Formula 1 2019 German Grand Prix

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2019-07-28
11
Hockenheimring
Max Verstappen VER
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Max Verstappen
lap 61 - 1:16.645
VER

The 2019 German Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in Germany, Lewis Hamilton could not convert this into a win.

The race in Germany was round 11 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 28 July 2019 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Possible Light Rain
rain
70.79°F
90%
8.08 mph
162°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 64 1:44:31.275 26
2 64 +7.333 18
3 64 +8.305 15
4 64 +8.966 12
5 64 +9.583 10
6 64 +10.052 8
7 64 +16.838 6
8 64 +18.765 4
9 64 +19.667 2
10 64 +24.987 1
11 64 +26.404 0
12 64 +42.214 0
13 64 +43.849 0
14 61 Collision 0
56 Accident 0
39 Accident 0
27 Accident 0
25 Power loss 0
13 Exhaust 0
1 Spun off 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:11.000
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +1.000
4 Pierre Gasly Red Bull +1.000
5 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1.000
6 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +1.000
7 Carlos Sainz McLaren +1.000
8 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +2.000
9 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +2.000
10 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
11 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
12 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.000
13 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +1.000
14 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +2.000
15 Lance Stroll Racing Point +2.000
16 Lando Norris McLaren +2.000
17 Alexander Albon Toro Rosso +2.000
18 George Russell Williams +3.000
19 Robert Kubica Williams +3.000
20 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari

driver positions through the laps

2019 German 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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Brawn says the run of exciting races provided a reminder that F1 is still “the greatest motorsport series in the world,” after a lack of action at Paul Ricard led to widespread negative comments about the sport.<br>“What a show,” wrote Brawn in his regular column. “The German Grand Prix was incredibly exciting, from first lap to last. It had everything, overtaking, mistakes, less than ...

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Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi were stripped of their seventh and eighth place finishes respectively after there was found to be an infringement with the clutch settings on the Alfa Romeo which potentially mimicked traction control.<br>Specifically, the team was found to have breached Article 27.1 of F1's sporting regulations, which specifies “the driver must drive the car alone and ...

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Prost was appointed earlier this month as a member of the board of Renault Sport Racing Ltd, as a direct replacement for Renault Group executive Thierry Bollore. The latter has left his role with the F1 team as he has taken on extra responsibilities on the road car side since becoming CEO of the parent company after Carlos Ghosn resigned amid controversy in January.<br>Four-time F1 world champion ...

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In the ultimate claim to keep the Hockenheimring on the Formula 1 calendar, the 2019 German Grand Prix was certainly a thriller, with several plot twists which resulted in one of the least-expected podiums for some time.<br>Despite there eventually being winners and losers from the race, many of the drivers probably had a period of the event where they thought things weren't going to go their ...

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Leclerc was running second following two quick calls from Ferrari to pit him during the two virtual safety car periods at Hockenheim, which had helped him climb from 10th on the grid.<br>But, just as he was closing in on then-race leader Lewis Hamilton, Leclerc, who had just switched to slicks on the still-damp track, crashed out at low-speed after a mistake put him on the low-grip wet asphalt ...

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During the penultimate safety car period Russell occupied 13th position, ahead of Lance Stroll, who elected to pit for slicks as the safety car began its final lap on lap 45.<br>Stroll was immediately able to bring his tyres up to temperature on the restart and, after a flurry of pitstops as the field changed intermediate tyres for slicks, momentarily led the race.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Debate ...

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The Toro Rosso driver stayed out of trouble during the chaotic middle part of the race to run fifth, which became fourth when Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg spun off on lap 40 of 64, bringing out the safety car.<br>At that point Albon was nearly 10 seconds behind third-placed Hamilton, but the caution period brought them together, and also enabled the McLaren of Carlos Sainz to close onto Albon’s ...

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The driver was taken to hospital, but the team said that he has not suffered serious injuries.<br>The accident happened on the M1 motorway close to the city of Gyor, around halfway between Vienna and Budapest.<br>Photographs suggest that the vehicle made contact with the barrier on the central reservation before being pitched across the opposite carriageway into some trees.<br>It came to rest with ...

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Despite Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean having been warned once again ahead of the German Grand Prix to avoid trouble after their collision at Silverstone, the pair still banged wheels once more.<br>Having hoped that his drivers would have learned from incidents this year, which included a clash at the Spanish Grand Prix, Steiner now says he must take action to ensure there are no repeat ...

