Formula 1 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix

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2021-11-14
19
Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Sergio Pérez
lap 71 - 1:11.10
PER

The 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Despite being on pole position in Brazil, Valtteri Bottas could not convert this into a win.

The race in Brazil was round 19 of 22 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 14 November 2021 17:00 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
75.43°F
58%
9.33 mph
147°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 71 1:32:22.851 25
2 71 +10.496 20
3 71 +13.576 18
4 71 +39.940 13
5 71 +49.517 10
6 71 +51.820 9
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 70 +1 Lap 0
15 70 +1 Lap 0
16 70 +1 Lap 0
17 69 +2 Laps 0
18 69 +2 Laps 0
49 Retired 0
47 Retired 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:7.000
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +1.000
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.000
5 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.000
6 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
7 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
8 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
9 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +2.000
10 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +2.000
11 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +2.000
12 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +2.000
13 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
15 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +3.000
16 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +2.000
17 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.000
18 George Russell Williams +2.000
19 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +3.000
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2021 São Paulo Grand Prix

The Brazilian Grand Prix (Portuguese: Grande Prêmio do Brasil), currently known as the São Paulo Grand Prix (Portuguese: Grande Prêmio de São Paulo), is a Formula One championship race which is currently held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Interlagos neighborhood, Cidade Dutra, São Paulo.


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The Red Bull driver's actions in forcing Hamilton off track as they battled for the lead on lap 48 at Interlagos has caused some controversy – with Mercedes in particular believing it should have been penalised.<br>But Verstappen himself is clear that he feels he did nothing wrong, and says he only ran wide off the track because of a lack of grip caused by old tyres.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com ...

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In a turbulent weekend off-track that saw both Hamilton and championship rival Max Verstappen get summoned to the stewards, Mercedes emerged victorious as Hamilton completed an impressive fightback.<br>F1’s third sprint race weekend gave Hamilton the chance to charge from 20th to fifth on Saturday, and then went from P10 on the grid after an engine penalty to win the grand prix itself.<br>It ...

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Verstappen was defending from Hamilton on lap 48 of the Interlagos race, when his Mercedes rival managed to pull ahead of him on the run down to Turn 4.<br>The Red Bull driver braked late on the inside and subsequently ran wide off the track, forcing Hamilton to take evasive action to avoid contact.<br>While the incident was "noted" by F1 race director Michael Masi, it was subsequently decided ...

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Interlagos has hosted its fair share of Formula 1 classics through the years, but Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix was one that will live long in the memory.<br>It proved to be a dramatic weekend both on and off the track, but it was Lewis Hamilton who took victory to cut Max Verstappen’s lead at top of the drivers’ championship down to 14 points.<br>Hamilton did it the hard way, recovering ...

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Lewis Hamilton fought from 10th place on the grid to win Sunday's grand prix, reducing Red Bull rival Max Verstappen's lead at the top of the drivers' championship to 14 points.<br>Verstappen made an early second stop after just 13 laps on a set of hard tyres to try and prevent Hamilton from undercutting him, only for Mercedes to respond and allow the seven-time world champion to catch and pass ...

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A report on the Autocar website on Monday said that Audi has agreed to a takeover that would give it complete control over McLaren's road car and racing operations.<br>But in a statement issued on Monday, McLaren made it clear that the report was not true.<br>The statement said: "McLaren Group is aware of a news media report stating it has been sold to Audi. This is wholly inaccurate and McLaren ...

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Brazilian driver Fittipaldi, 25, made his F1 race debut with the team in the Sakhir Grand Prix, replacing the injured Romain Grosjean following his horrendous fiery crash a week earlier. He finished 17th and 19th in his two starts, and set eighth-fastest lap in Abu Dhabi after a pitstop to cure an overheating issue.<br>The grandson of two-time world champion and Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi ...

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Red Bull’s Verstappen passed the Mercedes of polesitter Valtteri Bottas at the first corner to lead, as Hamilton rose through the field from 10th on the grid.<br>After two attempts to pass Verstappen at Turn 4, including one time when Verstappen braked so late that he ran both cars off the track, Hamilton made the move stick at his third attempt to score a famous victory for Mercedes on a ...

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The world championship protagonists were fighting for the lead of the race at Interlagos on lap 48 when Hamilton tried to go around the outside of Verstappen at Turn 4.<br>However, Verstappen ran wide on the inside line, eventually running off the track on the exit and pushing Hamilton even further out.<br>The incident was noted by F1 race director Michael Masi and the stewards, but it was decided ...

