Motor racing: Staff by group evaluation of the Brazilian Grand Prix

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SAO PAULO (Information) – Staff by group evaluation of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, penultimate race of the 21-round Components One season (listed in championship order):

Components One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix – Autodromo Jose Carlos Tempo, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 17, 2019 Race winner Purple Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates on the rostrum alongside second positioned Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly and third positioned Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton Information/Amanda Perobelli

MERCEDES (Lewis Hamilton 7, Valtteri Bottas retired)

Hamilton completed third on monitor however collected a five-second penalty after the race for a collision with Albon that dropped him to seventh. He nonetheless chalked up his 32nd successive factors end, one in need of his personal document. Bottas retired after 51 laps with a lack of oil stress, however set the quickest lap.

FERRARI (Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc retired)

The Ferraris collided and retired six laps from the top. Vettel began on the entrance row however misplaced out to Hamilton in the beginning. Leclerc lined up 14th after a 10-place grid drop for an engine change. The Monegasque slipped from third total to fourth, 11 factors behind Verstappen.

RED BULL (Max Verstappen 1, Alexander Albon 14)

Verstappen’s third win of the season and eighth of his profession, after ranging from pole for the second time. The Dutchman needed to twice overtake Hamilton however did so with aplomb. Albon was working second when he and Hamilton, attempting to cross, tangled on the penultimate lap.

MCLAREN (Carlos Sainz three, Lando Norris eight)

Sainz began final on the grid however did a one-stop technique and inherited third place after Hamilton’s demotion, handing McLaren a primary podium end since Australia 2014. McLaren have now secured fourth place within the championship forward of engine suppliers Renault.

RENAULT (Daniel Ricciardo 6, Nico Hulkenberg 15)

Ricciardo was handed a five-second cease and go penalty and likewise had a entrance wing change after an early collision with Haas’s Magnussen. He then climbed again from 20th place thanks to 2 security automotive durations and the retirement of the Ferraris. Hulkenberg collected a five-second post-race penalty for overtaking throughout security automotive situations.

TORO ROSSO (Pierre Gasly 2, Daniil Kvyat 10)

Former Purple Bull driver Gasly celebrated his first podium place alongside his former group mate Verstappen in a Honda-powered one-two. The second place was Toro Rosso’s greatest since Vettel gained at Monza in 2008, however their second prime three place this season. Kvyat began 16th. Toro Rosso moved up a spot and now have Renault of their sights, solely eight factors forward.

RACING POINT (Sergio Perez 9, Lance Stroll 19)

The Canadian-owned group fell behind Toro Rosso with Perez once more offering some meager factors. The Mexican mentioned he lacked pace on the straights. Stroll mentioned he ran over particles from the Ferrari accident, ending his hopes of factors.

ALFA ROMEO (Kimi Raikkonen four, Antonio Giovinazzi 5)

The group’s greatest results of the season, with each additionally benefiting from Hamilton’s demotion.

HAAS (Kevin Magnussen 11, Romain Grosjean 13)

Magnussen and Grosjean began ninth and seventh. The Dane made contact with Ricciardo early on. Grosjean was second on the second security automotive however then misplaced 4 positions on the re-start with an MGU-Ok generator downside.

WILLIAMS (George Russell 12, Robert Kubica 16)

Nonetheless no factors for Russell, who began 18th and did a three-stop race, however a superb drive nonetheless. Kubica made 4 stops and served a five-second penalty for an unsafe launch that noticed him almost hit Verstappen within the pitlane.

Writing by Alan Baldwin in London, enhancing by Peter Rutherford