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French Grand Prix 2018

Fastest Lap Bottas
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



5 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Lewis Hamilton
Lights to flag!
20th to 14th6Most Places Gained:
Brendon Hartley
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: France with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 38, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stL. Hamilton25
22ndM. Verstappen18
33rdK. Räikkönen15
14thD. Ricciardo12
25thS. Vettel10
36thK. Magnussen8
57thV. Bottas6 ()
18thC. Sainz Jnr4
39thN. Hulkenberg2
210thC. Leclerc1
111thR. Grosjean+1 lap
512thS. Vandoorne+1 lap
213thM. Ericsson+1 lap
614thB. Hartley+1 lap
315thS. SirotkinWilliams+1 lap
-DNFF. Alonso
2DNFL. StrollWilliams
5DNFS. Perez
8DNFE. Ocon
6DNFP. Gasly

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

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