Formula 1 2022 Mexico City Grand Prix results

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2022-10-30
20
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
71
Max Verstappen VER
Max Verstappen VER
George Russell
lap 71 - 1:20.153
RUS

The 2022 Mexico City Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

The race in Mexico was round 20 of 22 of the 2022 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 30 October 2022 20:00 GMT (raceday).

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results

# driver F1 constructor laps time points
1 71 1:38:36.729 25
2 71 +15.186 18
3 71 +18.097 15
4 71 +49.431 13
5 71 +58.123 10
6 71 +1:08.774 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 70 +1 Lap 0
15 70 +1 Lap 0
16 70 +1 Lap 0
17 70 +1 Lap 0
18 69 +2 Laps 0
19 63 Engine 0
50 Collision damage 0

grid

# driver F1 constructor time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:17.775
2 George Russell Mercedes +0.304
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.309
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +0.353
5 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +0.576
6 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo +0.626
7 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.780
8 Lando Norris McLaren +0.946
9 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.164
10 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +1.235
11 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.550
12 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo +1.701
13 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +1.814
14 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.897
15 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +2.058
16 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +2.644
17 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +2.644
18 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +2.745
19 Alexander Albon Williams +3.084
20 Nicholas Latifi Williams +3.392

driver positions through the laps

2022 Mexico City Grand Prix

The 2022 Mexico City Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Gran Premio de la Ciudad de México 2022) was a Formula One motor race that was held on 30 October 2022 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, Mexico. The race was the 20th round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship and marked the 22nd edition of the Mexican Grand Prix, which was run under the name Mexico City Grand Prix for the second time. It was won by defending champion Max Verstappen, who was followed by Lewis Hamilton in second and Sergio Pérez in third.


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Verstappen scored his 14th win of the season for Red Bull but was kept honest by Lewis Hamilton through the opening stint as Mercedes opted for a different starting tyre.
While Red Bull fitted softs to both Verstappen and Sergio Perez's cars from the start, Mercedes went for mediums with Hamilton and George Russell, favouring a one-stop strategy.
Hamilton kept within two seconds of ...

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As Red Bull and Mercedes fought at the front of the pack in both qualifying and the race, Ferrari failed to put up any kind of fight as it slumped to fifth and sixth place at the chequered flag.
Carlos Sainz led the Ferrari cars home in fifth, finishing almost a minute behind race winner Max Verstappen and nine seconds behind fourth-placed George Russell despite the Mercedes driver making an ...

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Russell started second, but after giving space to Hamilton he emerged from the opening sequence of corners on the first lap in fourth place, a position he still held at the end of the race.
Russell admitted that recent frustrations, including his first corner collision with Carlos Sainz in Austin, encouraged him to take a careful approach, especially when battling with his team-mate.
“I ...

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Over the Mexican Grand Prix weekend, it emerged that Verstappen and the wider Red Bull Racing team were not taking part in any Sky Sports interviews across all its regional channels in the UK, Germany and Italy.
It appeared to come in reaction to a clip from Sky Sports F1's UK coverage of the United States Grand Prix where pit reporter Ted Kravitz used the word "robbed" on multiple occasions ...

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The test will feature two cars per team, with race drivers running with the definitive 2023 Pirelli tyres in one car, and rookies – defined as those with no more than two Grand Prix starts – in the other.
Mercedes has a rookie slot available because Nyck de Vries has been released to drive for AlphaTauri, as recently confirmed by Franz Tost, the Faenza outfit’s boss.
Vesti was ...

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There's little escaping that the Mexican Grand Prix last weekend ultimately failed to deliver on the thrilling climax it teased at certain points. That meant, at a time when the FIA went public with its contentious punishment for Red Bull breaking the 2021 cost cap, there was an equal split between on- and off-track talking points.
Max Verstappen writing his name into more pages of the history ...

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Alonso had been in contention for a points finish at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, only to suffer a cylinder failure while running seventh before an eventual loss of power forced him to retire from the race with six laps remaining.
It came as the latest reliability setback for Alonso in what has been a frustrating season that has seen him regularly lament points lost through no fault of his ...

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The pair made contact when Ricciardo made a move on the inside of a tight right-hander as they battled for 11th position on the 51st lap.
Tsunoda driver made it back to the pits, but he was forced to retire due to damage incurred.
Ricciardo was soon handed a 10-second penalty by the FIA stewards. However, his recovery was helped by him being one of the few drivers to switch to soft tyres for ...

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The point took his running 12-month total up to 10, just two short of the figure that automatically triggers a suspension for one event.
His first points were logged in the Spanish GP on May 22 – which means under the current rules he won’t lose any from his total until after next year’s Emilia Romagna GP, the seventh round of the 2023 championship.
Gasly has become increasingly ...

