Formula 1 2021 British Grand Prix

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2021-07-18
10
Silverstone Circuit
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Sergio Pérez
lap 50 - 1:28.617
PER

The 2021 British Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Despite being on pole position in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Max Verstappen could not convert this into a win.
Verstappen was forced to retire in lap 1 due to: Collision.

The race in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was round 10 of 22 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 18 July 2021 14:00 GMT (raceday).

Clear
82.4°F
50%
5.93 mph
288°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 52 1:58:23.284 27
2 52 +3.871 18
3 52 +11.125 16
4 52 +28.573 12
5 52 +42.624 10
6 52 +43.454 8
7 52 +1:12.093 6
8 52 +1:14.289 4
9 52 +1:16.162 2
10 52 +1:22.065 1
11 52 +1:25.327 0
12 51 +1 Lap 0
13 51 +1 Lap 0
14 51 +1 Lap 0
15 51 +1 Lap 0
16 51 +1 Lap 0
17 51 +1 Lap 0
18 51 +1 Lap 0
40 Retired 0
0 Collision 3

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:26.000
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.000
5 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +0.000
6 Lando Norris McLaren +0.000
7 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +0.000
8 George Russell Williams +0.000
9 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
10 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.000
11 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.000
12 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.000
13 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +1.000
14 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1.000
15 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.000
16 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
17 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.000
19 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +2.000
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2021 British Grand Prix

The 2021 British Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix 2021) was a Formula One motor race held on 18 July 2021 at the Silverstone Circuit. It was the tenth round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship. The race was won by Lewis Hamilton.


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He also stressed that the team bosses had been part of the discussion when it was agreed to take that route.<br>The clash between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton on the first lap of the British GP led to the Dutchman's instant retirement, and generated a 10-second penalty for the Mercedes driver for causing a collision.<br>Much to the frustration of Verstappen and his Red Bull Racing team ...

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Verstappen slammed into the barriers at Copse corner on the opening lap of the race on Sunday, after being involved in a collision with F1 title rival Lewis Hamilton.<br>In-car sensors estimated that the impact registered at 51G, which was the biggest crash of Verstappen's career.<br>Red Bull fears that the RB16B chassis is a write-off, and there are concerns that the Honda power unit could also ...

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Hamilton and Verstappen had been battling hard for the lead in the opening stages of the Silverstone race, having gone to wheel to wheel for the first half of the lap.<br>On the blast down to Copse, Hamilton had managed to get a run on his Red Bull rival, and, after briefly jinking to the left, he went for the inside as he drew alongside the Dutchman. But Verstappen held his ground and, as he ...

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Leclerc had the best view of the opening lap crash at Silverstone, as he was running right behind the lead Red Bull and Mercedes cars.<br>And while he thinks Hamilton had a bit more room to play with at the apex of the corner to avoid contact, the Ferrari driver believes that Verstappen was aggressive with his turn in.<br>"It is very difficult to judge it from the car; we are very low," said ...

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Formula 1, the British Grand Prix and a sold out Silverstone – it had the feeling of familiarity after the unknown and empty grandstands since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.<br>But the 2021 British GP was anything but recognisable, starting on the Thursday with the first showing of a full-scale 2022 F1 car model and then a new weekend format which pivoted around the inaugural sprint qualifying ...

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While fighting for the lead on the opening lap of the Silverstone race, Hamilton's left-front wheel hit Verstappen's right rear, sending the Red Bull driver into the tyre barriers, the Mercedes driver able to continue in the race.<br>A safety car period was called immediately after the collision before the race was red-flagged in order to allow track marshals and workers to repair the barriers and ...

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The pair collided on the opening lap of the Silverstone race on Sunday as they battled for the lead.<br>Hamilton had made a move down the inside on the run to Copse but Verstappen held his ground and turned in – with the pair clashing wheels.<br>The FIA stewards ruled that Hamilton was at fault for the crash and gave him a 10-second penalty, while Verstappen blasted his rival for making a ...

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Hamilton was involved in a first lap crash with title rival Max Verstappen at Silverstone on Sunday as the pair battled for the lead throughout the opening corners.<br>The world champion was deemed by the stewards to have been at fault for the incident, which saw Verstappen pitched off the track and slam in to the tyre barriers on the outside of the high-speed Copse corner.<br>But despite being ...

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The reigning F1 world champion collided with his Red Bull rival on the opening lap of the Silverstone race at Copse when the pair were running side-by-side with Verstappen on the outside aiming to cut across to defend his lead.<br>Hamilton's left front wheel hit Verstappen's right rear tyre and sent the Dutch driver into a 51G impact with the tyre barrier and he was later taken to hospital for ...

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The Red Bull driver was pitched into the barriers at Copse corner on the opening lap after he collided with title rival Lewis Hamilton.<br>Hamilton had got a run down the inside of Verstappen on the run in to the high-speed right hander, but his Dutch rival held his ground around the outside.<br>Verstappen's car was spun around after clipping Hamilton's left front. His right rear tyre popped off ...

