2016 Japanese Grand Prix: F1 Race Results, Winner & Report

Nico Rosberg wins!

Event: Japanese Grand Prix
Track: Suzuka Circuit

Weather: 19°C dry
Tarmac: 24°C dry
Humidity: 63%

Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix. He scored his 23th F1 career victory. Nineteen years old Max Verstappen finished 2nd and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton got 3rd after a very bad start. Hamilton had fight back from 8th place.

In the last laps he was fighting with Verstappen for 2nd. But Verstappen showed his racing skills again. At the chicane just before the main straight Hamilton attacked, but Verstappen blocked his attack and Hamilton had to go wide, because he couldn't make the corner any more. By finishing 1st and 3rd Mercedes won the 2016 F1 constructors champion today.

F1 classification 2016 Japanese GP

P No Driver Team Time Laps Grid Pts
1 6 Germany Nico Rosberg
Germany Mercedes 01:26:43.333 53
1
25
2 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull 01:26:48.311 53
3
18
3 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes 01:26:49.109 53
2
15
4 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari 01:27:03.602 53
6
12
5 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari 01:27:11.703 53
8
10
6 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red Bull 01:27:17.274 53
4
8
7 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Force India 01:27:40.828 53
5
6
8 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg
India Force India 01:27:42.510 53
9
4
9 19 Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams 01:28:21.096 53
12
2
10 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas
United Kingdom Williams 01:28:21.656 53
11
1
11 8 France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas 01:28:22.587 53
7
0
12 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
France Renault 01:26:59.811 52
16
0
13 26 Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy Toro Rosso 01:27:05.855 52
13
0
14 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen
France Renault 01:27:15.522 52
17
0
15 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber 01:27:16.276 52
18
0
16 14 Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLaren 01:27:18.424 52
15
0
17 55 Spain Carlos Sainz
Italy Toro Rosso 01:27:19.306 52
14
0
18 22 United Kingdom Jenson Button
United Kingdom McLaren 01:27:22.778 52
22
0
19 12 Brazil Felipe Nasr
Switzerland Sauber 01:27:22.778 52
19
0
20 21 Mexico Esteban Gutierrez
United States Haas 01:27:34.653 52
10
0
21 31 France Esteban Ocon
United Kingdom Manor 01:27:36.784 52
20
0
22 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein
United Kingdom Manor 01:27:56.644 52
21
0
Fastest lap: 1:35.118 by Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari SF16-H) on lap 36, average lap speed 219.781 km/h.


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