Formula 1 2021 United States Grand Prix

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2021-10-24
17
Circuit of the Americas
Max Verstappen VER
Max Verstappen VER
Lewis Hamilton
lap 41 - 1:38.485
HAM

The 2021 United States Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

The race in United States of America was round 17 of 22 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 24 October 2021 19:00 GMT (raceday).

Humid and Partly Cloudy
82.81°F
72%
8.44 mph
186°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 56 1:34:36.552 25
2 56 +1.333 19
3 56 +42.223 15
4 56 +52.246 12
5 56 +1:16.854 10
6 56 +1:20.128 8
7 56 +1:23.545 6
8 56 +1:24.395 4
9 55 +1 Lap 2
10 55 +1 Lap 1
11 55 +1 Lap 0
12 55 +1 Lap 0
13 55 +1 Lap 0
14 55 +1 Lap 0
15 55 +1 Lap 0
16 54 +2 Laps 0
17 54 +2 Laps 0
49 Rear wing 0
40 Mechanical 0
14 Suspension 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:32.000
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +1.000
3 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.000
4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +1.000
5 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
6 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
7 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.000
8 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
9 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +2.000
10 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
11 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +3.000
12 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +3.000
13 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +3.000
14 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +12.000
15 George Russell Williams +3.000
16 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +3.000
17 Nicholas Latifi Williams +3.000
18 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +4.000
19 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +4.000
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +4.000

driver positions through the laps

2021 United States Grand Prix

The 2021 United States Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2021) was a Formula One motor race, held on October 24, 2021, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, United States. The race was the 17th round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship and the 50th running of the United States Grand Prix, the 42nd time that the race was run as a World Championship event since the inaugural 1950 season, and the 9th time that a World Championship round was held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.


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Alonso was left annoyed in the Austin race over the way that he felt Raikkonen had gained a position on him despite having overtaken him when running wide across the kerbs at the exit of Turn 1.<br>After Raikkonen passed the Alpine driver, Alonso called on the Finn to hand the place back, but race control decided that no action needed be taken and let Raikkonen keep the position.<br>A few ...

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Ricciardo initially got ahead of the Spaniard after a fraught battle on the first lap, and they remained close together for much of the race.<br>When Sainz tried to pass on lap 43 they touched, and the Ferrari driver – who suffered some front wing endplate damage – told his team "That got a bit dirty".<br>Ricciardo eventually finished fifth, a place behind the other Ferrari of Charles Leclerc ...

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The Russian endured a challenging weekend at Austin, as he fell foul of track limits on numerous occasions and struggled for pace in the race before coming home last of the classified finishers.<br>But it emerged afterwards that Mazepin's hopes of doing anything of consequence on Sunday were dashed very early on after his headrest became dislodged on the opening lap, forcing an early ...

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On a weekend when Brundle’s hugely popular grid walk returned, with Covid restrictions limiting access before the start being lifted for the first time, the former grand prix driver did his best to grab some of the celebrities invited by F1's organisers.<br>But an attempt to speak to rapper MTS was rebuffed, as her entourage tried to push Brundle out of the way.<br>“I think she’s happy… ...

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Hamilton led the early stages at Austin on Sunday, but rival Red Bull seized the initiative when it went for the undercut with Verstappen on lap 11 – which helped him move to the front.<br>Mercedes tried to counter Red Bull’s approach by extending Hamilton’s stints at long as possible to give him fresher rubber at the end of the race. However, the pace advantage was not enough to get the ...

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Formula 1 returned to the United States in style after a two-year absence, as title rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton delighted a sell-out Austin crowd.<br>The Circuit of The Americas produced a compelling strategy race as Red Bull and Mercedes fought it out on the pitwall, setting up a grandstand finish that left fans on the edge of their seats.<br>Verstappen succeeded in pulling off Red ...

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Perez scored back-to-back podiums for the second time this season by finishing third at the Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, helping Red Bull make inroads on Mercedes at the top of the constructors' championship.<br>Perez started well and was side-by-side with teammate Max Verstappen on the opening lap, and sat close enough to race leader Lewis Hamilton in the opening stages to prevent Mercedes ...

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Verstappen was under intense pressure from a chasing Lewis Hamilton in the final stages of the Austin race when they closed in to lap Schumacher's Haas car.<br>But rather than jump out of the way immediately, Schumacher kept to his line for a number of corners before pulling over on the run to the final corner.<br>Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said those moments left him worried that ...

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After qualifying second behind title rival Verstappen on Saturday, Hamilton took the lead of the United States Grand Prix on the opening lap after passing up the inside at Turn 1 following a quicker reaction off the line.<br>Hamilton stayed ahead of Verstappen through the opening stages, only for Red Bull to bring the Dutchman in to the pits at the end of lap 10, which was earlier than ...

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The Spaniard was left animated during the Austin race when Raikkonen moved past him in their fight for points after running across the kerb on the exit of Turn 1.<br>On an afternoon when a host of drivers, including Alonso himself, were forced to give up places for gaining an advantage when running wide, he says he is baffled as to why Raikkonen was given an extra allowance.<br>And in particular ...

