Formula 1 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

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2021-04-18
2
Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
Max Verstappen VER
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton
lap 60 - 1:16.702
HAM

The 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in Italy, Lewis Hamilton could not convert this into a win.

The race in Italy was round 2 of 25 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 18 April 2021 13:00 GMT (raceday).

Overcast
rain
56.35°F
56%
8.52 mph
63°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 63 2:02:34.598 25
2 63 +22.000 19
3 63 +23.702 15
4 63 +25.579 12
5 63 +27.036 10
6 63 +51.220 8
7 63 +52.818 6
8 63 +56.909 4
9 63 +65.704 2
10 63 +66.561 1
11 63 +67.151 0
12 63 +73.184 0
13 63 +94.773 0
14 62 +1 Lap 0
15 61 Gearbox 0
16 61 +2 Laps 0
17 61 +2 Laps 0
30 Collision 0
30 Collision 0
0 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:14.000
2 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +0.000
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.000
5 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +0.000
6 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +0.000
7 Lando Norris McLaren +0.000
8 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
9 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +1.000
10 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.000
11 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
12 George Russell Williams +1.000
13 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.000
14 Nicholas Latifi Williams +1.000
15 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.000
16 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1.000
17 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +2.000
18 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +2.000
19 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +2.000
20 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri

driver positions through the laps

2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

The 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Pirelli Gran Premio del Made in Italy e dell'Emilia Romagna 2021) was a Formula One motor race which took place on 18 April 2021 at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola, Italy. The wet race was the second round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship. Max Verstappen won for Red Bull Racing after starting third. Lewis Hamilton finished second for the Mercedes team after starting on pole position. Lando Norris finished third for McLaren.


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Formula 1's second race at Imola in the space of six months offered a vastly different affair to the inaugural Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in November.<br>A pre-race rain shower left some drivers and teams battling to make it to the grid at all, while the greasy track made mistakes all the most costly once the lights did go out.<br>A top-two of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton may point to little ...

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Norris took his second F1 podium with McLaren after battling from seventh on the grid to third, holding off Ferrari's Charles Leclerc behind F1's leading duo Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.<br>While Norris benefited from Sergio Perez' spin behind the safety car and McLaren team orders to release him past teammate Daniel Ricciardo, the British driver was good value for his podium.<br>Norris ...

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The Aston Martin driver was hit with a 10-second penalty after his team failed to fit the wheels on his car before the five-minute signal ahead of the start of the race.<br>However, the penalty was only announced after lap 22 of the race, and the delay compromised Vettel's chances at the time. Although Vettel went on to retire from the Imola race on the penultimate lap, the four-time champion was ...

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Bottas collided with Williams driver Russell while battling for ninth place in Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, resulting in a big crash that caused the race to be red flagged.<br>Bottas and Russell were quick to blame each other for causing the crash on the approach to Turn 2, but the stewards deemed it to be a racing incident.<br>Mercedes team boss Wolff was left to manage a collision ...

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The Mexican had qualified on the front row at Imola, but his hopes of a good finish were wrecked by a spate of incidents in the tricky conditions.<br>He spun early on behind the safety car, and was then handed a 10-second stop/go penalty for overtaking rivals as he regained his original position.<br>Later on in the race after the red flag restart, he spun once again – dropping him well ...

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The Williams driver was left furious with Bottas after believing that the Mercedes driver had deliberately squeezed him off the track as they battled for position at Imola and came together in a 200mph accident.<br>In the wake of their incident, Russell angrily marched to Bottas' car to let his feelings be known. He later suggested that his Finnish rival had behaved differently to him because they ...

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Williams driver Russell retired from the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after colliding with Bottas at high-speed on the approach to Turn 2 as they battled over ninth position.<br>Russell and Bottas blamed each other for causing the crash in the aftermath of the incident, which sparked a red flag and almost wrote off Bottas’s Mercedes car.<br>Russell said Bottas broke a gentleman’s agreement ...

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Bottas and Russell crashed out of Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after colliding on the approach to Turn 2 when battling over ninth position.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only to hit a wet patch and lose control of his car.<br>Russell's Williams speared to the left and into the Mercedes of ...

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Bottas and Russell crashed out of Sunday’s race at Imola after colliding on the approach to Turn 2 when battling over ninth position.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only to hit a wet patch and lose control of his car.<br>Russell’s Williams speared to the left and into the Mercedes of Bottas ...

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Russell and Bottas crashed out while battling for ninth place halfway through Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, colliding at high-speed on the approach to Turn 2.<br>Russell gained on Bottas using DRS and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only for Bottas to make a slight move to the right.<br>It caused Russell to lose control of his car and spear into Bottas's ...

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Bottas and Russell collided on the run to the first chicane halfway through on Sunday at Imola, causing both cars to be eliminated from the race instantly.<br>The collision left debris strewn across the track and caused a red flag that suspended the race with 30 laps remaining.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight, and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try a ...

