Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Silverstone, 2016

2016 British Grand Prix race result

2016 British Grand Prix

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Pos#DriverCarLapsTime/gapDifferenceReason
144Lewis HamiltonMercedes521hr 34m 55.831s
233Max VerstappenRed Bull-TAG Heuer528.2508.250
36Nico RosbergMercedes5216.9118.661
43Daniel RicciardoRed Bull-TAG Heuer5226.2119.300
57Kimi RaikkonenFerrari5269.74343.532
611Sergio PerezForce India-Mercedes5276.9417.198
727Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes5277.7120.771
855Carlos Sainz JnrToro Rosso-Ferrari5285.8588.146
95Sebastian VettelFerrari5291.6545.796
1026Daniil KvyatToro Rosso-Ferrari5292.6000.946
1119Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes511 lap1 lap
1222Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Honda511 lap4.176
1314Fernando AlonsoMcLaren-Honda511 lap13.897
1477Valtteri BottasWilliams-Mercedes511 lap16.682
1512Felipe NasrSauber-Ferrari511 lap8.751
1621Esteban GutierrezHaas-Ferrari511 lap10.471
1720Kevin MagnussenRenault493 laps2 laps
Not classified
30Jolyon PalmerRenault3715 laps12 lapsGearbox
88Rio HaryantoManor-Mercedes2428 laps13 lapsAccident
8Romain GrosjeanHaas-Ferrari1735 laps7 lapsPower unit
9Marcus EricssonSauber-Ferrari1141 laps6 lapsElectrics
94Pascal WehrleinManor-Mercedes646 laps5 lapsAccident

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13 comments on “2016 British Grand Prix race result”

  1. Strange that Merc coached Rosberg out of his problem but didn’t do the same with Hamilton in Baku. Hopefully Rosberg gets a fat penalty and Ham’s race engineer is vindicated for obeying the rules.

    1. Not really. Rosberg problem would have been terminal. So it was the right call from their perspective.

      1. @thetick I don’t think that the case. He seem to lost 7th gear but otherwise everything is normal, could upshift and downshift without problem too. That’s definitely not terminal.

        1. He was stuk in seventh. Then he fixed it and was adviced to shift through.

  2. The radio rules should not be made to affect the results, I’d rather they fined Mercedes for passing instructions to Rosberg.

    1. I don’t agree – driver is complicit when he’s saying, ‘What does that mean, what should I do’ etc. etc.

      1. I say this because, I wasn’t in agreement with Baku and Hamilton’s undocumented engine mode, and a lack of radio input from the team.
        Those who make the rules dont necessarily have a need to enjoy the racing.
        The radio restrictions are stupid in some areas.

  3. My God, did Vettel raced today? :(

    1. He did a bit of racing today, in between his frequent off-road explorations and impromptu spins.

    2. It was actually Vettel’s blind twin brother.

  4. Much as it annoys me how often Rosberg gets away from penalities – remember “he’s not that kind of driver” from two years back? – it’s an awkward precedent if the team/engineer gives some unsolicited advice on the radio that causes a penalty. The coaching issue was to do with Mercedes literally coaching their drivers, especially Rosberg, on how to take particular corners etc. i.e. telling them how to race (and maybe borrowing from the other driver when they’ve found a way to go quicker).

    As usual FIA solves one problem with a sledge-hammer approach that generates others. Safety car starts are another example: today there were a number of closes calls, with engineers almost being hit, as all the cars streamed into the pits to swap tires after the restart. At a place like Silverstone with lots of runoff, the pit chaos was probably more dangerous.

    1. This had nothing to do with Rosberg, the team made a deliberate call and a calculated risk in openly breaching a rule or face a potential gearbox failure and retirement.

  5. Andre Furtado
    10th July 2016, 22:37

    That verstappen kid huh. How much talent.

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