, both of his tyre changes were done under red flag periods. Rosberg finished second so the championship will continue to the final race of the season and Max Verstappen finished in third with a stunning drive and one of the best saves of the season.

Verstappen was in second place until he pitted for intermediate tyres and then pitted again for wet tyres, without those extra stops he would probably have finished second but may have even won. The race had four separate safety car periods spanning over 30 laps with two red flags thrown in as well, along with five retirements and a DNS as Grosjean crashed before even reaching the grid.

Felipe Massa had an incredibly emotional home GP, unfortunately crashing by the pit entry towards the end of the race before walking back down the pits and being applauded by not only the Williams mechanics but also Mercedes and Ferrari. Felipe Nasr scored the first points for Sauber all season with ninth at his home GP after starting in 21st position, though with the general insanity of the race that isn’t as impressive as it would usually be.

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Only a couple of changes as usual, Verstappen’s podium takes him up to fifth and Raikkonen down to sixth while Nasr’s first points bumps him up from 20th to 17th. Those same points have also taken Sauber from 11th to 10th in the Constructors’ Championship.

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Pos Driver Team Nation Points Laps Fastest Lap Grid
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes GBR 25 71 01:25.639 1
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GER 18 71 01:26.222 2
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull NED 15 71 01:25.305 4
4 Sergio Perez Force India MEX 12 71 01:27.093 9
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari GER 10 71 01:26.195 5
6 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso ESP 8 71 01:27.153 15
7 Nico Hulkenberg Force India GER 6 71 01:26.728 8
8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull AUS 4 71 01:25.532 6
9 Felipe Nasr Sauber BRA 2 71 01:27.547 21
10 Fernando Alonso McLaren ESP 1 71 01:27.104 10
11 Valtteri Bottas Williams FIN 0 71 01:26.062 11
12 Esteban Ocon Manor FRA 0 71 01:27.796 22
13 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso RUS 0 71 01:27.476 14
14 Kevin Magnussen Renault DEN 0 71 01:26.524 18
15 Pascal Wehrlein Manor GER 0 71 01:27.919 19
16 Jenson Button McLaren GBR 0 71 01:26.983 17
RET Esteban Gutierrez Haas MEX 60 01:27.805 12
RET Felipe Massa Williams BRA 46 01:26.767 13
RET Jolyon Palmer Renault GBR 20 01:34.334 16
RET Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari FIN 19 01:28.847 3
RET Marcus Ericsson Sauber SWE 11 01:31.265 20
DNS Romain Grosjean Haas FRA 0 7

 

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