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Norris had been in third place for the restart on lap 35, after the race was red-flagged following a clash between George Russell and Valtteri Bottas, tucked in behind leader Max Verstappen and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.<br>After Verstappen had nearly spun at the restart, it meant Leclerc didn’t find a useful tow behind the Red Bull driver and, coupled with excessive wheelspin starting on ...

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Verstappen won by over 20 seconds ahead of a recovering Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), who bounced back from a costly off-track moment from which he had to reverse out of the gravel. His race was saved by a red flag, and he was able to surge back to second place after the restart.<br>Verstappen made a terrific start to vault from third on the grid to the lead by the first corner, where he touched ...

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Stewards determined the Alfa Romeo driver breached regulations having failed to enter the pitlane for the restart of the race after the red-flag period caused by the clash between Valtteri Bottas and George Russell.<br>On the lap prior to the restart following the race suspension, Raikkonen spun his Alfa Romeo at Turn 3. Sporting regulations dictate that a driver may retake his position as long as ...

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The Aston Martin driver endured an eventful race at Imola while making the most of favourable damp conditions to finish seventh at the chequered flag.<br>However, Stroll was judged to have breached regulations when overtaking AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly following a post-race investigation, resulting in a five-second penalty.<br>It was deemed Stroll left the track at the Tamburello chicane while ...

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Verstappen was leading the pack around for a rolling start following the race's suspension after the massive accident that eliminated Valtteri Bottas and George Russell, but lost control of his Red Bull at the first Rivazza turn just before he was due to resume racing speed.<br>The Red Bull speared left over the kerbs on the corner's inside, but critically appeared to keep at least some part of ...

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The Formula 1 world champion was in a tight fight with Max Verstappen for the lead at Imola as they worked their way through backmarkers on the damp but drying track.<br>But as Hamilton dived off line to get past George Russell, he couldn’t slow himself down enough on the damp track surface and ran off through the gravel trap and into the barriers.<br>The Mercedes driver managed to reverse back ...

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Williams driver Russell collided with Bottas when trying to overtake for ninth place at high-speed during Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, resulting in a sizeable crash.<br>The incident left debris strewn across the track and caused the race to be red-flagged, and sparked angry reactions from both Russell and Bottas, who blamed each other.<br>Mercedes team principal Wolff said that while ...

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Verstappen and Hamilton clashed at the race's opening corners, with the latter then having to put in a recovery drive after sliding off into the gravel at the Tosa hairpin just before the red flag shortly before half distance thanks to the massive accident involving his Mercedes teammate.<br>Rain falling in the first half of the Imola lap in the hour ahead of the race start meant most of the cars ...

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Russell and Bottas collided while battling for position on the run to the first chicane, causing a significant crash that left debris strewn across the track.<br>Race control took the decision at first to deploy the safety car before issuing a red flag on Lap 34 of the 63-lap race at Imola.<br>The crash was the latest in a string of incidents leading up to the red flag as drivers made the switch ...

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Having got knocked out in Q2 for the season opener in Bahrain, Perez made amends by out-qualifying teammate Max Verstappen at Imola to secure his best ever grid slot.<br>While Perez was hired to be a closer match to Verstappen, Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says the team never expected him to do so well so quickly after the difficulties he faced in Bahrain.<br>“Perez's improvement was ...

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The Australian has had a challenging Imola weekend so far, with teammate Lando Norris quicker than him over the two days of action.<br>And although Ricciardo outqualified Norris, that was only because his teammate had his best time deleted due to a small track limits infringement at Turn 9.<br>Ricciardo has confessed to needing more confidence in his McLaren, and he thinks to deliver that he needs ...

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Following years of discussions about getting a race in Miami, F1 chiefs announced on Sunday that a 10-year deal had been signed for a grand prix to be held around the city's famous Hard Rock Stadium.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Miami Grand Prix joins 2022 F1 calendar<br>Miami GP resolution passes vote, despite local resident opposition<br><br><br>While no firm date has yet been set for the inaugural ...

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Russell explained after qualifying that he had been “just confused” why Latifi had “had the upper hand on me every single lap” throughout practice and Q1, with the Briton trailing in each session except FP3.<br>In Q2, however, Russell reversed the Williams’ drivers fortunes to maintain his 100% qualifying record against teammates at the team – his only F1 qualifying defeat to a ...

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After losing out to Red Bull in the fight for pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix three weeks ago, Mercedes struck back at Imola as Lewis Hamilton topped qualifying on Saturday.<br>But teammate Bottas endured a more difficult end to qualifying as he faded to eighth place in the final classification, finishing almost half a second off Hamilton’s lap time.<br>It marked a big setback ...

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Discussions about holding a race in Miami have been ongoing for years, but on Sunday F1 chiefs finally confirmed that a 10-year deal has been agreed to hold a race around the Hard Rock Stadium.<br>A brand new 5.41-kilometre track is being built to hold the event. The 19-turn configuration runs on land around the home of the Miami Dolphins and has a mixture of tight corners and high speed ...

