2017 Belgian Grand Prix interactive lap times and fastest laps

2017 Belgian Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel set a new lap record during the Belgian Grand Prix, taking over six-tenths of a second off the benchmark he set eight years ago.

The record initially fell to Lewis Hamilton on lap 35 following the restart, as he tried to break free from Vettel. He succeeded, despite Vettel bettering Hamilton’s time by just 0.026 seconds with three laps to go.

Daniel Ricciardo was the only other driver who lapped within a second of Vettel’s new record.

2017 Belgian 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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2017 Belgian Grand Prix fastest laps

Each driver’s fastest lap:

RankDriverCarFastest lapGapOn lap
1Sebastian VettelFerrari1’46.57741
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes1’46.6030.02635
3Daniel RicciardoRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’47.5490.97244
4Valtteri BottasMercedes1’47.7211.14437
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari1’47.7301.153Set on 2 laps
6Sergio PerezForce India-Mercedes1’48.3001.72327
7Nico HulkenbergRenault1’48.9222.34539
8Romain GrosjeanHaas-Ferrari1’49.0872.51037
9Kevin MagnussenHaas-Ferrari1’49.1262.54936
10Jolyon PalmerRenault1’49.2832.70644
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes1’49.6373.06037
12Daniil KvyatToro Rosso-Renault1’49.7083.13139
13Carlos Sainz JnrToro Rosso-Renault1’49.7093.13239
14Esteban OconForce India-Mercedes1’49.7213.14437
15Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren-Honda1’49.9073.33044
16Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes1’50.5433.96641
17Marcus EricssonSauber-Ferrari1’50.7754.19825
18Max VerstappenRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’51.0224.4455
19Fernando AlonsoMcLaren-Honda1’51.7205.14312
20Pascal WehrleinSauber-Ferrari2’09.20022.6231

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3 comments on “2017 Belgian Grand Prix interactive lap times and fastest laps”

  1. The obvious retort is that LH was more interested in winning than setting records, but it still begs the question “with a car that fast why couldn’t SV get his nose alongside LH at any time during the race?” In the following MotoGP riders swapped places back and forth, but of course they don’t have the luxury of fitting new tyres mid-race, nor do their bikes suffer catastrophic loss of grip when behind another bike, they just have to make the best of what they start with and try to finish ahead of the bike in front of them.

    1. They do however start with different tyres that will give them edges over different parts of the race.

  2. The second time so far that an official lap record set during the refuelling era has officially been beaten (the other race being the Austrian GP). This means that the official lap record of the Yas Marina Circuit should be under threat as well as it’s from 2009 as well.

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