2016 Spanish Grand Prix race result

2016 Spanish Grand Prix

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Pos # Driver Car Laps Time/gap Difference Reason
1 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull-TAG Heuer 66 1hr 41m 40.017s
2 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 66 0.616 0.616
3 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 66 5.581 4.965
4 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-TAG Heuer 66 43.950 38.369
5 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 66 45.271 1.321
6 55 Carlos Sainz Jnr Toro Rosso-Ferrari 66 61.395 16.124
7 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 66 79.538 18.143
8 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 66 80.707 1.169
9 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Honda 65 1 lap 1 lap
10 26 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Ferrari 65 1 lap 3.315
11 21 Esteban Gutierrez Haas-Ferrari 65 1 lap 7.643
12 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 65 1 lap 27.842
13 30 Jolyon Palmer Renault 65 1 lap 5.597
14 12 Felipe Nasr Sauber-Ferrari 65 1 lap 3.320
15 20 Kevin Magnussen Renault 65 1 lap 9.466
16 94 Pascal Wehrlein Manor-Mercedes 65 1 lap 15.297
17 88 Rio Haryanto Manor-Mercedes 65 1 lap 14.748
Not classified
8 Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 56 10 laps 9 laps Brakes
14 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Honda 45 21 laps 11 laps Power unit
27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 20 46 laps 25 laps Oil leak
44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 0 66 laps 20 laps Accident
6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 0 66 laps 0.000 Accident

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26 comments on “2016 Spanish Grand Prix race result”

  1. Max Verstappen winning his first grand prix for Red Bull Racing in a mid-season debut holding off Kimi Raikkonen for 20 laps.

    The future prospects for Verstappen going forward are terrifying.

  2. He was helped by Red Bull moving Dan Ricciardo out of the way with a dodgy strategy. Taking extra pit stops in Spain is almost as foolish as in Monaco. It appears Red Bull have a new number one driver and Dan should look for a new contract with another team.

    1. He was helped by Ricciardo not being able to make a gap to Verstappen.

      1. Why should Ricciardo make a gap? If Red Bull don’t put him on the slower strategy he, as the lead driver, need only go fast enough to not be overtaken.

    2. Sure looked like that to me.Spot on.

    3. He was helped by Ricciardo being slower. At no point in the race did Ricciardo pull away from Verstappen.

    4. Considering Ferrari did the same with Vettel it’s a bit too early for “favoured driver” theories. All the evidence actually points to Verstappen/Raikkonen getting the ‘2nd’ strategy while Ric & Vettel got what was supposed to be the better bet, it just didn’t play out that way

      1. the truth at last

      2. Ferrari reacted to Riccardo though. Basically they got played reacting to the wrong driver in the same way they were played with Alonso when they lost the 2010 championship.

  3. Max was a bit lucky and Riccardo was a little more unlucky. Still he droves very well and deserve it.

  4. David (@ringridder)
    15th May 2016, 15:11

    “1 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes
    2 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes”

    This is not strictly true.

    1. I’m not sure about Alonso finishing sixth either

      1. In an unknown team, no less.

    2. David (@ringridder)
      15th May 2016, 15:18

      It’ll get fixed soon, no doubt. Just meant as a heads-up.

    3. Probably a prediction for next race..

  5. Not bad for a No. 33 driver

  6. Uzair Syed (@ultimateuzair)
    15th May 2016, 15:13

    Rosberg, Hamilton and Vettel can bugger off. Verstappen is the real 2016 WDC! Great drive! Ricciardo was unlucky, but Verstappen still drove a great race.

  7. Hang on… Something’s amiss here.

  8. I’m scared of Max Verstappen. I’m scared of how good he is, and how good he will become.

  9. This VES win just demolished Kvyat’s career. Also P10, while Carlos is 6th. I think Kvyat has to find another job now, maybe even in F1. Say, washing the Red Bull tyres?

  10. The first time I cried when watching F1 was when Schumi announced at Monza that he was quitting. Today was the second time.

    Via the verstappen website I followed him when he was karting and when I met my wife (10 years ago), I told her that he would be in F1 someday and probably do better than his dad.

    Today is a good day.

    1. I first cried when Jos Verstappen got on to te podium in Hungary in 94. I was 12 then so yeah. I didnt cry but I screamed like a little boy during the last 10 laps with RAI in his DRS and then roared uncontrolably when the checkered flag fell.

      What a talent and what a cool head this young boy has. What a beast

  11. Ramesses Ramjet
    15th May 2016, 15:20

    Sure an amazing debut for Verstappen, but this win only came because of the sub-optimal strategy given to Ricciardo. Looks to me like Marko made an executive decision and got Ricciardo out of the way.

  12. I believe these are the Russian GP results

    1. ILuvSoundtracks (@)
      15th May 2016, 15:34

      Same here. :D

    2. Indeed.

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