Formula 1 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix

data

2021-11-07
18
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Max Verstappen VER
Valtteri Bottas BOT
Valtteri Bottas
lap 69 - 1:17.774
BOT

The 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in Mexico, Valtteri Bottas could not convert this into a win.
Bottas was forced to retire in lap 69 due to: +2 Laps.

The race in Mexico was round 18 of 22 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 7 November 2021 19:00 GMT (raceday).

Clear
69.51°F
33%
6.18 mph
354°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 71 1:38:39.086 25
2 71 +16.555 18
3 71 +17.752 15
4 71 +1:03.845 12
5 71 +1:21.037 10
6 70 +1 Lap 8
7 70 +1 Lap 6
8 70 +1 Lap 4
9 70 +1 Lap 2
10 70 +1 Lap 1
11 70 +1 Lap 0
12 70 +1 Lap 0
13 70 +1 Lap 0
14 69 +2 Laps 0
15 69 +2 Laps 0
16 69 +2 Laps 0
17 69 +2 Laps 0
18 68 +3 Laps 0
0 Collision 0
0 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:15.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +1.000
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.000
5 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.000
6 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
7 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.000
8 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
9 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
10 Lando Norris McLaren +21.000
11 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +2.000
12 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
13 George Russell Williams +3.000
14 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +3.000
15 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +3.000
16 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +3.000
17 Nicholas Latifi Williams +3.000
18 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +3.000
19 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +4.000
20 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +5.000

driver positions through the laps

2021 Mexico City Grand Prix

The 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Gran Premio de la Ciudad de México 2021) was a Formula One motor race, held on 7 November 2021 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City. The race was the 18th round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship and marked the 21st edition of the Mexican Grand Prix, which was run under the name Mexico City Grand Prix, acknowledging the sponsorship support of the government of Mexico City.

The race was won by Max Verstappen followed by Lewis Hamilton and Sergio Pérez.


source: Wikipedia

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The Monegasque and his team-mate were locked in a tight fight with AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly throughout the Mexico City race as they battled for fourth spot.<br>A strategy offset between the two Ferrari drivers, with Sainz having extended his opening stint to have fresher hards at the end, had brought him on to the back of Leclerc and with a shot of going after Gasly.<br>Ferrari issued a radio ...

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The McLaren driver got tangled up with Bottas as they touched at the tight Turn 1 in Mexico City. Bottas was spun around while Ricciardo broke his front wing and had to pit for repairs.<br>During the race, Ricciardo said he was kicking himself for feeling that he had caused the incident, but he says watching a video replay afterwards gave him a different view.<br>"My memory of turn one was that ...

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With the world championship battle between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton so close, their teammates have been used at races this year to try to take away fastest lap points.<br>In Mexico, with Valtteri Bottas outside of the points following his Turn 1 incident, Mercedes made a late switch to softs for the Finn to take the fastest lap away from Verstappen.<br>But, during his first attempt to set ...

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Max Verstappen took another step towards winning his first championship with a dominant victory on Sunday as Formula 1 made a vibrant return to Mexico.<br>While the on-track event lacked the excitement of some recent races, it nevertheless saw the momentum swing back and forth between Red Bull and Mercedes across the course of the weekend.<br>Momentum, too, swung Ferrari's way in the battle over ...

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Bottas has already visited the Hinwil factory and had a seat fitting in anticipation of a deal being reached.<br>Usually in such situations, complex commercial arrangements have to be addressed. However, the date of the 18-inch tyre test – on December 14-15 – is so late in the calendar year that it falls close to the end of any relevant contracts.<br>A Mercedes spokesperson told Motorsport.com ...

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Tsunoda found himself in the firing line after qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix when he was accused of having wrecked the Q3 hopes of Red Bull duo Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen when he ran off the track.<br>Both Perez and Verstappen were unhappy with the Japanese driver, while Horner himself caused a stir when he said that his drivers had been "Tsunoda'd".<br>The nature of the attacks on ...

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Bearman, 16, joins the academy that helped further the careers of drivers such as Charles Leclerc, Jules Bianchi, Lance Stroll and Callum Ilott over the past decade.<br>The signing of Bearman comes following an impressive outing at the FDA Scouting World Finals that were held in Maranello last month.<br>Bearman is also a finalist for the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award ...

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Mercedes entered Sunday's race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez hopeful of converting its front row lock-out into a result to boost Lewis Hamilton's championship hopes.<br>But Red Bull bounced back in the race as Max Verstappen scored a dominant win, finishing 16 seconds clear of Hamilton, who clung on to second place ahead of Sergio Perez in the sister Red Bull car.<br>The result saw ...

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Verstappen extended his lead at the top of the drivers' championship by scoring his ninth win of the season at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Sunday, finishing 16 seconds clear of title rival Hamilton in second place.<br>The win came after Verstappen had struggled to third place in qualifying on Saturday, but he managed to use the tow on the run to Turn 1 to enter the corner three-wide with ...

