2018 US Grand Prix: F1 Race Results, Winner & Report

2018 US F1 GP podium: 1. Raikkonen, 2. Verstappen, 3. Hamilton

Event: US F1 Grand Prix
Track: Circuit of The Americas

Weather:  Dry  20.9ºC
Tarmac: Dry 29.2ºC
Wind speed: 6.8 km/h
Humidity: 40.7%

Kimi Raikkonen won the 2018 US F1 GP today. He won the 2018 US Formula 1 Grand Prix for the first time in his career. It was his 21st formula 1 race win, his 1st win of the 2018 season and the 235th F1 victory for Ferrari.

The start of the US F1 Grand Prix was clean. Kimi Raikkonen who started on Ultrasoft tyres had more grip then Lewis Hamilton on the Supersoft tyres and passed the championship leader in turn 1 for the lead.

Sebastian Vettel started on P4 and also had a good start and attacked 3rd place driver Daniel Ricciardo in lap 1. He overtook the Australian driver on the straight, but Vettel out-braked himself In turn 12 and he Vettel touched Ricciardo's Red Bull with his Ferrari in turn 13 and spun his car. He came back on P13 and had to fight his was back to the front.

In lap 9 Ricciardo retired his Red Bull in turn 12 and caused a virtual safety car in which Hamilton did his pitstop for Soft tyres.

In lap 22 Raikkonen pitted for Soft tyres and gave Hamilton the lead of the race. Bottas and Verstappen also pitted a lap later and Verstappen overtook Bottas for P3 with an undercut.

In lap 38 Hamilton had to pit for new Soft tyres because his tyres had huge blisters. The end of the race was the most exciting since a long time. In the penultimate lap we saw a great fight between Hamilton and Verstappen.

 

2018 US F1 GP Results
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F1 Classification 2018 US GP

PNoDriverTeamTimeLapsGridPts
17Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari01:34:18.64356
2
25
233Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull01:34:19.92456
18
18
344United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes01:34:20.98556
1
15
45Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari01:34:36.86556
5
12
577Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes01:34:43.38756
3
10
627Germany Nico Hülkenberg
France Renault01:35:45.85356
7
8
755Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
France Renault01:35:53.63756
11
6
811Mexico Sergio Pérez
United Kingdom Racing Point01:35:59.72356
10
4
928New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Italy Toro Rosso01:34:49.99555
20
2
109Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber01:34:51.28455
16
1
112Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne
United Kingdom McLaren01:34:52.66755
17
0
1210France Pierre Gasly
Italy Toro Rosso01:35:15.82155
19
0
1335Russian Federation Sergey Sirotkin
United Kingdom Williams01:35:28.13955
14
0
1418Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom Williams01:34:40.49454
15
0
DNF16Monaco Charles Leclerc
Switzerland SauberCollision damage31
9
0
DNF3Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red BullBattery8
4
0
DNF8France Romain Grosjean
United States HaasCollision damage2
8
0
DNF14Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLarenCollision damage1
13
0
DSQ31France Esteban Ocon
United Kingdom Racing PointFuel flow56
6
0
DSQ20Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States HaasFuel consumption56
12
0

Notes:

  • Car 31 - Esteban Ocon (Force India) is disqualified for exceeding the fuel mass flow during lap 1.
  • Car 20 - Kevin Magnussen (Haas) is disqualified for consuming more than 105kg of fuel during the race.

Fastest lap: 1:37.392 min by Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) on lap 40 @203.782 km/h
Highest speed: 340.1 km/h by Sergio Pérez (Force India)


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