Sunday , 23 June 2024

2016 Australian GP Post-Race Stats

What a way to start the season, qualifying was a complete joke (and luckily they have returned back to the previous format already), but the race more than made up for it, despite the slightly predictable result.

Lewis Hamilton started from pole, but by turn two Vettel was leading and Hamilton down in sixth place. The most amazing part of lap one? Pascal Wehrlein and Manor, he started in 21st place and ended the lap in 14th, not bad for his first racing lap in an F1 car.

Haas had a spectacular debut, a pretty mediocre qualifying with 19th and 20th, but Grosjean stormed through to finish sixth, without actually having a proper pitstop. In fact neither Haas had a pit stop, Gutierrez had an accident with Alonso before he stopped for tyres, and the red flag caused by that gave Grosjean the perfect time to change tyres and run to the end of the race.

Rosberg won the race with Hamilton second and Vettel third, the same top three as nine races last year. Daniel Ricciardo took the fastest lap of the race, and Romain Grosjean gained the most positions, finishing 13 places higher than his grid position.


Not much to really say about this graph yet, one race has gone so it is just race positions.


Bit more to look at with the Constructors’ graph, Haas have only had a single race but are fifth overall so far. Renault on their return to F1 were just outside of the points and currently eighth.

Pos Driver Team Nation Points Laps Fastest Lap Grid
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GER 25 57 01:30.557 2
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes GBR 18 57 01:30.646 1
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari GER 15 57 01:29.951 3
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull AUS 12 57 01:28.997 8
5 Felipe Massa Williams BRA 10 57 01:32.288 6
6 Romain Grosjean Haas FRA 8 57 01:32.862 19
7 Nico Hulkenberg Force India GER 6 57 01:32.833 10
8 Valtteri Bottas Williams FIN 4 57 01:32.725 16
9 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso ESP 2 57 01:31.671 7
10 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso NED 1 57 01:31.516 5
11 Jolyon Palmer Renault GBR 0 57 01:32.955 13
12 Kevin Magnussen Renault DEN 0 57 01:32.452 14
13 Sergio Perez Force India MEX 0 57 01:32.780 9
14 Jenson Button McLaren GBR 0 56 01:31.684 12
15 Felipe Nasr Sauber BRA 0 56 01:32.711 17
16 Pascal Wehrlein Manor GER 0 56 01:32.673 21
RET Marcus Ericsson Sauber SWE 38 01:33.892 15
RET Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari FIN 21 01:30.701 4
RET Rio Haryanto Manor IDN 17 01:33.847 22
RET Esteban Gutierrez Haas MEX 16 01:32.998 20
RET Fernando Alonso McLaren ESP 16 01:32.553 11
DNS Daniil Kvyat Red Bull RUS 0 18


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