2019 Russian Grand Prix race report: Hamilton steals win & Ferrari squabbles

2019 Russian Grand Prix

Second-best Mercedes gambled in the hope of a safety car at the 2019 Russian Grand Prix... and Ferrari presented it to them. The full race story from Mark Hughes

Race Winner
Country
Russia
Circuit
Round
16
Laps
53
Pole
Fastest Lap
Hamilton, 1m 35.761s
2019 Season
Other Results

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“Even without the right package, if you do things right you can still win the race,” summarised Toto Wolff after Lewis Hamilton stole a victory for Mercedes in Sochi.

Race Results

Qualifying

Circuit - Sochi

Country

Russia

Location

Sochi, Krasnodar Krai

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.639 (Miles)

Record

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Benz F1 W10 EQ Power+), 1m35.761, 136.803 mph, F1, 2019

First Race

2014 Sochi GP2

3,223

Championships

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18,316

Results

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17,616

Drivers

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10,796

Teams

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876

Circuits

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