2016 Italian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps

2016 Italian Grand Prix

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Fernando Alonso set the fastest lap of the Italian Grand Prix – the first time McLaren have set the quickest lap of a race in over three years.

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While this was an encouraging sign of the progress the team have made with the Honda engine at a power circuit, it only came about after a late pit stop for fresh tyres by Alonso. And he finished well outside the points in 14th place.

Jenson Button was the second-quickest car through the speed trap during the race, hitting 358.3kph.

Showing how much the race leaders were able to conserve their performance, Nico Rosberg only set the ninth fastest lap of the race.

2016 Italian Grand Prix lap times

All the lap times by the drivers (in seconds, very slow laps excluded). Scroll to zoom, drag to pan and toggle drivers using the control below:

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2016 Italian Grand Prix fastest laps

Each driver’s fastest lap:

RankDriverCarFastest lapGapOn lap
1Fernando AlonsoMcLaren-Honda1’25.34051
2Daniel RicciardoRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’25.9190.57952
3Kimi RaikkonenFerrari1’26.0160.67650
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes1’26.3030.96327
5Sebastian VettelFerrari1’26.3100.97048
6Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Honda1’26.3541.01440
7Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes1’26.4001.06050
8Max VerstappenRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’26.4051.06550
9Nico RosbergMercedes1’26.5991.25926
10Valtteri BottasWilliams-Mercedes1’26.7081.36846
11Carlos Sainz JnrToro Rosso-Ferrari1’26.7511.41141
12Sergio PerezForce India-Mercedes1’26.9201.58040
13Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes1’26.9541.61440
14Esteban GutierrezHaas-Ferrari1’27.1061.76642
15Romain GrosjeanHaas-Ferrari1’27.2271.88750
16Kevin MagnussenRenault1’27.6182.27852
17Daniil KvyatToro Rosso-Ferrari1’28.0372.69735
18Esteban OconManor-Mercedes1’28.5343.19451
19Marcus EricssonSauber-Ferrari1’28.5523.21237
20Pascal WehrleinManor-Mercedes1’28.7233.38318
21Jolyon PalmerRenault1’31.3616.0214
22Felipe NasrSauber-Ferrari1’37.83712.4971

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9 comments on “2016 Italian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps”

  1. Fernando getting the fastest lap and Jenson with second fastest in the speed trap.

    You’d think, from that information alone, that the McLaren was a pretty good car!

    1. Fastest qualy times were about 5 seconds faster than the race flap

      Not unusual these times. But it talks volumes about the present state of F1

      1. And how superior the Mercedes really is. Their qualifying lap was almost 6 (six!) seconds faster than their fastest in the race. So they just relax and turn down their engine mapping for the race. Put the car in cruise control and still drive them home in yet another 1-2 victory!

        1. yeah you would, but they had to do the other 50 laps at half pace to save enough enough fuel for 1 fast lap!

  2. Good job McPair, they had awesome time joyriding and dicing….

  3. alonso fastest lap was on new tyres, lower fuel

    button probably had a tow from a few cars when setting that top speed

  4. and circuit record is still from…2004!
    barrichello with 1:20 would make hamilton looks like a 2016 Sauber….

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