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Hamilton fought from 10th place on the grid to win ahead of championship rival Max Verstappen, but was placed under investigation for a seatbelt infringement after taking the chequered flag.<br>Hamilton stopped by a marshal to take a Brazilian flag which he held aloft from the cockpit and then took with him onto the podium to pay tribute to the local fans.<br>But the stewards placed Hamilton under ...

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Verstappen found himself in a wheel-to-wheel battle with Hamilton after the Mercedes driver managed to recover from 10th place on the grid to sit second behind his Red Bull rival.<br>Hamilton managed to catch Verstappen and line up a pass on lap 48 around the outside at Turn 4, only for both drivers to run off track under braking.<br>Hamilton called the move "crazy" over the radio, but while the ...

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The world champion stormed from 10th on the grid to grab victory at Interlagos, but now faces a stewards' investigation.<br>It is understood that the issue relates to the slow-down lap after his victory, when Hamilton may have undone them prior to returning to the pits following his celebrations.<br>The news emerged during a briefing with Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, who is already upset this weekend ...

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After recovering from his qualifying exclusion by charging from 20th to fifth place in the sprint race on Saturday, Hamilton dropped to P10 on the grid for the race due to an engine penalty.<br>But the Mercedes driver quickly fought his way up the field, moving into second place behind Verstappen on lap 19 before closing up through both rounds of pit stops.<br>Hamilton was forced wide by ...

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Verstappen took second ahead of Valtteri Bottas, with the Dutchman getting a warning from the FIA for his defending against Hamilton at one stage, although escaping an investigation for an incident that had both title contenders going off track.<br>At the start, in a near repeat of the sprint race getaway, Verstappen this time accelerated better from the left-hand side of the grid and was ...

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Raikkonen was knocked into a spin by his teammate Giovinazzi early in the event while the two cars were battling with Fernando Alonso's Alpine.<br>However, the incident was not pursued by the FIA stewards, and Vasseur said that his drivers had talked it through after the flag and agreed it was a racing incident.<br>Giovinazzi finished the sprint in 13th place, while Raikkonen recovered to ...

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Mazepin was tearful and visibly emotional during his interview after qualifying at Interlagos on Friday, having made a mistake on his final Q1 lap that left him last in the classification.<br>Speaking on Saturday after the sprint race at Interlagos, Mazepin said that while his emotion was "mostly to do with a mistake on a qualifying lap", he was also going through a tough period amid change in the ...

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The single day for rookies in standard 2021 cars will be run in parallel with a two-day 18-inch tyre test for race drivers.<br>Aston Martin doesn't have a young driver programme and, while it potentially has access to Mercedes protege Nyck de Vries, the Formula E champion is likely to be used by the works team for the rookie test.<br>The Silverstone outfit looked at other options but ultimately ...

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After being excluded from qualifying for a technical infringement, Hamilton recovered from 20th on the grid to finish fifth for Mercedes in the 24-lap sprint race at Interlagos, pulling off a number of passes at the end of the start-finish straight.<br>The charge came following intrigue from Red Bull over Mercedes’ rear wing design that prompted technical chief Adrian Newey to make an enquiry ...

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Bottas scored his second sprint race win of the season on Saturday in Brazil, leading all 24 laps following a Turn 1 pass on pole-sitter Max Verstappen on the opening lap.<br>The result came as a boost to Mercedes after Lewis Hamilton was excluded from qualifying due to a technical infringement on his DRS, leaving him at the back of the grid.<br>But Hamilton was able to fight his way back through ...

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The Ferrari driver was one of nine drivers to choose to run on the red-walled rubber for the 24-lap race, with that number including eventual race winner Valtteri Bottas. <br>Sainz and Bottas both moved ahead at the start from their second and fifth place grid spots – with the latter getting alongside Max Verstappen’s first-place-starting Red Bull and in front into Turn 1, with the ...

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Hamilton lost his pole position from Friday’s qualifying at the Brazilian Grand Prix after his DRS to discovered to have a slot gap between the wing elements that was 0.2mm wider on one side of the car than the rules allow.<br>Mercedes has been unable to launch a detailed investigation in to what caused the problem, but believes some damage, potentially just a loose screw, triggered the ...

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Red Bull driver Perez finished fourth in the 24-lap sprint race ahead of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, narrowly losing out to Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz in the fight for third place.<br>Perez was passed off the line by Sainz, who started on soft tyres. Despite closing on the Spaniard in the final stages as his mediums showed better pace, Perez was unable to get ahead.<br>The third and final ...

