2018 United States Grand Prix

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2018 United States Grand Prix
Race 18 of 21 in the 2018 Formula One World Championship
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Layout of the Circuit of the Americas
Layout of the Circuit of the Americas
Race details[1]
Date 21 October 2018 (2018-10-21)
Official name Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix
Location Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, United States
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 5.513 km (3.426 mi)
Distance 56 laps, 308.405 km (191.634 mi)
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:32.237

The 2018 United States Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix) is a Formula One motor race scheduled to be held on 21 October 2018 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, United States. The race will be the eighteenth round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and will mark the forty-eighth running of the United States Grand Prix, the fortieth time that the race will be run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950, and the seventh time that a World Championship round will be held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton enters the round with a 67-point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the World Drivers' Championship. Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas sits third, a further 57 points behind. In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes holds a lead of 78 points over Ferrari, with Red Bull Racing a further 141 points behind in third place.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:34.130 1:33.480 1:32.237 1
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:34.569 1:33.079 1:32.298 51
3 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:34.703 1:32.884 1:32.307 2
4 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:34.518 1:33.702 1:32.616 3
5 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:34.755 1:34.185 1:33.494 4
6 31 France Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:34.876 1:34.522 1:34.145 6
7 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:34.932 1:34.564 1:34.215 7
8 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:34.892 1:34.419 1:34.250 8
9 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:35.069 1:34.255 1:34.420 9
10 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:35.193 1:34.525 1:34.594 10
11 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:34.891 1:34.566 11
12 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:34.972 1:34.732 12
13 10 France Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:34.850 no time 192
14 28 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:35.206 no time 203
15 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:34.766 no time 13
16 14 Spain Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:35.294 14
17 35 Russia Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:35.362 15
18 18 Canada Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:35.480 16
19 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:35.536 17
20 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:35.735 18
107% time: 1:40.719
Source:[2]
Notes
  • ^1Sebastian Vettel received a three-place grid penalty for failing to slow sufficiently during a red flag period in FP1.
  • ^2Pierre Gasly received a 35-place grid penalty for exceeding his quota of power unit elements.
  • ^3Brendon Hartley received a 40-place grid penalty: 35 places for exceeding his quota of power unit elements and 5 places for an unscheduled gearbox change.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix – Qualifying". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 20 October 2018. Retrieved 20 October 2018.


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