Formula 1 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix

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2019-11-17
20
Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Max Verstappen VER
Max Verstappen VER
Valtteri Bottas
lap 43 - 1:10.698
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The 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

The race in Brazil was round 20 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 17 November 2019 17:10 GMT (raceday).

Partly Cloudy
67.2°F
66%
14.98 mph
164°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 71 1:33:14.678 25
2 71 +6.077 18
3 71 +8.896 15
4 71 +9.452 12
5 71 +10.201 10
6 71 +10.541 8
7 71 +11.139 6
8 71 +11.204 4
9 71 +11.529 2
10 71 +11.931 1
11 71 +12.732 0
12 71 +13.599 0
13 71 +14.247 0
14 71 +14.927 0
15 71 +18.059 0
16 70 +1 Lap 0
17 65 Collision 0
18 65 Collision 0
19 65 Suspension 0
51 Power Unit 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:7.000
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +0.000
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.000
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.000
5 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
6 Alexander Albon Red Bull +0.000
7 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso +1.000
8 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +1.000
9 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1.000
10 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +2.000
11 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
12 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +1.000
13 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
14 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +1.000
15 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +2.000
16 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull +2.000
17 Lance Stroll Racing Point +2.000
18 George Russell Williams +3.000
19 Robert Kubica Williams +3.000
20 Carlos Sainz McLaren

driver positions through the laps

2019 Brazilian Grand Prix

The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is due to be contested over a number of Grands Prix held in different countries throughout the world. Drivers are scheduled to compete for the title of World Drivers' Champion, and teams for the World Constructors' Champion. The 2019 championship is also scheduled to see the running of the 1000th World Championship race, in China.Lewis Hamilton is the defending World Drivers' Champion, after winning his fifth championship title at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix. Mercedes are the defending World Constructors' Champions, after winning their fifth consecutive championship at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.


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A change to the regulations made for this year means that, following safety car restarts, drivers are not allowed to overtake until they have crossed the start-finish line. In the past, they were allowed a free run from Safety Car 'Line One', which was situated before the pit lane entry.<br>The new rule meant that in Brazil the leading driver at the restart held the pack until right before the ...

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This article is brought to you by BOSE<br>Taking time out from a hectic schedule of races where he moved into second on the all-time list of world championships won - one behind Michael Schumacher - Hamilton visited Mercedes-Benz World at ex-Grand Prix venue Brooklands to give some of his fans the surprise of their lives.<br>Told they were attending to test a new aspect of the Bose Headphones 700 ...

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Gasly started 2019 alongside Verstappen at Red Bull, but struggled in his first year with the senior team and was demoted back to Toro Rosso during the summer break, swapping places with Alex Albon.<br>Since returning to the junior team Gasly has been in strong form, earning praise from Red Bull team boss Christian Horner for his 'exceptional' driving, and on Sunday he was on course to finish as ...

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Sao Paulo's current contract runs out at the end of 2020 and the fate of the race after that date has not yet been decided.<br>F1 chiefs have been in discussions with representatives from a new track in Rio about switching the country's race there, with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro supporting that project and declaring earlier this year that it was "99%" likely to happen.<br>But Rohonyi is ...

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Verstappen had just made his first stop at Interlagos but had to jam on the brakes as he neared the end of the pitlane when Kubica was let out of the Williams pit in to his path.<br>Speaking after the race, Kubica made clear he was unaware about Verstappen being there and fully understood how frustrating it must have been for the Dutchman.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com if he had seen his rival ...

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Hamilton was summoned to the stewards after they decided to hear from both drivers, thus giving the world champion a chance to explain his views, rather than apply an instant penalty.<br>That decision meant that Hamilton went to the podium to celebrate his third place on the road, while Carlos Sainz – who ultimately picked up the position – missed the opportunity to do so.<br>The situation ...

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Schmitz was instrumental in electing to pit Verstappen from the lead at the first safety car period at Interlagos to switch to new tyres, even though it meant he would lose position to the pursuing Lewis Hamilton.<br>Horner said that Red Bull faced a dilemma at that moment, as Hamilton was always going to do the opposite, but that it was Schmitz who made the right call to stop.<br>“At that point ...

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Vettel and Leclerc collided in a straight line while fighting over fourth place late in the Interlagos race, after Vettel tried to re-pass Leclerc on the outside having just been overtaken. Leclerc crashed out with a broken wheel while Vettel suffered a puncture, with both drivers furious and blaming one another over the radio.<br>It was the first on-track clash between the two as teammates ...

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Leclerc passed Vettel for fourth place at the first corner towards the end of the Brazilian GP and the two made contact on the run to Turn 4 moments later, when Vettel tried to re-pass on the outside.<br>Though Vettel moved over on his teammate and triggered the clash, neither driver was punished as the stewards determined nobody was wholly at fault.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Binotto: Leclerc and ...