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Hamilton took the lead from championship rival Max Verstappen at Turn 1 on the opening lap, but was undercut after Red Bull opted to bring the Dutchman in first for an early pit stop.<br>Mercedes extended both Hamilton’s first and second stints in a bid to create a tyre delta that would allow him to recover the time lost to Verstappen.<br>Hamilton sat over eight seconds behind the RBR driver ...

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An aggressive strategy from Red Bull in going for an early undercut against Lewis Hamilton had put Verstappen in the lead of the race, before the team again triggered an early stop for a long final stint.<br>But with Red Bull discovering that Verstappen’s first set of hards were down to their canvas, Horner said that doubts had crept in about whether or not the Dutchman would be able to keep his ...

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Verstappen lost the lead from F1 title rival Lewis Hamilton at the start, but was able to get back in front after undercutting at the first round of pit stops, coming in at the end of lap 10.<br>Mercedes pitted Hamilton three laps later, and while he was able to close through the second stint thanks to his tyre advantage, Red Bull reacted first and brought Verstappen in for a second time on lap ...

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Hamilton led from the start, but Verstappen undercut him at the first round of pitstops.<br>Although that gave Verstappen the lead, it always meant he’d be vulnerable on tyre life in the closing stages.<br>Hamilton chased him down, but was unable to get close enough to attack and he came up just short after a charging drive.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>US GP: Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win in ...

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Red Bull had to use an undercut strategy to get Verstappen back in front, which meant Mercedes later left Hamilton out longer to set up an attempt at sealing a last-gasp victory.<br>At the start, Verstappen and Hamilton launched in unison but the Mercedes accelerated much better and the pair were almost immediately side by side as the began to climb the hill to the Turn 1 left-hand ...

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This year's two title rivals are starting on the front row for Sunday's US Grand Prix – the first time they have lined up alongside each other at the head of the pack since the Zandvoort race in early September and three events on from their Monza crash.<br>That was the second collision between the pair this season that caused at least one of them to retire – the other famous incident coming ...

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All three drivers took new power units over the weekend and received automatic back of the grid penalties. However the order in which they would line up on Sunday’s United States Grand Prix grid was determined by how they fared in qualifying.<br>Usually drivers who have such penalties spend the weekend focusing on work for the race, make a token effort in Q1, and then don’t go out in ...

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Ferrari grabbed the initiative in the ongoing battle for third in the world championship at Austin when, after recovering from a difficult day, Leclerc qualified fifth, ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz and the McLarens of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.<br>All four men subsequently gained a place from a grid penalty for Valtteri Bottas.<br>The only downside for Ferrari was that Sainz progressed ...

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Today's grand prix at the Circuit of The Americas marks an important moment for Formula 1 in the United States.<br>Sixteen years since hitting its low point with the tyre fiasco at Indianapolis in 2005, F1 will hit a new high in the American market with a sell-out event in Austin.<br>Momentum has been building for F1 in the United States ever since the 2012 return of the grand prix (absent for ...

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The Finn qualified only fourth at COTA on Saturday after a “messy” final lap, and goes back five places to ninth after taking a new engine.<br>To get involved in the battle at the front between his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton and the two Red Bull drivers, he has to pass the AlphaTauri of Pierre Gasly and both cars from the McLaren and Ferrari teams.<br>"They're not the easy cars to ...

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The double world champion will start from 19th on the grid at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday after his Alpine outfit elected to take an all-new power unit, forcing a back of the grid penalty.<br>Despite the swap coming on a weekend when Alonso stopped on track in opening free practice with a suspected water leak, the decision to go for a new engine in his car was prompted because the team ...

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Wolff said that the team was obliged to take steps not to “massacre” its cars after they bottomed on the tracks bumps during practice.<br>A similar situation arose at rivals Red Bull Racing, where a cracked wing was spotted on Max Verstappen’s car.<br>With the permission of the FIA, the Milton Keynes outfit was able to strengthen parts on both of its cars ahead of Saturday’s ...

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The world champion outfit is facing a difficult end to the 2021 campaign as it juggles concerns about the durability of its internal combustion engines (ICE).<br>Valtteri Bottas is already on to his sixth ICE of the season, and Mercedes says there are no guarantees that Lewis Hamilton will make it through to the end of the season without needing to take a fifth one.<br>While that would trigger a ...

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Red Bull's Verstappen narrowly beat Hamilton and Mercedes to pole in Saturday's qualifying session, with the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez starting third as Verstappen's rear gunner.<br>Verstappen and Hamilton starting side by side is a tantalising prospect after what happened earlier this season between the two rivals.<br>The pair made contact on several occasions, leading to a high-speed ...

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Fans can expect a thrilling battle at the front of the field, with title rivals Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) lining up alongside each other on the front row.<br>Sergio Perez will start third on the grid ahead of the Ferraris of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.<br>A five-place grid penalty for an engine change means Valtteri Bottas will take the start in ninth.<br>When ...

