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French Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Vettel
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



1 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Lewis Hamilton
Lights to flag!
12th to 7th5Most 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

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stL. HamiltonMercedes25
-2ndV. BottasMercedes18
-3rdC. LeclercFerrari15
-4thM. VerstappenRed Bull12
25thS. VettelFerrari10 ( +1)
-6thC. Sainz JnrMcLaren8
57thK. RäikkönenAlfa Romeo Racing6+1 lap
58thN. HulkenbergRenault4+1 lap
49thL. NorrisMcLaren2+1 lap
110thP. GaslyRed Bull1+1 lap
311thD. RicciardoRenault+1 lap
212thS. PerezRacing Point+1 lap
413thL. StrollRacing Point+1 lap
514thD. KvyatToro Rosso+1 lap
415thA. AlbonToro Rosso+1 lap
616thA. GiovinazziAlfa Romeo Racing+1 lap
217thK. MagnussenHaas F1 Team+1 lap
-18thR. KubicaWilliams+2 laps
119thG. RussellWilliams+2 laps
4DNFR. GrosjeanHaas F1 Team

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

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

Race News

Ricciardo: F*** them all, how does that sound?

Ricciardo: F*** them all, how does that sound? Planet F1

Penalties were all the rage at Daniel Ricciardo’s French GP as he earned two but avoided a third while “f***ing”... Read more »
Pit Chat: Does anybody like Romain Grosjean?

Pit Chat: Does anybody like Romain Grosjean? Planet F1

There is no love for Romain Grosjean at his home Grand Prix, plus more embarrassment for Ferrari and a new... Read more »
Is the writing is on the wall for Gasly?

Is the writing is on the wall for Gasly? Planet F1

It’s felt like Pierre Gasly has been on borrowed time at Red Bull since the season began, but surely the... Read more »
Marko calls for a Hamilton ‘grid penalty’

Marko calls for a Hamilton ‘grid penalty’ Planet F1

Helmut Marko says by the letter of the law set out in Canada, Lewis Hamilton should have been penalised for... Read more »
Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn’t be a “loss of face”

Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn’t be a “loss of face” Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost thinks it would not be a “loss of face” for Red Bull... Read more »
Renault looking at ‘options’ for 2020 line-up

Renault looking at ‘options’ for 2020 line-up Planet F1

Although Cyril Abiteboul has implied that Renault have an option on Nico Hulkenberg for next season, they are looking at their... Read more »
‘Abiteboul must be gentleman in Ocon dealings’

‘Abiteboul must be gentleman in Ocon dealings’ Planet F1

With rumours linking Esteban Ocon to a 2020 Renault seat, Toto Wolff says he’s open to a loan deal but... Read more »
Rowland got tired of ‘extremely political’ F1

Rowland got tired of ‘extremely political’ F1 Planet F1

Oliver Rowland has said he grew tired of chasing his Formula 1 dream due to the “extremely political” nature of... Read more »
Race director Masi explains Perez’s penalty

Race director Masi explains Perez’s penalty Planet F1

Sergio Perez may be feeling aggrieved by his French GP penalty but FIA race director Michael Masi feels he gained... Read more »
Raikkonen: Alfa has felt ‘very strange’

Raikkonen: Alfa has felt ‘very strange’ Planet F1

Kimi Raikkonen admits his Alfa Romeo C38 has felt “very strange” in some corners, and hopes an upgrade will solve... Read more »
Brawn: Mercedes would win the title by Monza

Brawn: Mercedes would win the title by Monza Planet F1

Claiming a sixth 1-2 finish of this season at Sunday’s French GP, Ross Brawn fears Mercedes could wrap up the... Read more »
Vettel unwilling to share ‘new evidence’

Vettel unwilling to share ‘new evidence’ Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel refused to share what new evidence Ferrari have to support their claim that his Canadian GP penalty was... Read more »
Conclusions from a ‘dull’ French Grand Prix

Conclusions from a ‘dull’ French Grand Prix Planet F1

The Silver Arrows will soon be swimming in a sea of records, F1’s stewards shoot themselves in the foot again,... Read more »
Chandhok ‘flattered but confused’ by Ferrari

Chandhok ‘flattered but confused’ by Ferrari Planet F1

Although Karun Chandhok was “flattered” that Ferrari believed his Sky F1 analysis was so on point that it could be... Read more »
Lowe’s leave of absence becomes permanent

Lowe’s leave of absence becomes permanent Planet F1

Paddy Lowe has officially left Williams, almost four months after taking an extended leave of absence. Lowe joined Williams from... Read more »