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Leclerc was one of several drivers who found themselves in trouble after running wide at the final sequence of corners and skidding across a wet area of run-off.<br>Lewis Hamilton and Nico Hulkenberg both also crashed there, while Carlos Sainz, Kimi Raikkonen and Lando Norris all had incidents with the slippery area – that is used as part of the track's drag strip – holding rain water.<br>Masi ...

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The Red Bull driver remains third in the standings behind the dominant Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.<br>But his second win of the year means he now lies just 22 points behind Bottas, who failed to score in Germany.<br>Post-race time penalties for the Alfa Romeo drivers enabled championship leader Lewis Hamilton to salvage two points from a disastrous grand prix in which he ...

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The Mercedes driver led the early stages of the wet weather race but dropped down the order when he went off on slicks under the safety car period called for Charles Leclerc's crash at the penultimate corner, and Hamilton brushed the barrier at the same spot.<br>A long stop to change his front wing and confusion over which tyres to fit to his car followed and he was later given a five-second time ...

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Raikkonen and Giovinazzi finished seventh and eighth on the road in Hockenheim, but both received 30-second penalties for clutch offences at the start, dropping them down to 12th and 13th.<br>The FIA stewards deemed that the clutches of the two cars operated in a way that potentially gave the drivers an advantage at the wet standing start, in effect mimicking traction control.<br>The circumstances ...

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The drivers were penalised for an offence related to the way the clutch of the cars operated during the wet standing start, which was deemed to have potentially mimicked traction control in the tricky conditions.<br>The penalty - equivalent to an in-race stop-and-go - was the same as that which which be given for a false start.<br>Alfa boss Fred Vasseur has confirmed to Motorsport.com that the ...

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Formula 1’s leading outfit ran a special livery and had its staff wear retro-style attire at its home race, in honour of the German car brand’s 125 years of motorsport involvement.<br>However, Mercedes would endure its worst race of the F1 season by far at Hockenheim, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton finishing out of the points after several mishaps and Valtteri Bottas crashing out late ...

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Hamilton could have been given a post-race penalty if the stewards had found he had been in the wrong for driving unnecessarily slowly behind the safety car.<br>But an investigation by the stewards discovered that Hamilton had only been picked up for a potential rules breach thanks to a situation that had never occurred before.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>German GP: Verstappen wins crazy race ...

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Stroll was the first driver to switch to slick tyres after the penultimate safety car period, having run outside of the points for most of the race.<br>However, the Canadian eventually found himself in the lead as all his rivals pitted for dry-weather tyres.<br>Stroll went on to finish in fourth position - his best result of the season - but said an error in the final laps of the race allowed Toro ...

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Grosjean and Magnussen made contact at the Turn 6 hairpin late on after Magnussen moved to the inside of Grosjean through the corner on lap 56 of 64. Light contact meant both drivers were able to continue and Haas scored a double-points finish with Grosjean leading Magnussen home in ninth, but both drivers were placed under investigation.<br>When asked if the drivers could have thrown away a team ...

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Leclerc also admitted that he was "completely at fault" for the crash after sliding off on the approach to Turn 15 and skating across the soaking wet run-off and into the barriers.<br>The Ferrari man had been set to take over the lead of the race following Lewis Hamilton's pitstop - the Mercedes driver damaged his front wing shortly after - but instead, Leclerc was forced into ...

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The Russian ran outside of the points for much of the race, as the frequent changes in weather and track conditions contributed to several twists and turns in the lead battle.<br>But after making a key switch to slick tyres on the drying track right at the penultimate safety car restart, Kvyat cycled through to third place – which became second when he passed the Racing Point of fellow ...

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Rain before the start and during the race made for an incident-packed event in which polesitter Lewis Hamilton spun twice on his way to an eventual 11th place, and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas crashed out.<br>Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel raced from the back of the grid to finish second, but it was a mixed day for the Scuderia after Charles Leclerc spun into retirement.<br>Daniil Kvyat was ...

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Renault's stated aims were to finish at least fourth in the 2019 constructors' championship on merit, and to close the gap to the leading three teams, but it currently lies fifth in the standings.<br>Last week Ricciardo's teammate Nico Hulkenberg hit out at what he called a "disappointing" rate of development. <br>But Ricciardo believes it's the responsibility of the drivers to manage ...

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The young Briton was knocked out in Q1 at Hockenheim on Saturday thanks to a problem with his battery pack that the team estimated cost him one tenth of a second. He had been due to start 16th.<br>But with the team concluding that the battery pack needed replacing, it has also elected to fit a new MGU-K and Control Electronics as well.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>McLaren blames battery issue for ...