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Zak Brown, McLaren CEO, had vowed to let Ricciardo drive the car, which he owns, as reward for the Aussie ace winning the Italian Grand Prix, since Earnhardt Sr. was a hero to Ricciardo as he was growing up.<br>On Saturday at Circuit of The Americas in front of the Formula 1 fans, Ricciardo’s dream came true as he piloted the blue-and-yellow Wrangler-backed car around the 3.426-mile road course ...

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After Verstappen had produced a strong lap in final practice before it was deleted for track limits, Red Bull discovered there was a visible crack in his rear wing.<br>The team elected to make repairs to it to beef it up before qualifying, as well as strengthening the wing on teammate Sergio Perez’s car as a further precaution.<br>But without a definite answer as to what caused the problem, Red ...

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Red Bull’s Verstappen will start ahead of Hamilton (Mercedes) and teammate Sergio Perez 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>US GP: Verstappen denies Hamilton pole by 0.2s<br><br><br>US Grand Prix grid results: Verstappen on pole from ...

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Hamilton and Mercedes set a blistering early pace in practice on Friday at the Circuit of The Americas, but Red Bull hit back on Saturday as Verstappen and team-mate Sergio Perez took a provisional 1-2 in Q3.<br>Hamilton was able to improve on his second run in Q3 to take provisional pole away from Red Bull, only for Verstappen to find more time and secure pole position by two-tenths of a ...

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The Red Bull driver was locked in an ultra-tight fight with his F1 championship rival for the top spot throughout qualifying, with little separating them.<br>After the first runs in Q3, Red Bull held the advantage with Sergio Perez topping the times ahead of Verstappen and Hamilton.<br>But for the second runs, Hamilton went out first and managed to move to the top of the timesheets as he extracted ...

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Despite a small amount of light drizzle arriving as the final runs in the top 10 shootout were unfolding, Verstappen and Hamilton were able to gain time on Perez and lock out the front row.<br>All the shootout runners, bar Carlos Sainz and Yuki Tsunoda, traversed Q2 on the medium tyres and will start Sunday's race on the more durable rubber at the Austin track, where the final segment of ...

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In Saturday's FP3 session, title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen both showed they still had plenty of pace in hand for qualifying but track limits excursions on their final timed laps meant that pace didn't translate into a valid laptime.<br>Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel was the first driver to take to a sunny Circuit of the Americas for the final hour of practice in what was a quiet early stage ...

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The Spaniard had had a tricky start to the Austin weekend after stopping on track in opening free practice with a suspected water leak.<br>While Alonso was able to get going again, it has emerged that Alpine was not confident that he would make it through the weekend without the risk of further trouble.<br>Speaking about what happened yesterday, Alonso said: "I think it was something on the water ...

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The wager came as the result of an Industry Leaders' Challenge begun by the Grand Prix Trust, a charity that helps support anyone who has worked in F1 and who has fallen on hard times.<br>Wolff nominated Brown to do something he was scared of, and that prompted the idea of a tattoo because the McLaren chief famously hates needles.<br>Ahead of the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Brown visited a ...

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There has been increasing speculation that F1 could add a third American race to its schedule in the coming years, joining the existing Circuit of the Americas event and the upcoming first race in Miami.<br>Las Vegas has been touted as a possible third venue, while famous American racing marque Andretti is currently in talks to buy a majority stake in the company that owns the Alfa Romeo ...

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Last week the FIA's World Motor Sport Council rubber-stamped F1's longest-ever season with a 2022 calendar comprising 23 grands prix.<br>The Miami Grand Prix will make its first appearance, while the Australian, Canadian, Japanese and Singapore Grands Prix are all returning after an enforced two-year absence due to COVID-19.<br>Two-time F1 world champion Fittipaldi thinks it's "crazy" that the ...

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Will Nico Hulkenberg follow the path taken by Romain Grosjean and become the next Formula 1 driver to make the move to IndyCar racing?<br>On Monday the German will make the first step when he takes part in the rookie and driver evaluation test at Barber Motorsports Park for the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet team.<br>At the moment the day is purely being billed as a chance for Hulkenberg to sample an ...

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Giovinazzi was given the call to let Raikkonen pass him in the closing stages of the race two weeks ago at Istanbul Park after being quickly caught by his Alfa Romeo teammate.<br>But Giovinazzi did not move aside for Raikkonen as he pushed to catch Esteban Ocon for the final point in P10, falling 0.8 seconds short at the chequered flag. Alfa Romeo head of track engineering Xevi Pujolar said after ...

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Mercedes revealed on Friday ahead of the United States Grand Prix that Valtteri Bottas would be taking a third grid penalty in four races after having a new engine fitted to his car, as the team manages an ongoing issue. <br>Mercedes customer teams Aston Martin and Williams have also been forced into engine penalties for this weekend, leaving Sebastian Vettel and George Russell at the back of ...

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