Top ten pictures from the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix weekend.

Daniil Kvyat and Esteban Gutierrez

Daniil Kvyat, Esteban Gutierrez, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Daniil Kvyat, Esteban Gutierrez, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

Home favourite Esteban Gutierrez and Daniil Kvyat mark each other during a pre-race football match.

Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

Sunrise at the circuit.

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

He’s been scaring the other drivers again.

Esteban Gutierrez

Esteban Gutierrez, Haas, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Esteban Gutierrez, Haas, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

Gutierrez wore a special helmet with a tribute to Mexican racers Ricardo and Pedro Rodriguez, who the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is named after.

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

The Foro Sol stadium was packed for a second year running.

Jolyon Palmer

Jolyon Palmer, Renault, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Jolyon Palmer, Renault, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

After a setback on Saturday when a crack was found in his chassis which kept him from qualifying, Palmer climbed through the field on Sunday.

Start

Start, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Start, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

A glazed brake caused Lewis Hamilton to lock up a long way before the first corner.

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez, Force India, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Sergio Perez, Force India, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

It was a frustrating home race for Sergio Perez who lagged behind his team mate in qualifying, was unhappy with his team’s choice of strategy and couldn’t make a move stick on Felipe Massa.

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

Nico Rosberg couldn’t catch Hamilton but as long as he keeps finishing second he doesn’t need to.

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016
Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2016

Just minutes after angrily swearing at race director Charlie Whiting on the radio, Sebastian Vettel celebrated his promotion to the podium after Max Verstappen was penalised. But there was a string in the tail: Vettel collcted a penalty of his own, and the third place trophy eventually went to Daniel Ricciardo.

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3 comments on “Top ten pictures from the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix”

  1. Sting* in the tail, I think, not “string”…

  2. Sergio’s and Gutierrez’s helmets were good.

  3. That first picture is begging for a caption competition!

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