Formula 1 2017 United States Grand Prix

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2017-10-22
17
Circuit of the Americas
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Sebastian Vettel
lap 51 - 1:37.766
VET

The 2017 United States Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

The race in United States of America was round 17 of 20 of the 2017 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 22 October 2017 19:00 GMT (raceday).

Clear
75.28°F
56%
11.01 mph
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 56 1:33:50.991 25
2 56 +10.143 18
3 56 +15.779 15
4 56 +16.768 12
5 56 +34.967 10
6 56 +1:30.980 8
7 56 +1:32.944 6
8 55 +1 Lap 4
9 55 +1 Lap 2
10 55 +1 Lap 1
11 55 +1 Lap 0
12 55 +1 Lap 0
13 55 +1 Lap 0
14 55 +1 Lap 0
15 55 +1 Lap 0
16 55 +1 Lap 0
24 Engine 0
14 Engine 0
5 Collision 0
3 Engine 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:33.108
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +0.239
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.460
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull +0.469
5 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari +0.469
6 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.550
7 Esteban Ocon Force India +1.539
8 Carlos Sainz Renault +1.744
9 Fernando Alonso McLaren +1.899
10 Sergio Pérez Force India +2.040
11 Felipe Massa Williams +2.047
12 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +2.421
13 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren +2.533
14 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +2.762
15 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +2.632
16 Marcus Ericsson Sauber +3.734
17 Lance Stroll Williams +3.760
18 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso +3.781
19 Pascal Wehrlein Sauber +4.071
20 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +4.286

driver positions through the laps

2017 United States Grand Prix

The 2017 United States Grand Prix (formally known as the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 22 October 2017 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, United States as the seventeenth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship. The race marked the forty-seventh running of the United States Grand Prix, the thirty-ninth time that the race was run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950, and the sixth time that a World Championship round was held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 59-point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the World Drivers' Championship. Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas was third, a further 13 points behind. In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes held a lead of 155 points over Ferrari, with Red Bull Racing a further 92 points behind in third place.

Mercedes clinched its fourth successive World Constructors' Championship after Hamilton won and Bottas finished 5th.


source: Wikipedia

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Sebastian Vettel's United States Grand Prix loss to Lewis Hamilton was superficially the mildest of Ferrari's recent disasters. He finished second and there was no start catastrophe or mechanical malady to be distraught about, but this will nonetheless have been the hardest of hard knocks.For this was a long, slow death at the hands of the dominant combined force of Lewis Hamilton and ...

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The New Zealander will be partnered by Pierre Gasly, who returns to Toro Rosso following his two outings with the team earlier this year.Hartley finished his debut grand prix in Austin in 13th, in what was his first single-seater race since 2012, while Kvyat finished 10th - only his third points finish of the season.In a one-line statement released on Monday, Toro Rosso said its ...

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44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes F1 W08Start: 1stFinish: 1stStrategy: 1 stop (ultra-soft/soft)Rating: 9This was another excellent performance from Hamilton, who was again on a different level to team-mate Bottas and had to pass Vettel on track to win a race for only the second time this season.Only failing to improve on his second Q3 run after being caught out by a gust of wind cost ...

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Vettel badly needed to taste victory in last Sunday's United States Grand Prix at Austin. After overtaking Hamilton's Mercedes at the start, it looked as though Vettel's Ferrari was well-placed to do just that.But Vettel was ultimately well beaten by Hamilton, who trounced his chief rival to win for the ninth time this F1 season, and the fifth time in the last six races - extending ...

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A first-lap crash that ended both Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen's race in Singapore, followed by engine trouble at Malaysia and Japan, derailed Ferrari's hopes in both the drivers' and constructors' championships.Mercedes clinched the constructors' title in Austin while Vettel now trails Lewis Hamilton by 66 points with 75 remaining after finishing runner-up to the Mercedes ...

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Hartley completed his maiden Formula 1 race in 13th position out of 16 places, as he was replacing Pierre Gasly at Toro Rosso.The Kiwi driver said he "just did the job" instead of inquiring about whether he can stay for more Formula 1 race with the time."Up until this moment I haven't been asking the question," said Hartley, who finished three positions and 27 seconds behind teammate ...

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The double world champion was running inside the top 10 when he reported a loss of power - later diagnosed as an MGU-H problem - and was recalled to the pits to retire the car.Honda had an updated engine ready for Austin, but only Stoffel Vandoorne ran it as he required an engine change because of high mileage on his previous unit and therefore would have had to take a penalty ...