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After complaints last year about the venue not delivering enough of a spectacle for F1, circuit bosses gave the green light for a major overhaul of the layout.<br>Following months of work, the raft of tweaks in three areas of the track have now been completed and resulted in the track being slightly shorter at 5.28km.<br>The biggest tweak is at the newly renamed Marsa corner at the end of the ...

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Verstappen took the lead from third on the grid at the first corner, as he outbraked both Mercedes cars. Poleman Valtteri Bottas was pushed into a spin by the McLaren of Daniel Ricciardo at Turn 1 and dropped to the tail of the field.<br>Verstappen pulled away to win by over 16s from Hamilton, who pitted earlier than the Red Bulls. Sergio Perez stopped 11 laps later than Hamilton and closed right ...

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Red Bull Formula 1 teammate Max Verstappen took a dominant victory at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, leaving Perez to challenge Mercedes rival Hamilton for second place.<br>Perez sat within two seconds of Hamilton when Mercedes brought him into the pits, prompting Red Bull to go long with its strategy and open up an 11-lap tyre life advantage.<br>After pitting, Perez put his fresher tyres to ...

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Polesitter Bottas and Hamilton had locked out the front row for Mercedes, with the team hoping to use that opportunity to exert control on the Mexico City race early on.<br>The two were three-wide heading into the first corner with Verstappen, who swept around the outside and claimed the lead of the race with Hamilton in pursuit - while Bottas was left facing the opposite direction after contact ...

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Verstappen surged into the lead from third on the grid in Mexico City by swooping around the outside of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton at Turn 1.<br>With the benefit then of running in clear air, the Dutchman was comfortably able to pull clear before roaring on to an unchallenged win.<br>While Wolff believes his drivers could have done a better job in holding off Verstappen on the run away ...

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The Dutchman took a dominant victory at Mexico City on Sunday after making a brilliant start from third on the grid to swoop around the outside of Mercedes rivals Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the first corner.<br>From there he was able to comfortably pull clear from Hamilton through the 71-lap race to finish 16.55 seconds in front at the chequered flag.<br>The victory extended his ...

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Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, but lost its advantage at Turn 1 when Max Verstappen swept around the outside to take the lead.<br>Polesitter Valtteri Bottas dropped to the rear of the field after being tapped by Daniel Ricciardo at Turn 1, resigning him to a race outside of the points. He eventually crossed the line 15th.<br>Hamilton failed to ...

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Sergio Perez finished third after Hamilton held off the Mexican driver's stint two charge with a major tyre-life advantage versus the Mercedes.<br>At the start, Hamilton launched nicely off the line to quickly get up alongside Bottas on the inside run to the Turn 1 right-hander, while Verstappen closed in in their wake and them took the outside line.<br>The Red Bull driver braked later, with more ...

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Russell missed most of second practice on Friday afternoon after a transmission problem developed early in the one-hour session.<br>But he was already running the gearbox he had been set use in Sunday’s race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, after his usual high-mileage ‘practice’ gearbox had developed its own problem during FP1 and had been swapped out.<br>The problem on Russell’s race ...

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Bottas claimed pole for Sunday’s race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, with Hamilton joining him on the front row as Red Bull’s expected dominance with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez fell apart in Q3.<br>The Mexico City track has the longest run from the grid to the first braking zone of any circuit on the F1 calendar.<br>It is comparable to the start at Sochi – where Turn 2 is the ...

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Tsunoda came under fire from Red Bull's drivers and management after him running off track in the closing stages of Q3 was blamed for wrecking the final laps of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen.<br>But Tost is adamant that Tsunoda did absolutely nothing wrong, and was absolutely right to dive off the circuit to try to get out of the way of the faster cars behind him.<br>"I absolutely don't ...

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Mazepin was left annoyed in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix when he was refused a request to overtake his teammate during a preparation lap in Q1.<br>When told he could not, he responded on the radio: "Are you having a laugh?"<br>Haas' chief race engineer Ayao Komatsu intervened and made clear the team was not joking, and told the Russian that he should drop back if he wanted a ...

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The German manufacturer had arrived at the Mexico City race concerned that title rival Red Bull would have a significant performance advantage in both power and downforce terms.<br>In the past, Red Bull’s Honda engine and turbo has proved to be better suited to operating in the less dense air of Mexico.<br>But contrary to expectations, Mercedes topped all three sessions in qualifying, with ...

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Following the red flag delay in Q1, Sainz was one of the first drivers to head out of his garage, and he spent 90 seconds waiting at the end of the pitlane prior to the resumption.<br>As soon as he left the pits he reported a lack of power, and as he crawled down the straight he was told to use revs in neutral in attempt to resolve the issue. He was almost at the first corner when he was finally ...

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Mercedes stunned Red Bull by clinching a 1-2 in qualifying at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Saturday as Bottas secured his third pole of the season.<br>Red Bull was expected to hold the upper hand in qualifying, after beating Mercedes by over half a second in final practice, only for Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez to slip to third and fourth respectively in Q3.<br>The result comes as a ...

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The AlphaTauri driver was deemed to have ruined the crucial final qualifying laps of both drivers from the sister Red Bull Racing team, and as such had the massed ranks of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen fans on his case.<br>But what actually happened in those final moments of qualifying, and was the Japanese driver really at fault?<br>In fact it was an unusual set of circumstances. While it often ...