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In only his second event for Red Bull, Perez out-qualified teammate Max Verstappen and felt he actually lost pole at Imola to Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton with a mistake in the final corners of his last Q3 lap. <br>Perez had trailed Verstappen by 0.593s in FP3 – the only practice session both Red Bull drivers completed after the former collided with Esteban Ocon in FP1 and ...

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Tsunoda crashed heavily at the exit of Variante Alta early in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Saturday, causing a red flag and bringing his session to an end.<br>The Japanese driver was able to walk away from the crash unscathed, but his car was less fortunate after he spun rearwards into the barrier at speed.<br>AlphaTauri’s mechanics were left with a sizeable amount of repairs ...

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Norris was on course to take third place on the grid for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, which would have been his best-ever qualifying result in F1, but saw his fastest lap time deleted due to exceeding track limits at Turn 9.<br>That transgression relegated Norris from third to seventh in Q3, behind teammate Daniel Ricciardo, and prompted Norris to be very self-critical.<br>Speaking straight ...

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Mercedes driver Hamilton upset the formbook to clinch pole position ahead of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen, who both made mistakes on their final Q3 laps at Imola and missed their own respective chances to head the grid. <br>Perez is starting on the soft compound tyres after he and Red Bull opted to prioritise ensuring a Q3 berth over using the medium tyres in ...

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When is the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix<br>The 2021 Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix will be held at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, more commonly known as Imola, on April 18th.<br><br>Date: Sunday, April 18, 2020 <br>Start time: 13:00 GMT / 14:00 BST / 15:00 CEST / 09:00 ET / 06:00 PT / 23:00 AEST / 22:00 JST / 18:30 IST<br><br>Can’t find your country or region in the ...

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With Red Bull having had the pace advantage in Bahrain, and topping final free practice at Imola, Hamilton was bracing himself for losing out to either Max Verstappen or Sergio Perez.<br>However, a great performance from the world champion, allied to mistakes from both Red Bull drivers on their final Q3 laps, meant Hamilton took the top spot on Saturday.<br>Hamilton ended up just 0.035 seconds ...

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Perez bounced back from a difficult Friday that saw him crash into Esteban Ocon in FP1 and struggle to feature with the frontrunners in FP2 by qualifying second at Imola.<br>It marked Perez’s best-ever F1 qualifying result, beating his previous best starting position of third, as he fell just 0.035 seconds shy of pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton’s lap time.<br>But Perez believed he did have the pace ...

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Norris had already been rapid with a third-fastest time in Q1 and second place in Q2 and looked set to record his best ever qualifying result in a tightly contested Q3 shootout.<br>The Briton set a time which would have been good for third on the grid, behind polesitter Lewis Hamilton while splitting the Red Bulls of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen, but saw his fastest laptime deleted due ...

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After finishing ninth in final practice on Saturday morning at Imola, Alonso struggled throughout qualifying, scraping through Q1 before propping up the timesheets in Q2.<br>In his second qualifying session since returning to F1 after a two-year absence, Alonso finished four-tenths off a Q3 berth, setting an identical lap time to Williams’ Nicholas Latifi.<br>Alpine teammate Esteban Ocon was ...

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Hamilton will start ahead of Red Bull's Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen after the one-hour qualifying session, which is split into three segments with five cars each being knocked out in Q1 and Q2 before the top-10 shootout of Q3.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Emilia Romagna GP: Hamilton beats Perez, Verstappen to pole<br>Hamilton never expected to beat Red Bulls in Imola qualifying<br><br><br>Emilia ...

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Bottas topped both FP1 and FP2 on Friday for Mercedes, and said he felt “a lot happier” with the W12 car after battling rear-end instability through pre-season testing and the opening race weekend in Bahrain.<br>But the Finn slumped to a disappointing eighth-place finish in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, ending the session almost half a second off team-mate Lewis Hamilton on ...

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The 23-year-old Briton, who will start 12th on the grid at Imola, was switching to his Mercedes power unit’s push mode in Q1 when he got sideways and ran across the gravel. He was trying to leave the change to the last possible moment in order to gain the maximum benefit over his flying lap.<br>Reflecting on the concentration lapse, he compared himself to former Williams driver Maldonado, who ...

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It was announced last week that, as of July 1, Allison will hold a newly-created position of chief technical officer, a change that some interpreted as a possible first step to him eventually being the overall head of the team.<br>Wolff retains the team principal job for the foreseeable future, having explored his options over the past year. The Austrian has made it clear that he will eventually ...

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While drivers try to leave each other space to start their qualifying laps, Mazepin tagged himself into Giovinazzi's slipstream on the run down to the start/finish line – and overtook the Alfa Romeo driver.<br>With Giovinazzi's lap instantly ruined, he quickly came on the radio to ask what his Russian rival was doing, as his final effort to try to get out of Q1 was wrecked.<br>Speaking ...

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