Formula 1 2019 British Grand Prix

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2019-07-14
10
Silverstone Circuit
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Valtteri Bottas BOT
Lewis Hamilton
lap 52 - 1:27.369
HAM

The 2019 British Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Despite being on pole position in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Valtteri Bottas could not convert this into a win.

The race in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was round 10 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 14 July 2019 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
64.91°F
72%
6.3 mph
27°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 52 1:21:08.452 26
2 52 +24.928 18
3 52 +30.117 15
4 52 +34.692 12
5 52 +39.458 10
6 52 +53.639 8
7 52 +54.401 6
8 52 +1:05.540 4
9 52 +1:06.720 2
10 52 +1:12.733 1
11 52 +1:14.281 0
12 52 +1:15.617 0
13 52 +1:21.086 0
14 51 +1 Lap 0
15 51 +1 Lap 0
16 51 +1 Lap 0
17 51 +1 Lap 0
18 Spun off 0
9 Collision 0
6 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:25.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.000
3 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.000
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
5 Pierre Gasly Red Bull +0.000
6 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +0.000
7 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +1.000
8 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
9 Alexander Albon Toro Rosso +1.000
10 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +1.000
11 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
12 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1.000
13 Carlos Sainz McLaren +1.000
14 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +1.000
15 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +1.000
16 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.000
17 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +1.000
18 Lance Stroll Racing Point +1.000
19 George Russell Williams +2.000
20 Robert Kubica Williams +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2019 British 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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On a weekend where he was already being noticeably outperformed by team-mate Charles Leclerc, Vettel was attempting to reclaim the third place he had just lost to Verstappen when he rear-ended the Red Bull driver at Club, putting Max in the gravel and damaging the nose of his own car.<br>Verstappen was able to recover to fifth, while Vettel – who required a pitstop the following lap – was ...

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The 2019 edition of the British Grand Prix will go down as one of it's feistiest of all time, and it served up one of this season's most entertaining battles for a race lead, picking up from where an engrossing Austrian Grand Prix left off.<br>With Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas taking pole position ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton by the finest of margins on Saturday, fans were left hoping for an ...

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The Formula 1 race at Silverstone was brought alive by some fantastic battling between the Red Bull and Ferrari drivers, as they fought it out wheel-to-wheel for the first time since their controversial incident at the Red Bull Ring.<br>With Leclerc having vowed ahead of the weekend to drive more robustly after Verstappen escaped a sanction for their clash in Austria, there was no quarter given as ...

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Hamilton managed to squeeze past race leader Bottas at Brooklands on the fourth lap, but Bottas then surged back past heading into Copse.<br>Hamilton said had he been fighting a driver from a different team, he would have taken more risks.<br>“It’s no secret that Valtteri wants to beat me and I want to beat him,” said Hamilton. “And that fighting spirit is stronger than anything ...

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Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean ran side-by-side through the first few corners at the start of the British Grand Prix before making contact through the flat-out left kink onto the Wellington Straight. <br>The impact punctured Magnussen’s left-rear tyre and Grosjean’s right rear, both drivers’ feedback over the radio was limited to swearing, and their races ended a few laps after the ...

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The two drivers were locked in an exciting battle for third place on lap 37, when Verstappen was able to make a move around the outside of Stowe corner to take the final podium spot.<br>But after the Red Bull driver lose some momentum on the exit, Vettel thought there was a chance to regain the position – and got dragged in when he thought the door had been left open for the following ...

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Lewis Hamilton overcome teammate and poleman Valtteri Bottas to clinch a record-breaking sixth win at Silverstone, after opting for a one-stop strategy and a long second stint on hard tyres.<br>That, combined with a safety car before Hamilton had made his first stop, allowed him to leapfrog Bottas, who had pit early and stuck to a two-stop strategy.<br>Bottas thought a one-stop was “out of the ...

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With the final preparations under way at Silverstone, Red Bull mechanics were prompted in to a frenzy of activity to replace the rear wing endplates on both Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly’s cars before the start of the race.<br>The matter was further complicated by the fact that, with the cars under parc ferme conditions until the start of the race, the team needed to get permission off the FIA ...

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Albon was among the first drivers to make a schedule stop, on lap 13 of 52, and he spent most of the Silverstone race inside the top 10 after making it into Q3 for the second time this season. <br>However, he dropped out of the points with two laps left after completing 39 laps on the same set of tyres, because a voltage concern meant Toro Rosso and Honda decided not to risk pitting him.<br>Since ...

