2016 Brazilian Grand Prix

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2016 Brazilian Grand Prix
Race 20 of 21 in the 2016 Formula One World Championship
Layout of the Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Layout of the Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Race details[1]
Date 13 November 2016 (2016-11-13)
Official name Formula 1 Grande Prêmio do Brasil 2016
Location Autódromo José Carlos Pace,
São Paulo, Brazil
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.309 km (2.677 mi)
Distance 71 laps, 305.909 km (190.083 mi)
Weather Rain and 16 °C (60.8 °F)
Attendance 136,410 (Weekend) [2]
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:10.736
Fastest lap
Driver Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Time 1:25.305 on lap 67
Podium
First Mercedes
Second Mercedes
Third Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer

The 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula One Grande Prêmio do Brasil 2016) was a Formula One motor race held on 13 November 2016 at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo, Brazil. The race was the 20th round of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship and marked the forty-fifth running of the Brazilian Grand Prix and the forty-fourth time that the race has been run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950. At 3h 1m 1.335s, the race was the longest Brazilian race in history.[3]

Defending race winner Nico Rosberg entered the round with a nineteen-point lead over teammate Lewis Hamilton in the World Drivers' Championship. Their team, Mercedes, had already clinched the World Constructors' Championship, holding a lead of two hundred and fifty-two points over Red Bull Racing, with third place Scuderia Ferrari another sixty-two points behind.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:11.511 1:11.238 1:10.736 1
2 6 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:11.815 1:11.373 1:10.838 2
3 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:12.100 1:12.301 1:11.404 3
4 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:11.957 1:11.834 1:11.485 4
5 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:12.159 1:12.010 1:11.495 5
6 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:12.409 1:12.047 1:11.540 6
7 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:12.893 1:12.343 1:11.937 7
8 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:12.428 1:12.360 1:12.104 8
9 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:12.684 1:12.331 1:12.165 9
10 14 Spain Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda 1:12.700 1:12.312 1:12.266 10
11 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1:12.680 1:12.420 11
12 21 Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Haas-Ferrari 1:13.052 1:12.431 12
13 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1:12.432 1:12.521 13
14 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:13.071 1:12.726 14
15 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:12.950 1:12.920 15
16 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer Renault 1:13.259 1:13.258 16
17 22 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Honda 1:13.276 17
18 20 Denmark  Kevin Magnussen Renault 1:13.410 18
19 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein MRT-Mercedes 1:13.427 19
20 31 France Esteban Ocon MRT-Mercedes 1:13.432 221
21 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:13.623 20
22 12 Brazil Felipe Nasr Sauber-Ferrari 1:13.681 21
107% time: 1:16.516
Source:[4]
Notes

Race[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 71 3:01:01.335 1 25
2 6 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 71 +11.455 2 18
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 71 +21.481 4 15
4 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 71 +25.346 9 12
5 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 71 +26.334 5 10
6 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso-Ferrari 71 +29.160 15 8
7 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Force India-Mercedes 71 +29.827 8 6
8 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 71 +30.4861 6 4
9 12 Brazil Felipe Nasr Sauber-Ferrari 71 +42.620 21 2
10 14 Spain Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda 71 +44.432 10 1
11 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 71 +45.292 11
12 31 France Esteban Ocon MRT-Mercedes 71 +45.809 22
13 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Ferrari 71 +51.192 14
14 20 Denmark  Kevin Magnussen Renault 71 +51.555 18
15 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein MRT-Mercedes 71 +1:00.498 19
16 22 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Honda 71 +1:21.994 17
Ret 21 Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Haas-Ferrari 60 Electrical 12
Ret 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 46 Accident2 13
Ret 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer Renault 20 Collision damage 16
Ret 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 19 Accident 3
Ret 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 11 Accident 20
DNS 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 0 Accident 3
Source:[5]
Notes
  • ^1Daniel Ricciardo received a 5-second penalty for entering the pit lane when the entry was closed.[5]
  • ^2Felipe Massa received a 5-second penalty for overtaking before the safety car line.[5]
  • ^3Romain Grosjean crashed on the way from the pit lane to the starting grid.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Bold text indicates who still had a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for the sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil". formula1.com. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/headlines/2017/12/f1-spectator-figures-for-2017-hit-four-million.html
  3. ^ "Brazil stats - Hamilton wins at record 24th different track". Formula1.com. Formula One Administration. 13 November 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Formula 1 Grande Prêmio do Brasil 2016 – Qualifying". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 12 November 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Formula 1 Grande Prêmio do Brasil 2016 – Race Result". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 13 November 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2016.

External links[edit]


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