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Mercedes stunned Red Bull by locking out the front row of the grid for Sunday’s race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, as Valtteri Bottas headed up a 1-2 finish in Q3.<br>Hamilton qualified second, one place ahead of title rival Verstappen in third, leaving the Dutchman on the back foot heading into the race as he bids to build on his championship lead.<br>Verstappen sits 12 points clear of ...

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After the first qualifying segment at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez had been suspended following Lance Stroll’s heavy crash at the Peraltada midway through Q1, the remaining cars began to queue at the end of the pitlane when the near-half hour stoppage was about to end.<br>The queue featured the two Haas cars stopped in the fast lane in front of the Williams garage, with Russell and Latifi ...

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Red Bull had been in a commanding position ahead of qualifying at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez after topping FP2 – and completing favourable long run pace compared to Mercedes in that session – and leading FP3 by over 0.6-seconds with Sergio Perez.<br>But the team appeared to be under pressure going into qualifying, where Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton stunned Red Bull by claiming a ...

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Bottas will start in front of Hamilton and Red Bull's 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>Read Also:<br><br>Mexican GP: Bottas takes pole as Mercedes stuns Red Bull<br><br><br>Mexican Grand Prix qualifying results: Bottas on pole from ...

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On a weekend when Red Bull had looked to be in a class of its own, Mercedes turned the tables on it main F1 rival in qualifying with Bottas and Lewis Hamilton locking out the front row of the grid.<br>Having struggled to extract pace from the Mercedes over a single lap throughout practice, Bottas got it spot on exactly when it mattered to snatch provisional pole position after the first runs in ...

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Red Bull entered qualifying as the favourite for pole position after comfortably taking a 1-2 finish in final practice, led by Perez, as Mercedes finished over half a second off the pace.<br>But qualifying saw Mercedes strike back by locking out the front row of the grid in Q3 as Valtteri Bottas pipped teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole.<br>Verstappen was left frustrated in third - more than ...

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Mercedes entered the race weekend at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez expecting to trail Red Bull for outright pace, with the high downforce requirements of the track playing to the strengths of the RB16B car.<br>Red Bull took a comfortable 1-2 in final practice, but Mercedes hit back when it mattered in qualifying by topping all three stages, completing a front row sweep in Q3.<br>Valtteri Bottas ...

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Red Bull went into qualifying at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez as the favourite for pole after sweeping to a 1-2 finish in final practice, led by Sergio Perez.<br>But Mercedes upstaged Red Bull by topping all three stages of qualifying, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton taking first and second after the opening runs in Q3.<br>Verstappen hoped to make up the 0.350s gap to Bottas by getting ...

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Sergio Perez took fourth in front of his home crowd, with the Red Bull duo having their final laps ruined when coming across stablemate Yuki Tsunoda off the track in the runoff at Turn 10.<br>But Red Bull, which had dominated in FP3, was already under pressure as Bottas had grabbed provisional pole on the first run in Q3 with a 1m5.875s, with Hamilton slotting in 0.145s behind.<br>Perez led ...

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Perez is gunning for what would be a hugely popular victory in front of his home crowd in Mexico City.<br>However, with his team-mate Verstappen locked in a close title fight with Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull knows that allowing Perez to lead home a 1-2 could prove decisive in the title outcome.<br>That is why Red Bull chief Christian Horner says the team would likely need to make the tough call in ...

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While the Swiss-based squad has already signed Valtteri Bottas for 2022, a decision on who the Finn’s teammate would be has dragged on for several weeks.<br>While Formula 2 front runner Guanyu Zhou had been favourite for a while, the possibility of a buy-in by the Andretti organisation had put the driver matter on pause as IndyCar's Colton Herta emerged as a contender.<br>But with Andretti’s ...

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Ricciardo struggled in the first part of the season to get the most out of the car, although he has been much stronger since the summer break, logging a victory in the Italian Grand Prix.<br>Stella says the team learned lessons from Ricciardo during the process of helping the Australian to adapt to the car this year.<br>“Indeed, it was a learning process for us,” said Stella. “We get a new ...

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Following penalties for McLaren's Lando Norris, AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda and Aston Martin's Lance Stroll, Ocon will also drop to the back of the grid after Alpine took a fresh power unit ahead of final practice at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Saturday.<br>"Esteban will have a new engine for this weekend's Mexico City Grand Prix - his fourth of the season," a short statement from Alpine ...

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There was little action in the first half of the final one-hour practice session after a car in the Freightliner GTM support series dropped oil at the Turn 4 90-degree left-hander at the end of the track's second straight.<br>The issue had been treated with cement dust, but it was still enough to keep all the cars in their garages – unwilling to come out an clean the surface – until AlphaTauri ...

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The Briton had been the only Mercedes-powered driver not to have gone beyond his allocation of three engines up to this point.<br>But, after a tricky opening day of running in Mexico City, Norris is expected to join Aston Martin's Lance Stroll and AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda at the back of the grid.<br>McLaren confirmed the decision ahead of the final practice session.<br>With three drivers having ...

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