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Verstappen was spun into the barriers at Copse Corner on the opening lap of the race after clashing with title rival Hamilton.<br>The pair had already battled hard for several corners, before Hamilton got a run on Verstappen on the blast down to Copse and drafted alongside the Red Bull on the entry to the corner.<br>But with Verstappen not conceding ground, he clipped Hamilton as he turned into ...

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Hamilton and Verstappen were battling for the lead throughout the opening half a lap at Silverstone, before the world champion got a run up the inside of his rival on the high-speed run to Copse.<br>Verstappen stood his ground on the outside, however, and, as he turned through the right-hander, he was tagged by Hamilton's front left wheel.<br>The Dutchman was pitched into a spin, with his right ...

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The Red Bull driver was involved in a high-speed collision with Hamilton on the opening lap of the Silverstone race while fighting for the lead, with Verstappen suffering a 51G impact resulting in him being taken to hospital for precautionary checks.<br>Hamilton, who was able to continue in the race but was given a 10-second penalty for the incident by the FIA Stewards, went on to fight back and ...

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Hamilton and Verstappen clashed at Copse corner on the opening lap at Silverstone as they fought for the lead, with the Red Bull driver being pitched hard into the barriers.<br>Although the race stewards ruled that Hamilton was to blame for the incident and handed him a 10-second time penalty, a furious Marko believes a tougher sanction is justified.<br>Speaking to Sky Germany, Marko said the ...

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The world champion and his Red Bull rival were fighting for the lead on the opening lap of the Silverstone race when Hamilton got a run on Verstappen down into Copse corner, and darted for the inside before pulling alongside the Dutchman.<br>But Verstappen stood his ground around the outside, and the pair clashed, with Hamilton's left front tagging Verstappen's right rear.<br>Verstappen was ...

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Red Bull’s Verstappen led from the start, just holding off Hamilton’s Mercedes – who attacked him hard. At Copse corner, they touched wheels with Verstappen sent spinning into the tyrewall that caused the race to be stopped.<br>During their clash Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc jumped to the front to restart on pole, and he led at the resumption from Hamilton – who was given a 10s ...

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The Ferrari driver became the surprise leader after a clash between Hamilton and British GP polesitter Max Verstappen on the opening lap.<br>Leclerc maintained his led for the majority of the Silverstone race, as Hamilton served his 10-second penalty for his collision with Verstappen, but was reeled in by the Mercedes driver and was overtaken with two laps to go.<br>The Monegasque, who had also ...

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Hamilton was penalised for the controversial incident at Copse, just after which Leclerc had surged into the lead before the race was suspended.<br>Leclerc led the majority of the restarted race, including while managing an intermittent engine problem, but was unable to resist Hamilton's late charge back to the front following his lengthy pitstop, where he had served his penalty.<br>Unlike in the ...

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Verstappen and Hamilton had been battling hard for the lead from the start, as they fought wheel-to-wheel through the opening half of the lap.<br>Having gone side-by-side through the first complex, Hamilton had tried to go around the outside of Verstappen at Brooklands before being squeezed out.<br>On the run down to the near flat out Copse corner, Hamilton had got a run down the inside of his ...

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The delay comes after the governing body issued a new technical directive on the subject that replaces the original version. The delay in its introduction allows teams further time to make any necessary changes.<br>The new version takes away some of the minimum time requirements specified for different aspects of the stop sequence in the original TD, and which were based on human reaction ...

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The Mexican spun off early in Saturday's sprint race at Silverstone, and after picking up damage he did not have the pace with which to make a proper recovery.<br>He was running in 18th place behind the Williams of Nicholas Latifi when the team called him into retire right at the end. He was officially classified 20th, having completed 16 of the 17 laps.<br>Red Bull has taken the opportunity to ...

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The world champion was beaten to the win in F1's first sprint qualifying race on Saturday, with him unable to keep up with his Red Bull rival after the opening laps.<br>That form has left Hamilton under no illusions that Mercedes needs to be on top form with its strategy calls at Silverstone on Sunday if it is to find a way past its main title rival.<br>"I think he [Verstappen] had a lot of pace ...

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While Lewis Hamilton was fastest in Friday’s traditional qualifying session at Silverstone, which decided the grid for Saturday’s sprint race, Verstappen’s sprint win means he is officially credited with pole position.<br>The FIA’s decision to grant pole to the sprint race winner, rather than the fastest driver from qualifying, has caused controversy among fans and drivers.<br>Verstappen ...

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That brilliant opening lap, and the heroic defence of his positions after that as he nursed his rubber, were the clear highlight from Saturday's action.<br>But Alpine has revealed how its pitwall crew turned to face its strategist and wonder if they were geniuses or chumps when its tyre choice was first revealed.<br>F1 teams had a completely free selection of tyre compound for Saturday’s ...

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The Ferrari driver revealed that starting the short event at Silverstone with a lighter fuel load and thus a more nimble car reminded him of the sport’s refuelling era, when drivers were able to charge between pitstops.<br>Leclerc qualified fourth and then maintained his position throughout the sprint, helped by the fact that the fast-starting Fernando Alonso initially held up the McLarens of ...