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Verstappen had just overtaken Vettel at Stowe when he was rear-ended by the Ferrari driver into the next corner, which sent him airborne over a kerb and into the gravel. <br>The crash only dropped him to fifth place and he made it to the finish in that position, while Vettel – who apologised after the race – finished at the back after a 10-second penalty.<br>After the race Verstappen claimed ...

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Hamilton scored a record-breaking sixth victory at Silverstone after a safety car period allowed him to jump ahead of polesitting teammate Valtteri Bottas.<br>The two Mercedes drivers opted for diverging strategies, with Bottas committing to stopping twice and Hamilton attempting a long first stint on medium tyres, which ultimately did away with the need to stop again.<br><br>Read ...

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The Finn led the opening stages of the race and appeared to have everything under control as he made the first of two scheduled stops.<br>But Hamilton turned things around by extending his opening stint – and then was helped by a safety car call giving him an effective free pitstop and the chance to get to the end without another tyre change.<br>On a day when the Mercedes drivers were given more ...

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Verstappen had just cleared Vettel in the battle for third place on lap 37 when the German attempted to retake the position down the inside of Vale – only to lock up and hit the defending Verstappen.<br>The contact resigned the Red Bull driver to an eventual fifth-place finish, with Vettel dropping out of the points due to damage and subsequently picking up a 10-place grid penalty for his role ...

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Hamilton overhauled poleman Bottas at Silverstone by running a longer first stint that allowed him to only stop once, and proved crucial when the safety car emerged after Bottas' stop. <br>That gave Hamilton track advantage and he won comfortably after Bottas made a late second pitstop to use his mandatory second compound, having used mediums in his first two stints. <br>Ferrari's Charles ...

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Verstappen qualified 0.183s off the pace in fourth at Silverstone, where he thought he might have claimed his first pole position in F1 without a problem he reported as “turbo lag”. <br>Red Bull was 0.7s off the pace in British GP qualifying last season with Renault, but Verstappen feels its straightline speed deficit is lower now as Honda continues to make progress and the team refines its ...

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Romain Grosjean reverted to the aerodynamic package used at the start of the season for the British Grand Prix weekend, while Kevin Magnussen has stuck with the latest spec, first seen in Barcelona.<br>Another update package is coming for Germany, which the team believes is quicker than the Barcelona update – so if there is another split for the next race, it will be between the new Hockenheim ...

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On a weekend where Renault’s strengths in low-speed corners, allied to McLaren’s weakness in that area, helped it bounce back to the top of the midfield battle, the Australian has no doubts about the relative qualities of the two cars.<br>And he reckons that if the best elements of their designs could come together, then it would go some way to helping close the gap to the top three ...

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Gasly qualified fifth for the British Grand Prix, matching his strongest grid position of the year, as he ended up just under half a second off Mercedes' polesitter Valtteri Bottas.<br>His Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen was one place ahead in fourth, just over 0.3s faster.<br>Gasly began the Silverstone weekend by topping first practice, and was again quicker than Verstappen in both the second ...

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Hamilton has a 31-point advantage over teammate Valtteri Bottas in the championship and has been ahead in the standings since round five in Spain.<br>The five-time world champion will line up behind Bottas for Sunday’s British Grand Prix, after his four-race winning streak was ended at the previous race in Austria.<br>But Hamilton, who was outqualified by Bottas by 0.006s, said he is always ...

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Rich Energy CEO William Storey claimed this week that the Haas sponsor deal had been terminated, blaming poor performance, but other shareholders have been trying to take control and rescue the deal.<br>Steiner insists that the story is about Rich Energy and its shareholders, and that the team has nothing to do with how it has developed.<br>“What have we done wrong?” he replied when asked by ...

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Sainz had finished in the top eight in five of the past six F1 grands prix, and was a creditable seventh-fastest in the opening segment of qualifying at Silverstone.<br>But while rookie teammate Lando Norris then progressed into Q3 and will line up eighth on the grid, Sainz went no further than Q2, missing the cut-off just under two tenths.<br>“It's been a bit of a difficult weekend for me ...

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Following a deeply disappointing outing in Austria a fortnight ago, Renault went back on a set-up direction and decided to take off some of the new development parts that had arrived as part of a major French GP update package.<br>The changes worked, with Ricciardo qualifying a strong seventh at Silverstone and teammate Nico Hulkenberg ending up three places further back.<br>Speaking about the ...

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The Red Bull driver will start the race at Silverstone in fourth place after lapping 0.183s slower than poleman Valtteri Bottas, but claimed he may have lost up to two tenths of a second on his best lap. <br>Verstappen reported a “problem with turbo lag” in low-speed corners after feeling his Honda-powered Red Bull was not giving him the power he was requesting at low revs. <br>He reckoned ...