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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will start from pole position after holding off Red Bull's Max Verstappen in an entertaining sprint race on Saturday.<br>Verstappen will be wary of title rival Lewis Hamilton, who charged from last on the grid to fifth in the 24-lap contest and will take the start in 10th after a five-place grid drop.<br>When is the Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix<br>The 2021 Formula ...

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Hamilton was thrown to the back of the grid for Saturday’s sprint race at Interlagos after FIA inspections following qualifying on Friday showed the gap between his rear wing elements was too wide when DRS was activated.<br>The rules state the DRS opening can be no greater than 85mm when the overtaking aid is opened.<br>Speaking on Saturday evening after the sprint race, Mercedes team boss Toto ...

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Bottas grabbed the lead away from the startline and was helped further as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen – who started on pole – was pushed back to third by Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz. The Dutchman recovered and quickly repassed Sainz to chase down Bottas.<br>But Verstappen couldn’t beat the Finn, and the win officially gives Bottas the Brazilian GP pole position accolade. His teammate Lewis ...

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The championship leader was fined €50,000 for touching Hamilton’s rear wing after he finished second to his title rival in conventional qualifying on Friday at Interlagos, with Hamilton’s car later failing the FIA’s post-session technical checks as its DRS was found to be opening the wing more than the permitted distance.<br>After an overnight investigation, the Brazilian Grand Prix ...

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Hamilton's DRS flap was to adjudged to have opened beyond the 85mm maximum slot gap, and thus was disqualified from his first-place start in the sprint race following a breach of the technical regulations.<br>Starting from the back, Hamilton was able to swashbuckle his way through the order in the 24-lap race, dispatching three-quarters of the field to climb up to fifth place in the ...

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At the start, Bottas's soft tyres appeared to give him considerably better grip off the line, as he powered alongside Verstappen despite appearing to react slightly slower to the lights going out.<br>The Finn was alongside the polesitter at the apex of Turn 1 and surged ahead, as Verstappen quickly came under pressure from Carlos Sainz, who had also been given softs for the start and used them to ...

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Hamilton topped qualifying ahead of F1 title rival Max Verstappen on Friday, beating the Red Bull driver by four tenths of a second in Q3.<br>But Mercedes was summoned by the FIA stewards on Friday evening after his DRS was found to have breached the regulations in the post-session technical checks.<br>The stewards adjourned the initial hearing on Friday evening to wait on more evidence before ...

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Below is the full explanation by the FIA stewards:<br>The Technical Delegate reported that Car 44 failed the test designed to check the requirements of the last paragraph of Art. 3.6.3 of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 Technical Regulations. The check is described in Technical Directive 011-19. In lay terms, there is a gap between the upper and lower parts of the rear wing. When the DRS is not activated ...

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Hamilton topped qualifying at Interlagos on Friday afternoon, beating title rival Max Verstappen by four tenths of a second at the end of Q3.<br>But FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer found in his post-session checks that the DRS (drag reduction system) on Hamilton's Mercedes W12 car was not in compliance with the rules.<br>A hearing on Friday night was adjourned to Saturday so further evidence could ...

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Verstappen was called to see the stewards on Saturday morning in Brazil after a fan video emerged showing him inspect and touch the rear wing on title rival Hamilton's car after qualifying.<br>The hearing took place at 9:30am at Interlagos. Verstappen was joined by Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley for the meeting with the stewards, which lasted less than half an hour.<br>In a ...

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Verstappen was called to see the stewards on Saturday morning in Brazil after a fan video emerged showing him inspect and touch the rear wing on title rival Hamilton's car in parc ferme after qualifying.<br>It came after Mercedes had been summoned when the FIA's post-qualifying checks found that Hamilton's DRS was not compliant, putting Hamilton at risk of being excluded from the ...

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Brazil's second practice session got underway without a long-awaited decision on Lewis Hamilton's rear wing case or Verstappen's parc ferme dalliance, potential penalties for either title contender hanging over the Interlagos weekend - and the 2021 title fight at large - like a dark cloud.<br>Kimi Raikkonen opened the session with a 1m14.604s on medium tyres as all four Alfa Romeo and Haas cars ...

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The Briton was edged out by teammate Nicholas Latifi for the first time at Interlagos, on a day when the duo struggled for form and were both knocked out in Q1.<br>Russell says the lack of speed from the car was of greater concern to him than Latifi having done a better job.<br>"It just didn't come together for me," Russell told Sky. "I think Nicholas did a really good job, so well done to ...

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