2016 Mexican Grand Prix: F1 race Results, Winner & Report

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates getting third position with Max Verstappen after Sebastian Vettel was given a 10 second penalty following a stewards enquiry during the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez 2016

Event: Mexican Grand Prix
Track: Autodromo H. Rodriguez

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

Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix from start to finish. His Mercedes team mate NIco Rosberg finished second and kept his championship lead.

Max Verstappen finished 3rd but had to leave the podium to Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, because of a 10 second penalty. A few hours after the race Vettel also got a penalty for moving under braking when Daniel Ricciado tried to pass German driver Vettel. Because of the 10s penalty for Verstappen and Vettel, Australian driver Ricciado even finished 3rd!

F1 classification 2016 Mexican GP

P No Driver Team Time Laps Grid Pts
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes 01:40:31.402 71
1
25
2 6 Germany Nico Rosberg
Germany Mercedes 01:40:39.756 71
2
18
3 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red Bull 01:40:52.725 71
4
15
4 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull 01:40:48.715 71
3
12
5 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari 01:40:52.260 71
7
10
6 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari 01:41:20.778 71
6
8
7 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg
India Force India 01:41:30.293 71
5
6
8 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas
United Kingdom Williams 01:41:37.014 71
8
4
9 19 Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams 01:41:47.608 71
9
2
10 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Force India 01:41:48.200 71
12
1
11 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber 01:41:06.179 70
15
0
12 22 United Kingdom Jenson Button
United Kingdom McLaren 01:41:12.962 70
13
0
13 14 Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLaren 01:41:21.399 70
11
0
14 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
France Renault 01:41:27.597 70
21
0
15 12 Brazil Felipe Nasr
Switzerland Sauber 01:41:35.456 70
16
0
16 55 Spain Carlos Sainz
Italy Toro Rosso 01:41:37.263 70
10
0
17 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen
France Renault 01:41:41.268 70
14
0
18 26 Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy Toro Rosso 01:41:41.274 70
10
0
19 21 Mexico Esteban Gutierrez
United States Haas 01:41:41.934 70
17
0
20 8 France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas 01:41:50.937 70
11
0
21 31 France Esteban Ocon
United Kingdom Manor 01:41:01.123 69
20
0
DNF 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein
United Kingdom Manor Collision 0
16
0

Fastest lap: 1:21.134 min by Daniel Ricciard (Red Bull RB12) on lap 53.

* PENALTIES:

Car 55 (Carlos Sainz - Toro Rosso) - 5 second time penalty - Forcing another driver off the track
Car 26 (Daniil Kvyat - Toro Rosso) - 5 second time penalty - Leaving the track and gaining a lasting advantage
Car 33 (Max Verstappen - Red Bull) 5 seond time penalty - Leaving the track and gaining a lasting advantage
Car 5 (Sebastian Vettel - Ferrari) 10 second time penalty - Moving under braking when passed by other driver

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