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The former world champion could manage only sixth on Sunday’s grid, having been outpaced by teammate Charles Leclerc in all three sessions.<br>“I think I just struggled to extract what was in the car,” said the German. “I couldn’t get the right feel, I’m not happy with how it went.<br>“It didn’t look great on my side, I struggled to feel the car today, just couldn’t get on top of ...

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Hamilton missed out on the fastest time in qualifying for his home race by just 0.006s as Bottas claimed his fourth pole position of the season.<br>Five-time world champion and five-time British GP winner Hamilton had complained about the rear stability of his car after Friday practice, and while he said the set-up was improved for Saturday he found it difficult to maintain his pace as qualifying ...

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Bottas set the pace on the first runs in Q3 at Silverstone, although Hamilton’s time was compromised by the rear stepping out at Brooklands, which meant he ran wide at the exit of the corner.<br>Although Bottas was unable to improve on his second run in Q3, Hamilton fell just short of grabbing pole position having not been able to match his first-sector pace from the first run.<br>Ferrari driver ...

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Horner confessed his past as a trespasser when team bosses were asked to recall their first memories of the British Grand Prix venue.<br>At the time Senna was leading the world championship, and he would go on to secure his third title. Horner was a 17-year-old karter who would move into car racing the following year.<br>“One of my earliest memories coming here was back in [1991], shortly after ...

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Team principal Mattia Binotto has targeted improvements in such “boundary conditions” within the SF90's development after Ferrari faced a discrepancy between what it expected a recent Formula 1 upgrade to bring and what it discovered in reality. <br>The Italian team ditched the new floor it trialled in practice for the French Grand Prix, and ran further tests in Austria to establish why it ...

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Leclerc left it late to post his fastest time of 1m25.905s on soft tyres on a cool, drizzly Saturday morning at Silverstone, the lap putting him 0.026s ahead of Vettel.<br>Mercedes driver Hamilton headed up Red Bull pair Pierre Gasly and Max Verstappen, while Valtteri Bottas ended up sixth-fastest in the second Mercedes.<br>The arrival of light rain a little more than 10 minutes into the session ...

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Renault’s ‘B-Spec’ engine was first introduced by works driver Daniel Ricciardo in the French Grand Prix. Ricciardo’s teammate Nico Hulkenberg and McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr were then given the update for the Austrian race.<br><br>More British GP insights:<br><br>Ricciardo says ‘Pony’ Renault engine “had to be put down”<br>Ferrari has "significant" answer on cause of update ...

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This will come as part of Formula 1's tribute to Whiting - who in addition to his other roles was in charge of race starts for 23 years - during the Silverstone weekend.<br>After Whiting's sudden death in March, the start responsibilities passed to new permanent starter Christian Bryll.<br>On Sunday, Bryll will accompany Whiting's son on the start gantry and let him know when to press the ...

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Just days after Williams announced it had parted with former technical chief Paddy Lowe, Fry handed in his notice at McLaren and has been put on gardening leave.<br>Fry had returned to McLaren in September 2018 to help with the development of this year’s MCL34, which has helped the outfit jump up to fourth place in the constructors' standings.<br>However, Fry's tenure at Woking was always likely ...

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The circuit underwent a resurfacing this year after a wet 2018 MotoGP British Grand Prix had to be cancelled due to the then-new asphalt's inability to sufficiently drain water.<br>In recent years, Silverstone's bumpy track surface was constantly criticised by riders, with many of the bumps affecting heavy braking areas and several fast corners.<br>Renault driver Ricciardo says the new surface is ...

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With their Mercedes outfit so dominant, the fight for the F1 title already appears to be a straight fight between the Finn and his British teammate.<br>But with Hamilton having opened up a 31-point advantage in the standings, Bottas knows that he needs to step up his form and close down the gap swiftly to keep his title hopes alive.<br>There has been little separating the performance of the two ...

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Q: Question for all of you to start with. It was announced on Wednesday that Silverstone has secured a long-term deal to host Formula One. Can each of you give us your best memories of this track?<br>Marcin BUDKOWSKI: It’s always a track where we enjoy coming because of the public here. I think it’s always a sell-out and it’s a very ‘expert’ crowd, if you like, one which enjoys the ...

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Ricciardo also divulged that the engine was nicknamed ‘Pony’ in the Renault camp, and confirmed that the well-used unit won’t be seen again.<br>“I think it’s RIP to that engine.” he said, while crossing himself. “So we're going to have a little service tonight for it. It was called Pony as well, so we had to put Pony down I think.<br>“That was the original spec, so it was ...

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