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Sainz inherited third place after Lewis Hamilton picked up a five-second penalty for hitting Alex Albon out of second on the penultimate lap of the race at Interlagos.<br>While no formal investigation was announced, the FIA did request data from some teams – including McLaren – after complaints that DRS was used illegally under yellow flags during the grand prix.<br>That meant further changes ...

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Allison also admits that the team was wrong to put the decision in the hands of the driver himself, especially as Hamilton was given incorrect information on how many places he would lose by stopping.<br>Hamilton was running second behind Max Verstappen in the closing laps of the race when the clash between the Ferraris triggered a safety car. He slowed and was approaching the pit entry when his ...

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Vettel was repassing Leclerc for fourth during their late-race battle at Interlagos when they made contact on the straight approaching the Descida do Lago.<br>Both retired as a result of damage from the incident, and they were summoned to the stewards shortly after the race.<br>After discussing the collision with the two drivers and a team representative, the stewards decided no penalty was ...

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The 23-year-old racer, who is contesting his second full campaign in grand prix racing, was unable to score a podium in his 12 races with Red Bull’s main team this year, and was replaced by Alex Albon after the summer break.<br>But a race of high attrition among the top cars in Brazil gave Gasly a shot at a milestone result in Toro Rosso machinery, and when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clashed ...

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Hamilton knocked Albon's Red Bull into a spin at the tight Bico de Pato corner on the infield while trying to reclaim second with one lap to go following a late pitstop for fresh tyres during a safety car period.<br>Though Hamilton crossed the line in third and took part in the podium ceremony, he was already under investigation and was given a five-second time penalty soon afterwards - dropping ...

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The pair were battling for fourth soon after the first safety car restart when the incident occurred.<br>Leclerc had overtaken Vettel into the first corner but his teammate had the better run onto the following straight and moved back ahead, only to make contact with the sister car as he did so.<br>While Leclerc had to park immediately with broken suspension, a rear puncture meant Vettel did not ...

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Hamilton had clashed with Red Bull driver Alexander Albon on the penultimate lap of the race in the battle for second place, taking the Anglo-Thai racer out of contention and himself dropping behind Pierre Gasly.<br>He took the chequered flag in third place and stood on the podium, but was due to visit the stewards afterwards as the incident remained under investigation.<br>However, the stewards ...

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F1 rookie Albon was running second in a Red Bull one-two after a late restart, aided by Hamilton pitting during a safety car that was caused by Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc colliding.<br>Hamilton re-passed Pierre Gasly’s Toro Rosso at the restart with two laps to go and then immediately attacked Albon for second, but the two collided and Albon spun, finishing 14th, while ...

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Poleman Verstappen had to pass Lewis Hamilton on track twice to score his third victory of 2019, while Gasly beat Hamilton in a drag race to the line after being handed second place when Hamilton and Alex Albon collided on the penultimate lap.<br>A collision between teammates Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc caused a safety car and set up a four-lap climax to a thrilling race, with Albon in ...

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The gains that Honda has made with its powerunit became clear at Interlagos on Saturday as Red Bull’s strong pace on the straights and strengths in the corner secured Verstappen the top spot on the grid.<br>And while Ricciardo’s decision to leave Red Bull at the end of last year has prompted questions all year about if there were any regrets, the Renault driver says he is actually happy his ...

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Recent technical directives issued over the last fortnight by the FIA regarding fuel-flow rules and the use of liquids as combustion have served to increase rumours about what Ferrari has been up to.<br>But despite it appearing that Ferrari is no longer as quick on the straights as before, team principal Mattia Binotto is clear that the shift in performance has nothing to do with its power ...

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The Interlagos circuit is around 800 metres above sea level, which means less oxygen for the engines and a harder test for the turbocharger and MGU-H.<br>Although it is not as significant as the Mexican Grand Prix, where the circuit is more than 2km above sea-level, the altitude still has an impact in Brazil, and Bottas said it was behind Mercedes’ slightly muted qualifying performance.<br>“It ...

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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has qualified on pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix, two weeks after Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas topped qualifying in the United States.<br>Ferrari had started the previous six grands prix from pole position, although it was only fastest in five of those as its most recent pole came after poleman Verstappen picked up a grid penalty in Mexico.<br>More significantly ...

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Sainz was unable to post a flying lap in Q1, and was thus classified 20th. Engine supplier Renault traced the source of the problem after the session, but no decision has been taken on whether the Spaniard will take any new components ahead of Sunday’s race.<br>He has a high-mileage “Friday” engine that was used yesterday, but there would be no extra penalty if he takes a new V6, as he is ...

