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The 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix (officially the Formula 1 Heineken Grande Prémio De Portugal 2020) was the twelfth race of the 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship, staged at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal, on 25 October 2020. It was the first Portuguese Grand Prix to be held since 1996, and the 17th running of the event.

Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas, who had been the fastest in all three free practice sessions, and won the race despite losing the lead to both Bottas and the McLaren of Carlos Sainz, Jr. at the start, breaking Michael Schumacher's record for all-time number of wins for a driver, while Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen finished third.


Background[]

Formula One previously visited the Autódromo do Estoril as the venue for the Portuguese Grand Prix from 1984 to 1996. Following the delayed start to the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with a number of race cancellations from the original calendar, the Algarve Circuit at Portimao was announced on July 24 as part of the revised 2020 calendar, alongside Nürburgring and Imola.

On October 22nd, both Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen are announced to be leaving the team at the end of the season.

Entry List[]

The full entry list for the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo France Renault DP World F1 Team Renault R.S.20 Renault E-Tech 20 1.6l V6t P
4 United Kingdom Lando Norris United Kingdom McLaren F1 Team McLaren MCL35 Renault E-Tech 20 1.6l V6t P
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF1000 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
6 Canada Nicholas Latifi United Kingdom Williams Racing Williams FW43 Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Switzerland Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Alfa Romeo C39 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-20 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
10 France Pierre Gasly Italy Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda AlphaTauri AT01 Honda RA260H 1.6l V6t P
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez United Kingdom BWT Racing Point F1 Team Racing Point RP20 BWT Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF1000 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom BWT Racing Point F1 Team Racing Point RP20 BWT Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-20 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
23 Thailand Alexander Albon Austria Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB16 Honda RA260H 1.6l V6t P
26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda AlphaTauri AT01 Honda RA260H 1.6l V6t P
31 France Esteban Ocon France Renault DP World F1 Team Renault R.S.20 Renault E-Tech 20 1.6l V6t P
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB16 Honda RA260H 1.6l V6t P
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Mercedes W11 Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. United Kingdom McLaren F1 Team McLaren MCL35 Renault E-Tech 20 1.6l V6t P
63 United Kingdom George Russell United Kingdom Williams Racing Williams FW43 Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Mercedes W11 Mercedes F1 M11 1.6l V6t P
99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Switzerland Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Alfa Romeo C39 Ferrari 065 1.6l V6t P
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Practice Overview[]

Qualifying[]

Q1[]

Q2[]

Q3[]

Qualifying Results[]

The full qualifying results for the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix are outlined below:

Grid[]

Race[]

Report[]

Results[]

The full results for the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 66 1:29:56.828 1 26FL
2 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 66 + 25.592 2 18
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-Honda 66 + 34.508 3 15
4 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Italy Ferrari 66 + 1:05.302 4 12
5 10 France Pierre Gasly Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 65 + 1 lap 9 10
6 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. United Kingdom McLaren-Renault 65 + 1 lap 7 8
7 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez United Kingdom Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 65 + 1 lap 5 6
8 31 France Esteban Ocon France Renault 65 + 1 lap 11 4
9 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo France Renault 65 + 1 lap 10 2
10 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 65 + 1 lap 15 1
11 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 65 + 1 lap 16
12 23 Thailand Alexander Albon Austria Red Bull-Honda 65 + 1 lap 6
13 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris United Kingdom McLaren-Renault 65 + 1 lap 8
14 63 United Kingdom George Russell United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 65 + 1 lap 14
15 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 65 + 1 lap 17
16 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 65 + 1 lap 19
17 8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 65 + 1 lap* 18
18 6 Canada Nicholas Latifi United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 64 + 2 laps 20
19 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 64 + 2 laps 13
Ret 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 51 Collision damage 12
Source:
  • * Grosjean finished 16th but was given a 5-second post-race time penalty for exceeding track limits.

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V T E 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship
Teams Alfa RomeoAlphaTauriFerrariHaasMcLarenMercedesRacing PointRed BullRenaultWilliams
Engines FerrariHondaMercedesRenault
Drivers alphabetically AlbonBottasGaslyGiovinazziGrosjeanHamiltonHülkenbergKvyatLatifiLeclercMagnussenNorrisOconPérezRäikkönenRicciardoRussellSainzStrollVerstappenVettel
Drivers by number 3 Ricciardo • 4 Norris • 5 Vettel • 6 Latifi • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 10 Gasly • 11 Pérez • 16 Leclerc • 18 Stroll • 20 Magnussen • 23 Albon • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 51 P. Fittipaldi • 55 Sainz • 63 Russell • 77 Bottas • 89 Aitken • 99 Giovinazzi
Other Drivers BuemiCâmaraDeletrazIlottKubicaR. NissanyMick SchumacherShwartzmanSirotkinTsunodaVandoorneVipsZhou
Cars Alfa Romeo C39AlphaTauri AT01Ferrari SF1000Haas VF-20McLaren MCL35Mercedes W11Racing Point RP20Red Bull RB16Renault R.S.20Williams FW43
Tyres Pirelli
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