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Heavy rain arrived at Hockenheim shortly before noon on Sunday, triggering a red flag in the Porsche Supercup race.<br>Most drivers on the F1 grid have no experience with the current tyres because there have been no wet test sessions or race weekends. However, a wet weather test for 2020 tyres at Paul Ricard in late May has potentially given Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, Pierre Gasly and ...

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At Hockenheim Romain Grosjean qualified sixth – helped by the problems for the two Ferraris – using the original Melbourne aero package.<br>Meanwhile his teammate Kevin Magnussen qualified 12th with the latest spec, having locked up on his second run in Q2, costing him a shot at progressing to the top 10.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Magnussen seeing no progress from latest Haas F1 update<br>Haas ...

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Wolff concedes that had Ferrari not blown its chance with technical issues for both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc in qualifying, the Brackley team was unlikely to have been at the front.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>German GP: Hamilton on pole as Ferrari implodes<br>Mercedes was ready to replace ill Hamilton for qualifying<br><br><br>Mercedes came to its home race with a package of aero ...

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The Ferrari drivers were the favourites to secure pole position at Hockenheim after they had dominated all three practice sessions.<br>But a turbo airflow problem stopped Sebastian Vettel from setting a time in Q1 and a fuel system issue prevented Charles Leclerc from running in Q3.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Ferrari "doesn't deserve" qualifying disaster - Leclerc<br>German GP: Hamilton on pole as ...

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After a recent run of strong qualifying performance, Norris endured a more frustrating time at Hockenheim as he failed to make it past the first knock-out phase. He will line up 16th on the grid.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Norris feels he let McLaren down with Q1 exit<br><br><br>While Norris initially blamed himself for the performance, it has subsequently emerged that the British driver was ...

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Ferrari had topped all three practice sessions at Hockenheim in the lead-up to qualifying, but Sebastian Vettel’s SF90 was immediately halted in Q1 by what was later diagnosed as a likely intercooler problem.<br>Leclerc progressed into the final qualifying segment but did not take to the track there, thwarted by a failure of the fuel pump driver module.<br>“In the car I felt bad for Seb at ...

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After Ferrari, which had topped all three practice sessions at Hockenheim, suffered a nightmare first two thirds of qualifying – with a turbo airflow problem stopping Sebastian Vettel running in a Q1 and a fuel system issue putting Charles Leclerc out without a Q3 time – the fight for pole was blown wide open.<br>Hamilton eventually prevailed ahead of Verstappen, with Bottas ending up 0.362 ...

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Verstappen had a scare during the second German Grand Prix qualifying segment when he reported a power loss on his opening run.<br>The Dutchman had gone out on the medium tyre, aiming to lock it in as his starting compound in case of a dry race on Sunday, but was forced to abort the run and rejoin the track on softs.<br>He would go on to progress to Q3 and qualify second between the two Mercedes ...

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Norris will start tomorrow's race from 16th on the grid after he was eliminated from Q1 following a late improvement for Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi.<br>It meant the McLaren driver missed out on a Q2 berth by just 0.055s slower than the 15th-placed Toro Rosso of Daniil Kvyat.<br><br>Latest from Hockenheim:<br><br>German GP: Hamilton on pole as Ferrari implodes<br>Verstappen laments impact of ...

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Hamilton felt ill ahead of final practice, but went on to secure pole position in a dramatic session that saw the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc both hit mechanical dramas.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>German GP: Hamilton on pole as Ferrari implodes<br>German GP: Starting grid in pictures<br>Turbo problem puts Vettel out in Q1 in Germany<br><br><br>"I wasn't feeling good this ...

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With Vettel eliminated in Q1 having completed a single lap thanks to a problem with the airflow to the turbo, Leclerc was favourite for pole in Q3 having looked quickest up to that point.<br>But Leclerc was unable to take to the track during Q3, climbing out of his car and commiserating with the team and leaving the way clear for Hamilton to set the pace.<br>Hamilton then dominated Q3, with the ...

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The Ferrari driver had headed in to shootout for grid positions with a good chance of fighting for pole position, on the back of a strong run of form that had seen his team top all the sessions so far this weekend.<br>But it all went wrong on his out lap in Q1 when he encountered an engine issue shortly after he left the pits. Speaking to the team over the radio as he returned to the pits, he ...

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