Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Leclerc
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



4 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Valtteri Bottas
Lights to flag!
19th to 10th9Most Places Gained:
Kimi Räikkönen
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: Great Britain with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 39, Youngest Driver: 19

Qualifying - The Grid

Mercedes Bottas 1
Mercedes Hamilton 2
Ferrari Vettel 3
Red Bull Verstappen 4
Racing Point Perez 5
Toro Rosso Kvyat 6
McLaren Norris 7
Ferrari Leclerc 8
McLaren Sainz Jnr 9
Renault Ricciardo 10
Toro Rosso Albon 11
Haas F1 Team Magnussen 12
Racing Point Stroll 13
Haas F1 Team Grosjean 14
Renault Hulkenberg 15
Williams Russell 16
Alfa Romeo Racing Giovinazzi 17
Williams Kubica 18
Alfa Romeo Racing Räikkönen 19
Red Bull Gasly 20

Race News

Driver ratings from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Driver ratings from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Planet F1

The new and improved Valtteri Bottas shone in Baku, but he will have to share the spotlight with two midfield... Read more »
Magnussen: Hamilton’s actions completely unnecessary

Magnussen: Hamilton’s actions completely unnecessary Planet F1

Tangling with Lewis Hamilton as FP2 drew to a close in Baku, Kevin Magnussen says the Brit’s behaviour out on... Read more »
Grosjean finding Haas woes ‘f***ing annoying’

Grosjean finding Haas woes ‘f***ing annoying’ Planet F1

Romain Grosjean has labelled Haas’ difficult start to the season as “f***ing annoying” after falling flat once again on race... Read more »
Hartley to replace Alonso for Toyota in WEC

Hartley to replace Alonso for Toyota in WEC Planet F1

Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso has announced he will leave Toyota’s World Endurance Championship team at the end... Read more »
FP1: Russell’s FW42 destroyed by drain cover

FP1: Russell’s FW42 destroyed by drain cover Planet F1

FP1 in Baku was cancelled after a lose drain cover wrecked George Russell’s Williams on his first run out of... Read more »
FIA reveals cause of Russell’s FP1 Baku drain crash

FIA reveals cause of Russell’s FP1 Baku drain crash Autosport

The drain cover that George Russell hit and led to the abandonment of Formula 1’s first Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice... Read more »
Alonso confirms ‘new challenges’

Alonso confirms ‘new challenges’ Sky Sports

Fernando Alonso will stop competing in the World Endurance Championship after June’s Le Mans 24 Hours to take on “new... Read more »
Zandvoort set to replace Barcelona on 2020 F1 calendar

Zandvoort set to replace Barcelona on 2020 F1 calendar Autosport

Zandvoort is being lined up to replace Barcelona as the first non-flyaway race of the 2020 Formula 1 season, with... Read more »
Sergio Perez: The most underrated driver in F1?

Sergio Perez: The most underrated driver in F1? Planet F1

In a career spent where this “best of the rest” kind of territory is the most Sergio Perez can hope... Read more »
Five most dominant team starts in Formula 1 history

Five most dominant team starts in Formula 1 history Planet F1

Everybody wants to see multiple teams battling it out at the very top of Formula 1, but sometimes this just... Read more »
Pit Chat: The return of Horner’s sharp tongue

Pit Chat: The return of Horner’s sharp tongue Planet F1

Christian Horner acquires a new target for his verbal attacks, Formula 1 turns into Fawlty Towers and things get a... Read more »
Ricciardo bet Marko that Bottas would lose seat

Ricciardo bet Marko that Bottas would lose seat Planet F1

Mercedes’ announcement in July last year that Valtteri Bottas had been re-signed for 2019 not only cost Daniel Ricciardo a... Read more »
Rosberg ban for grid pass misuse is ‘fake news’

Rosberg ban for grid pass misuse is ‘fake news’ Planet F1

2016 World Champion, Nico Rosberg, has not been given a two-race ban for the misuse of his grid pass, contrary... Read more »
Horner predicts ‘concertinaring’ in engine war

Horner predicts ‘concertinaring’ in engine war Planet F1

Ahead of Honda’s Baku upgrade, Christian Horner says he hopes Red Bull can close the gap to Mercedes and Ferrari... Read more »