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The test, to be held on the Tuesday following the final race of the season, will feature two cars per team. Race drivers will run the definitive 2023 Pirelli tyres in one car, and rookies will drive the other.
Traditionally the Abu Dhabi running sees drivers who are moving teams for the following year gain their first experience with their new outfits, assuming that they have been able to ...

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Verstappen led from the start, briefly allowing the Mercedes cars of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell to hold a 1-2 during the pitstop cycle.
But Verstappen’s win was never in doubt, as Mercedes’ tyre choice proved to be too conservative, and he won comfortably over Hamilton and Red Bull Racing teammate Sergio Perez.
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Behind Red Bull Racing’s two-time champion, both of Ferrari’s drivers lost positions in the points table after a lacklustre race for the Scuderia.
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Both Hamilton and George Russell began the race on medium tyres with Mercedes trying to counter Red Bull's start on the soft rubber, as Max Verstappen wanted to cover off the threat of a run into the first corner.
Although it seemed that Mercedes was going to attempt to go long into the race on the mediums and switch to softs at the end, the team instead made the jump to hards with Hamilton ...

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After acing the start from pole and once it became clear well ahead of the final laps that his medium tyres would hold on, Verstappen dominated to take a 14th victory of 2022 and set a new record for single-season wins.
Home hero Sergio Perez finished third ahead of George Russell, with the Ferrari drivers a minute behind by the finish in fifth and sixth.
At the start, Verstappen launched ...

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George Russell and Lewis Hamilton fell three-tenths of a second short of Max Verstappen’s pole position lap for Red Bull but struggled on their last run in Q3.
Russell called his final lap “terrible”, while Hamilton had an engine oscillation problem that impacted his last effort as he reported feeling power drop outs.
Both Mercedes cars may benefit from getting a tow from Verstappen on ...

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The Alfa Romeo driver split the two works Ferraris in qualifying, outpacing the troubled Charles Leclerc for a spot on the third row of the grid.
A good result on Sunday would be hugely valuable in his team’s fight with Aston Martin for sixth in the championship, which the Hinwil outfit leads by just three points.
Bottas showed good pace from the start of the Mexican weekend, taking ...

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Both Leclerc and teammate Carlos Sainz have experienced a lack of power at the high-altitude circuit, with some rivals suspecting that the team may have detuned its power units in some way in a search for reliability.
Earlier this year, Sainz suffered a fiery engine failure at the Red Bull Ring, another venue where altitude is an issue, and a non-finish in Mexico could be costly in the team’s ...

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In keeping with a recent trend, the F1 Experiences organisation has sold hundreds of packages that give paddock access to well-heeled fans.
However, drivers have found the atmosphere oppressive with fans physically pushing and pulling them whenever they try to make it from their hospitality buildings to their garages, seemingly with no respect for personal space.
While paddocks have become ...

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The Haas driver logged a lap of 1m19.965s towards the end of Q1, which at the time put him in sixth place. Had it stood until the end of the session it would still have been good enough for seventh.
However, the time was quickly deleted by the stewards for cutting track limits on the apex of Turn 2. At the end of the session Schumacher was left stranded in ...

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Relative to the Red Bull Racing and Mercedes cars, Ferrari came off third-best during qualifying at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez as Sainz could only claim fifth for Sunday's grid – as Charles Leclerc struggled and qualified seventh behind Alfa Romeo's Valtteri Bottas.
In particular, the Ferraris seemed to struggle in the high-speed Esses and there were instances where the drivers had to ...

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Mercedes entered qualifying chasing only its second pole of the season after finishing 1-2 in FP3, but ultimately lost out to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in Q3 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
Verstappen beat Russell and Hamilton to pole by three tenths of a second as both Mercedes drivers struggled in their final Q3 runs.
Russell called his last lap “terrible” after running wide at ...

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In an interview with Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf that was published on Saturday, two-time world champion Alonso discussed former teammate Hamilton and current world champion Max Verstappen when reflecting on last year’s podium in Qatar.
Alonso said he thought Verstappen had “performed better” than Hamilton last year and was a worthy champion in 2021, adding: "I also have a lot of respect ...

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start the race from pole position, but with Mercedes duo George Russell and Lewis Hamilton right behind him.
Sergio Perez (Red Bull) will line up fourth on the grid for his home race, with Ferrari's Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc only fifth and seventh - separated by the Alfa Romeo of Valtteri Bottas.
When is the F1 Mexico City Grand Prix?
The 2022 F1 ...

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Verstappen trailed Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in both Q1 and Q2 in qualifying at the low-grip Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez track, but then led from the off in the final segment before sealing pole with a fastest time at the death in Q3.
That put him clear of George Russell and Hamilton by 0.304s and 0.309s, taking his sixth pole of the 2022 campaign.
Speaking in the post-qualifying press ...

