2019 French Grand Prix race report

2019 French Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton looking unassailable after a lights-to-flag victory at the 2019 Formula 1 French Grand Prix. Full race report by Mark Hughes

Lewis Hamilton steps from his car after winning the 2019 French Grand Prix

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The first lap, with derring-do and beautiful wheel-to-wheel judgement, was pretty good. The last too, as Charles Leclerc attacked Valtteri Bottas’ second place while a starring Lando Norris in a crippled car tried in vain to hold off the three attacking sharks Daniel Ricciardo, Kimi Räikkönen and Nico Hülkenberg.

Race Results

Qualifying

Circuit - Paul Ricard

Country

France

Location

Le Castellet, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.63 (Miles)

Record

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari SF90), 1m32.740, 140.910 mph, F1, 2019

First Race

1970 Paul Ricard F2

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18,879

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17,868

Drivers

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11,820

Teams

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884

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