2016 Brazilian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps

2016 Brazilian Grand Prix

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In extremely challenging conditions, the quickest lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix was over ten seconds slower than last year.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Interlagos, 2016
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Unusually for an F1 race, not only did it start wet but persistent rain meant it stayed that way. Six of the points-scoring drivers spent the entire race on wet weather tyres without using the intermediates.

While neither Mercedes driver needed to push hard at the front of the field, the fact both Red Bulls appeared at the top of the lap times table indicates they had the pace to take on the Mercedes drivers.

Third for Max Verstappen and eighth for Daniel Ricciardo has to be a disappointment. Both, of course, tried to use the intermediate tyres and then had to pit again to get rid of them.

2016 Brazilian 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 Brazilian Grand Prix fastest laps

Each driver’s fastest lap:

RankDriverCarFastest lapGapOn lap
1Max VerstappenRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’25.30567
2Daniel RicciardoRed Bull-TAG Heuer1’25.5320.22742
3Lewis HamiltonMercedes1’25.6390.33444
4Valtteri BottasWilliams-Mercedes1’26.0620.75770
5Sebastian VettelFerrari1’26.1950.89070
6Nico RosbergMercedes1’26.2220.91747
7Kevin MagnussenRenault1’26.5241.21969
8Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes1’26.7281.42369
9Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes1’26.7671.46239
10Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Honda1’26.9831.67838
11Sergio PerezForce India-Mercedes1’27.0931.78841
12Fernando AlonsoMcLaren-Honda1’27.1041.79970
13Carlos Sainz JnrToro Rosso-Ferrari1’27.1531.84838
14Daniil KvyatToro Rosso-Ferrari1’27.4762.17142
15Felipe NasrSauber-Ferrari1’27.5472.24270
16Esteban OconManor-Mercedes1’27.7962.49147
17Esteban GutierrezHaas-Ferrari1’27.8052.50043
18Pascal WehrleinManor-Mercedes1’27.9192.61469
19Kimi RaikkonenFerrari1’28.8473.54212
20Marcus EricssonSauber-Ferrari1’31.2655.96011
21Jolyon PalmerRenault1’34.3349.02911

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Keith Collantine
Lifelong motor sport fan Keith set up RaceFans in 2005 - when it was originally called F1 Fanatic. Having previously worked as a motoring...

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2 comments on “2016 Brazilian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps”

  1. Hi Keith, discovered your website today. I think it’s great! Very nice stats and graphs.
    Could you tell me where I can get the raw data behind the lap time chart? Best regards, Carlos

  2. “Scroll to zoom, drag to pan and toggle drivers using the control below:”
    I disagree. Read
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/formula-1/2016/11/13/brazilian-grand-prix-live/
    Sincerely, Antonietta

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