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Sainz joined Renault for the final four races of the season, having originally been due to switch from Toro Rosso on loan from Red Bull over the winter.He looked quick from the first practice session in Austin, qualifying eighth and finishing seventh as teammate Nico Hulkenberg retired with a technical problem.“I think he did a remarkable job,” Abiteboul told Motorsport.com. “It’s ...

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He didn't quite do enough to win his fourth world championship with three races to spare, but another superb performance from Lewis Hamilton in Austin has almost put the title beyond the reach of rival Sebastian Vettel.This was a race that saw plenty of action up and down the field, including a pass for the lead – the second time Hamilton has put one over on Vettel this year, after ...

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Straight from the paddock, we give you an all-encompassing account of all the action from the race weekend, plus compelling interviews with the sport’s star names.With another win in Austin, Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the constructors’ title for Mercedes and put one hand on another drivers’ title for himself. ...

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Verstappen was handed a five-second time penalty, dropping him from third to fourth, after the FIA ruled that he had gained an unfair advantage by cutting the track at Turn 17 to overtake Kimi Raikkonen on the final lap.That ruling caused widespread fury among fans and onlookers, with Niki Lauda calling it the "worst" penalty he had ever seen.For Horner, who spoke out about the ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen was given a five-second penalty after passing the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen down the inside of COTA's Turn 17 on the last lap of the race.This dropped him back from third to fourth, as he had been deemed to have gained an advantage by putting all four wheels off-track.Reacting to the penalty, Lauda said: "This decision is the worst I’ve ever seen. He ...

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The McLaren driver was running in eighth position when he reported a lack of power from his Honda engine and was asked to drive back to the pits to retire.It was Alonso's 10th retirement of 2017, making him the first McLaren driver with 10 DNFs in a season since Kimi Raikkonen in 2002.While he admitted another problem was tough to digest, Alonso, who had qualified six tenths ahead of ...

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Verstappen charged from 16th on the grid to finish third on the road at the Austin F1 race, after a thrilling last-lap pass on Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari.But the FIA stewards adjudged Verstappen to have gained an unfair advantage by cutting the inside of Turn 17 and going off the circuit to make the move.They slapped him with a five-second time penalty, demoting him back to fourth and ...

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The Mercedes driver moved closer to sealing the 2017 drivers’ championship with his ninth win of the season at Austin, but he had to pass Vettel to do it, after losing the lead to the Ferrari at the start.“One of the most fun races I’ve had for a while,” said Hamilton, who passed Vettel early in the race with the help of DRS down the back straight.“I didn’t get away to a great start ...

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Red Bull driver Verstappen was handed a five-second penalty after the race had finished for having gone off-track to overtake Raikkonen for third at Turn 17.The penalty meant the Ferrari driver was promoted to a podium finish, while Verstappen dropped down to fourth, having started from 16th.Raikkonen admitted he did not know how Verstappen had passed him."I have no idea what ...

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Verstappen had started the COTA race from 16th after incurring engine change grid penalties, but a charging drive put him in contention for a remarkable podium finish.On fresher and faster tyres, he was all over Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen for third on the final lap of the race, clearing the Finn with a late dive down the inside of Turn 17 and arriving at the chequered flag four seconds ...

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Cla #DriverChassisTimePoints1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes1:33'50.993 ...

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The Mercedes driver lost the lead to F1 title rival Sebastian Vettel at the start, but got back past the Ferrari driver to clinch his ninth win of the season and fifth in six attempts at the Circuit of the Americas.Vettel finished second, 10.1 seconds adrift, and now trails Hamilton by 66 points with only 75 remaining.Max Verstappen snatched third from Kimi Raikkonen with a ...

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Red Bull caused a surprise at the United States Grand Prix when it announced that Verstappen had extended his deal to remain at the Milton Keynes-based outfit until the end of 2020.While Verstappen was an obvious future candidate for Mercedes – with both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas out of contract at the end of next year – Wolff says he is not surprised by what has happened."I ...

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The grid will thus change once more, with Vandoorne having been 14th on the provisional grid.He is one of six drivers to have incurred either power unit or impeding penalties, along with Max Verstappen (15 places), Nico Hulkenberg (20), Brendon Hartley (25), Kevin Magnussen (3) and Lance Stroll (3).Honda said: "We detected an issue with Stoffel's MGU-H this morning and made the ...