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Gasly qualified 12th and finished in the same position, although he later gained one place on the grid for Sunday’s Grand Prix after George Russell was penalised.<br>AlphaTauri struggled in FP1 on Friday, and with the cars going into parc ferme before the qualifying session the Italian team was unable to do much to improve matters for Gasly or his team mate Yuki Tsunoda, who finished ...

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F1 trialled a 17-lap, 100km sprint race on Saturday at Silverstone to determine the grid for Sunday's full-length British GP, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen beating Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to claim pole.<br>Though Wolff told Channel 4 immediately afterwards that he felt "pole should be for qualifying and not for the sprint races", he later said the sprint was "a good ...

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position after beating Lewis Hamilton in F1's first ever Sprint qualifying on Saturday.<br>Hamilton will line up second ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, with Charles Leclerc starting fourth in the Ferrari ahead of McLaren duo Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo.<br>Sergio Perez is set to start from the the back of the grid after retiring from ...

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F1 staged its first-ever 100km sprint race at Silverstone to determine the starting grid for Sunday's British GP, with Verstappen securing pole in the Red Bull.<br>Though Hamilton topped qualifying on Friday ahead of Verstappen, the Red Bull driver jumped him off the line in Saturday's 17-lap sprint and fended off an assault from the Mercedes on the opening tour.<br>Verstappen quickly put over two ...

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The Williams driver finished the sprint race in ninth place but will start Sunday's British Grand Prix from 12th place due to the penalty, with Esteban Ocon promoted up to ninth, Sainz to 10th and Gasly to 11th.<br>Russell has also been handed one penalty point on his F1 licence, moving him on to seven points in total over a 12-month rolling period.<br>The clash between Russell and Sainz was ...

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With its starting lineup set by qualifying on Friday evening, the 100km sprint decides the grid order for Sunday’s British GP.<br>Verstappen outdragged Hamilton away from the startline and repelled two attacks from his title rival on the opening lap. Verstappen’s victory officially gives him the British GP pole position accolade.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>British GP: Verstappen beats Hamilton ...

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Alonso opted for soft tyres for the start of the 17-lap contest, and in a stunning first lap he jumped from 11th on the grid to fifth place.<br>He then defended hard, initially from Lando Norris, and then Daniel Ricciardo, earning complaints about weaving from the McLaren team.<br>After both McLaren drivers passed him he successfully held off Sebastian Vettel to secure seventh place at the flag ...

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It was always going to be difficult for Formula 1's first sprint qualifying race to live up to the hype that had been building around it for weeks.<br>Hopes of 100km of flat out racing, with drivers banging wheels in their battle for the top positions now that they were unleashed from worrying about tyre degradation and fuel, were unlikely to ever materialise.<br>But Silverstone's first sprint can ...

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F1's managing director was one of the driving forces behind the introduction of the new format, which will also be trialled at Monza and one other yet-to-be determined venue later in the year.<br>Prior to the Silverstone weekend Brawn insisted that drivers would race hard in the sprint, and he believes that today's event proved him right.<br>However, he stressed that together with the FIA and the ...

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The Red Bull driver ended up the biggest loser in the sprint race and will start tomorrow’s main event at Silverstone from last place on the grid after retiring late on due to safety concerns after a spin.<br>Perez had been battling Fernando Alonso and Lando Norris when he lost control of his RB16B F1 car at Chapel, going through a full 360-degree spin at high speed and sliding over the grass ...

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The two came together on lap one at Brooklands after Russell locked up at the sweeping left-hander and ran into the side of the Ferrari, which was forced off.<br>The Williams driver finished ninth ahead of Esteban Ocon, but Sainz dropped to 18th before recovering back to 11th.<br>Russell has now been summoned to the stewards over incident, which he says was “just one of those first lap things ...

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The Dutchman's front brakes were spotted smoking as he formed up on the front row of the grid at Silverstone for F1's first sprint qualifying event.<br>But with the cars at the grid coming into position quite slowly, Verstappen's situation escalated and his front tyres were briefly engulfed in flames.<br>Although he ignored the problem to deliver a brilliant getaway that secured him the race lead ...

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Valtteri Bottas finished third ahead of Charles Leclerc, while an early-race spin and then late retirement cost Sergio Perez badly in the second Red Bull.<br>When the lights went out for the 17 lap race, Verstappen made the better getaway – his initial movement putting out a fire on his left-front brake – and was immediately alongside Hamilton as they raced away from the grid.<br>Verstappen ...

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With Britain, where seven of F1's teams are based, experiencing a rapid acceleration in new cases, there are worries that the situation could get even worse when the UK government lifts many restrictions on Monday.<br>That could pose a problem for British teams if personnel start getting taken down by the virus and find themselves unable to work.<br>McLaren CEO Zak Brown, who tested positive for ...

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The French driver endured a tough run of races before the Silverstone round, suffering four consecutive finishes outside of the points, and was eliminated in Q1 for both races in Austria while teammate Fernando Alonso secured finishes in the points.<br>After an opening-lap retirement at the Austrian GP last time out, Ocon said he would ask Alpine to change as many parts as possible on his F1 car ...

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