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Pole position would not have been possible for Leclerc at Interlagos because he was carrying a 10-place grid penalty for a change of internal combustion engine necessitated by his Austin practice oil leak.<br>He ended up fourth fastest in Q3, so will start 14th.<br>But he was convinced he could have topped the session so he could "only be angry" with himself for the result.<br>"I'm very ...

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Verstappen will start Sunday’s race at Interlagos from pole position after dominating qualifying in his Honda-powered Red Bull, which Ferrari driver Vettel claimed was not losing any time on the straights. <br>Red Bull has been underpowered throughout F1’s V6 turbo-hybrid engine era and its new-for-2019 partner Honda has been playing catch-up since it joined the grid in 2015. <br>However ...

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The world champion ended up third on the grid at Interlagos, just 0.191 seconds behind pole position man Max Verstappen, but says his fate was pretty much sealed by how much quicker his rivals are on the straight.<br>"We seemed quite competitive in P3 but then we seem to lose when we're going into qualifying, or they gain," he said.<br>"But nonetheless, I'm really happy that I was able to divide ...

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The Red Bull driver was fastest on the first runs in Q3, but only by 0.008s from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel after running wide out of the Turn 9 left-hander.<br>But he improved on his second run to post a time of 1m07.508s, which gave him pole by 0.123s thanks to Vettel's failure to improve.<br>Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton jumped to third at the end of the session, lapping 0.191s off the pace ...

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Gasly was promoted to the senior Red Bull team for 2019 to replace Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo alongside Max Verstappen, but struggled to adapt to this new environment.<br>Red Bull dropped him to Toro Rosso for the Belgian Grand Prix onwards, swapping him with F1 rookie Alex Albon, and Gasly has been confirmed at the junior team for 2020 as Albon has been picked for a full-season Red Bull drive ...

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Hamilton's 1m08.320s shaded Verstappen by just 0.026s ahead of qualifying at Interlagos, with Ferrari slightly adrift of its two rivals.<br>Verstappen headed the order at the halfway stage of the session after emerging on top of the first set of soft-tyre runs.<br>His 1m109.063s was the second of two laps that put him quickest after taking to the track later than his rivals.<br>Hamilton was 0.391s ...

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When Force India went into administration in the summer of 2018, Racing Point was born after a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll bought the Silverstone squad's assets.<br>However, the time taken to resolve the team's plight coincided with a crucial development phase of the 2019 car, which has meant fresh investment and improved resources have done little to significantly alter Racing Point's form ...

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Hamilton clinched his sixth world championship at the last race in the United States, while Mercedes wrapped up the constructors' crown in Japan.<br>The Briton said it made no difference to his personal motivation coming to the Brazilian Grand Prix and "doesn't make it easier" on-track, but does give him and his team the opportunity to trial new things without it impacting this season.<br>"It's ...

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Kvyat and his teammate Pierre Gasly both suffered failures in FP2, with Gasly grinding to a smoky halt and Kvyat sliding off and nudging the barrier at the penultimate corner with an obvious car problem.<br>While Toro Rosso and Honda have not yet identified the origin of the problem, they have confirmed Kvyat crashed due to a "complete shutdown".<br>Honda and Toro Rosso are now investigating the ...

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The Pole was on his first flying lap ot he Interlagos weekend, having given his car to Nicholas Latifi for FP1, when his Williams snapped out of control in what he called a "nasty way".<br>It struck an unprotected Armco barrier with the left front.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Brazilian GP: Vettel pips Leclerc by 0.021s in second practice<br>Albon not to blame for FP1 crash, says ...

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Vettel hit the front early on when using the medium-compound Pirellis, setting a best time of 1m09.570s – a quarter-of-a-second ahead of second quickest Leclerc.<br>When the field switched to the soft-compound Pirellis for performance runs, Vettel initially struggled to improve after hitting traffic on his first quick lap.<br>This allowed Leclerc to move into the lead with a lap of 1m09.238s ...

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As part of a revamp of the Dutch track ahead of its return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, the circuit is undergoing a revamp to bring it up to current grand prix standards.<br>One of the changes will be to bank the final corner, and it has now been confirmed that it will be angled at 32 percent, which is the equivalent of 18 degrees.<br>This compares to Indianapolis, which hosted the United ...

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Albon topped FP1 at Interlagos after setting the quickest time on intermediates but shunted at the penultimate corner as he prepared for a flying lap on slick tyres while conditions were still tricky.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Brazilian GP: Albon goes quickest, then crashes in wet FP1<br><br><br>Though Horner joked it was "quite an expensive session" for Red Bull, he pointed out that Albon was not ...

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