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Despite being under the weather, Ocon managed to qualify seventh, beating teammate Sergio Perez by five tenths in the final qualifying segment.He will start the race in sixth thanks to Max Verstappen's grid penalty."I had a migraine," Ocon told Motorsport.com. "So I had all the symptoms."I was shaking, and also then I took pills and my stomach was a bit upside down, so I was not ...

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For the Austin Formula 1 weekend, Renault has given one version of an updated power unit, which includes 2018 development parts, to each of its three teams. It was then up to those teams to decide which driver runs it.Nico Hulkenberg was handed the updated specification at the factory outfit, with Brendon Hartley running it at Toro Rosso and Verstappen getting the Red Bull ...

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Only Alonso - who will start Sunday’s race at Austin in eighth - currently has the new wing, which is part of a series of recent additions that also include a new floor and bargeboards."I think it was great,” said the double world champion. “I think it was definitely a step forward. “Every single race we bring some updates and we brought some things for the front of the car and they ...

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The structure, which has divided opinion between drivers as well as F1 fans, will make its race debut when the 2018 season kicks off in Australia in March. But it is understood a name change for the Halo will be put forward for discussion at the next F1 Strategy Group meeting on November 7.A senior F1 source told Motorsport.com: “We’re supposed to be a gladiatorial sport, and then we ...

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Kubica and Paul di Resta have both recently spent time driving a 2014 Williams, with the Pole spending a day in action at Silverstone before both drove for a day each at the Hungaroring last week.Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe said “any driver who hasn’t yet got a contract” would be considered by the team, for 2018.Thus, he dismissed suggestions its decision on who should ...

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With Renault investing heavily to expand its operation, it has faced frustrations that Mercedes in particular is slowing down the arrival of staff that have agreed to join them by up to two years.Abiteboul believes that such ‘aggressive’ contractual terms are not only frustrating for his outfit, but are bad for the sport because they prevent the spreading of knowledge that keeps the ...

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Red Bull announced at the United States Grand Prix that it had agreed a contract with Verstappen that will keep him at the outfit until the end of 2020.With the team eager to make Verstappen Formula 1’s youngest world champion, it has prompted questions about whether Ricciardo may be better off looking elsewhere to further his career.But Ricciardo insists he has seen nothing to ...

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Ferrari driver Vettel was seven tenths adrift of pace-setter Hamilton both in Q1 and Q2, and trailed the Mercedes man by the same margin after the opening laps in the final segment.He was down in fourth at that point, behind the other Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas and his own teammate Kimi Raikkonen as well, only to improve significantly on his second run and secure the runner-up ...

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Grosjean had to take avoiding action at high speed between the final corners on a flying lap in Q1, as Stroll attempted to move out of his way to the right, when the Haas driver was already taking to that side to try to pass.An FIA statement said: "The stewards examined multiple angles of video evidence, including CCTV not available on the broadcast and radio calls to car 18, and ...

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After a difficult day of practice on Friday, where he ended up more than six tenths down running a different set-up to Hamilton, Bottas closed to within 0.214s of his teammate in final practice at Austin on Saturday.But Bottas remained behind in qualifying and fell further away in the final stages, ending up 0.460s down on Hamilton and knocked off the front row of the grid by a late ...

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The Red Bull driver went into qualifying at Austin facing a 15-place grid penalty due to engine component changes, and managed to advance from Q2 with the supersoft tyre, meaning he will be able to start the race on the more durable compound to help his chances of progressing from the back of the field.However, Verstappen was frustrated to only be sixth-fastest in Q3, even though that ...

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Force India driver Perez complained on the radio during Q1 after being blocked by Magnussen through Turn 13 and 14"I had to use an extra set of tyres, which meant I went into Q3 with a single [fresh] set, so that hurt me a lot," said Perez, who went on to qualify in 10th position."He didn't do it on purpose, but they are quite often, him or Haas, getting it wrong. So I think it's ...

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Cla#DriverChassisEngineTimeGapkm/h144 Lewis Hamilton MercedesMercedes ...

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The Mercedes driver was fastest in all three segments of qualifying, ending up 0.239s clear of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.This was despite a poor final sector on his Hamilton's second Q3 run preventing him from improving, meaning the 1m33.108s he set on his first attempt was good enough for pole.Vettel had been only fourth on the first runs in Q3, but hooked up a strong second lap to ...

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As Nico Hulkenberg held the winner's name in an envelope, the ten students looked on nervously. One of them was about to have their life changed forever. The Renault Formula 1 driver had made the trip to INFINITI's global headquarters in Hong Kong to announce the winner of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy Asia-Oceania final.In a little over a month, the victorious student - ...

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