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The local driver was left without information on his dashboard, including laptimes, and in the end he was relieved to recover to earn fourth on the grid for Sunday's race.
The electrical issue also created a DRS problem that left him seventh in Q1, although that problem was rectified for the later sessions.
He then got through Q2 in fifth place before improving by one spot in the final part ...

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Russell topped both FP2 and FP3 for Mercedes at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, and looked to be in the fight for pole after sitting just 0.132s off Verstappen following the opening runs in Q3.
But Russell endured a scrappy final lap, struggling with oversteer at Turn 5 before running wide at Turn 12 at the end of the back straight. This caused him to run wide and ultimately lose ...

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Verstappen will start ahead of the Mercedes cars of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton 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 in Q3.
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Home hero Sergio Perez took fourth, while Alfa Romeo's Valtteri Bottas was a surprise star of qualifying to split the Ferrari drivers and secure sixth on the grid for Sunday's race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
After Hamilton had led Q1 and Q2, he lost his opening time in Q3 for cutting Turn 3, with Verstappen leading at the head of the times after those first runs in the final segment ...

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Charles Leclerc took fourth for Ferrari but ended up even further back from the dominant Mercedes pair, complaining about understeer aboard his F1-75.
As the one-hour session commenced, Valtteri Bottas led the pack out of the pits – the Alfa Romeo running the medium tyres for the initial laps – and he duly set the first-place benchmark at 1m21.462s.
A few minutes later, Hamilton was the ...

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Red Bull was hit with a $7 million fine and a 10% reduction in its aerodynamic testing allocation for the next 12 months after the FIA found it had breached the budget cap by £1.8m in 2021.
Red Bull F1 boss Christian Horner said the team had accepted the FIA’s proposed penalty begrudgingly, citing mitigating factors, but called the sanction “draconian” due to the impact on its car ...

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On Friday, the FIA announced that Red Bull had been fined $7m and docked 10% of its aero testing for the next 12 months, while Aston Martin was fined $450,000 for a procedural breach.
Seidl stressed that it was encouraging to see that the FIA's process worked effectively, but he questioned the size of the penalties and urged that future sanctions should be harsher.
"It's mixed feelings, to ...

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However, he admits he can't say with "100% confidence" that Red Bull will be safe, and suggests that six teams are still at risk of breaching the 2022 cap limit.
The FIA announced on Friday that Red Bull has been fined $7m and hit with a 10% reduction in aero testing for the next 12 months after being found guilty of exceeding last year's budget cap.
The fact that debate over the disputed ...

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With the 2022 season winding to a close and the majority of teams now fully focused on developments for next year, few are bringing many new parts to races.
But there has been a big focus on cooling for this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix as teams look to get on top of the high-altitude conditions that make it a race unlike any other.
The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez sits at 2.2km above sea ...

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Instead, the onus will be on the teams to ensure their cars remain operating in a safe manner even after sustaining damage in incidents and then prove this is the case to in-competition enquiries raised by the governing body.
The black-and-orange flag is used as an instruction to competitors ordering them to pit for repairs if they suffer damage and their continued participation is deemed ...

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George Russell topped the times at the end of the opening day of practice for Formula 1’s 2022 Mexican Grand Prix, where Ferrari’s strong start was undone by Charles Leclerc’s FP2 crash during the second in-season Pirelli tyre test in a week.
Ferrari led the way in a 1-2 in opening practice on Friday afternoon, but Leclerc’s off mid-way through the second session – elongated to ...

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Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was fastest in FP1 before Russell topped FP2, which doubled as a 2023 Pirelli prototype tyre test and so was unrepresentative in the main.
But Russell set the time on 2022-spec soft tyres, as he didn’t run in FP1, so it was a competitively legitimate lap.
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Ferrari led the way in first practice for the Mexico GP, with Carlos Sainz topping the times ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc.
Ferrari has been on pole twice in Mexico since the country's return to the F1 calendar seven years ago, most recently with Charles Leclerc in 2019.
Mercedes has six poles out of six attempts, while Red Bull has topped qualifying only once in Mexico City courtesy of ...

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The FIA announced on Friday in Mexico that it had struck an Accepted Breach Agreement with Red Bull after finding the team had exceeded the $145 million budget cap last year. Red Bull was fined $7m and docked 10% of its aerodynamic testing time in the next 12 months.
Red Bull fiercely denied throughout the saga that it had spent beyond the budget cap, but said on Friday that it accepted the ...

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The FIA announced on Friday it had reached an Accepted Breach Agreement with Red Bull over its alleged breach of last year’s financial regulations.
The agreement saw Red Bull receive a $7 million fine and a 10% reduction in its aerodynamic testing time for the next 12 months.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner called the penalty “enormous” and “draconian”, claiming a number ...

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