2017 USA Grand Prix: F1 race Results, Winner & Report

Lewis Hamilton on the podium in Texas

Event: USA Grand Prix
Track: Circuit of The Americas

Weather: 25°C dry & clear sky
Tarmac: 35°C dry

Lewis Hamilton won the USA Grand Prix for the 6th time today. It was the 62nd race win for the British driver and the 75th race win for the Mercedes team.

Hamilton got passed by Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari at the start. After 5 laps Hamilton was able to pass Vettel with DRS at the back straight on COTA. He then drove away from the Ferrari driver and was able to sustain his gap and win the race with a 10s lead

Vettel dropped back behind his teammate Kimi Raikkonen after the pit stops and drove 3rd in the last stages of the grand prix.

Vettel finished 2nd because Raikkonen let him pass in the last laps of the race. The Finish driver also got passed by an unbelievable pass of 20 year old Max Verstappen from the inside in the 250 km/h righthander that makes corners 16, 17 and 18. Right after the race Verstappen was given a 5 sec penalty because he left the tarmac with 4 wheels while passing.

After the finish Raikkonen got back 3rd place because of the 5 second penalty Verstappen got classified 4th. Verstappen had to leave the podium for the 2nd time in his career. It's still an unbelievable achievement by the Dutchman to start from 16th place and finish to get classified as 4th.

F1 classification 2017 USA GP

PNoDriverTeamTimeLapsGridPts
144United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes01:33:50.99156
1
25
25Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari01:34:01.13456
2
18
37Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari01:34:06.77056
5
15
433Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull01:34:07.75956
16
12
577Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes01:34:25.95856
3
10
631France Esteban Ocon
India Force India01:35:21.97156
6
8
755Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
France Renault01:35:23.93556
7
6
811Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Force India01:33:53.78855
9
4
919Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams01:33:54.31255
10
2
1026Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy Toro Rosso01:34:00.46355
11
1
1118Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom Williams01:34:22.16955
15
0
122Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne
United Kingdom McLaren01:34:23.81255
20
0
1328New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Italy Toro Rosso01:34:27.59155
19
0
148France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas01:34:34.02755
12
0
159Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber01:34:40.80355
13
0
1620Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States Haas01:34:56.70155
17
0
DNF14Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLarenPower unit24
8
0
DNF3Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red BullEngine failure14
4
0
DNF94Germany Pascal Wehrlein
Switzerland SauberCollision5
14
0
DNF27Germany Nico Hülkenberg
France RenaultOil leak3
18
0

Penalties:

  • Marcus Ericsson (9): 5 second time penalty - Causing a collision
  • Max Verstappen (33): 5 second time penalty - Leaving the track and gaining an advantage

fastest lap: 1:37.766 min in lap 51 by Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF70H @203.003 km/h
highest speed: 341,2 km/h by Felipe Massa, Williams FW40

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