Top ten pictures from the 2017 Mexican Grand Prix

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Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2017 Mexican Grand Prix weekend.

Day of the Dead

Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations were again a big part of the event – even FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer (below) got in on the action.

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Kimi Raikkonen hada better weekend and reached the podium for the sixth time this year.

Carlos Sainz Jnr

Carlos Sainz Jnr, Renault, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Carlos Sainz Jnr, Renault, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Carlos Sainz Jnr wasn’t able to score points in his second weekend at Renault due to more technical trouble.

Romain Grosjean

Romain Grosjean, Haas, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Romain Grosjean, Haas, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

It was a tricky weekend for Haas. Romain Grosjean had this spin in practice and both drivers struggled in qualifying, though Kevin Magnussen brought his car home in the points.

Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon, Force India, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Esteban Ocon, Force India, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

The home favourite Sergio Perez was out-qualified and, later out-raced by young team mate Esteban Ocon.

Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel

Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

The moment which defined the race came shortly after the start. Max Verstappen squeezed ahead of pole sitter Sebastian Vettel, who then clashed with championship rival Lewis Hamilton.

Lap 19

Fans, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Fans, lap 19, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

On the 19th lap of the race the fans raised their fists in a gesture of solidarity with the victims of the recent earthquake which killed hundreds of people.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Ninth place was enough for Lewis Hamilton to clinch his fourth world championship title. He celebrated with a few doughnuts in the Foro Sol stadium.

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Verstappen led from start to finish, taking his third career win.

Lewis Hamilton,

Lewis Hamilton, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017
Lewis Hamilton, Carmen Larbalestier, Mercedes, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2017

Hamilton’s mother Carmen Larbalestier joined him for the championship celebrations.

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