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The 2021 United States Grand Prix (officially the Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2021) was the 17th race of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship, held at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, USA between October 22 and October 24 2021.


Background[]

Entry List[]

The full entry list for the 2021 United States Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo United Kingdom McLaren F1 Team McLaren MCL35M Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
4 United Kingdom Lando Norris United Kingdom McLaren F1 Team McLaren MCL35M Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel United Kingdom Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team Aston Martin AMR21 Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
6 Canada Nicholas Latifi United Kingdom Williams Racing Williams FW43B Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Switzerland Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Alfa Romeo C41 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
9 Russian Automobile Federation Nikita Mazepin United States Uralkali Haas F1 Team Haas VF-21 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
10 France Pierre Gasly Italy Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda AlphaTauri AT02 Honda RA621H 1.6 V6t P
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB16B Honda RA621H 1.6 V6t P
14 Spain Fernando Alonso France Alpine F1 Team Alpine A521 Renault E-Tech 20B 1.6 V6t P
16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Italy Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow Ferrari SF21 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team Aston Martin AMR21 Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
22 Japan Yuki Tsunoda Italy Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda AlphaTauri AT02 Honda RA621H 1.6 V6t P
31 France Esteban Ocon France Alpine F1 Team Alpine A521 Renault E-Tech 20B 1.6 V6t P
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB16B Honda RA621H 1.6 V6t P
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 W12 Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
47 Germany Mick Schumacher United States Uralkali Haas F1 Team Haas VF-21 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow Ferrari SF21 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
63 United Kingdom George Russell United Kingdom Williams Racing Williams FW43B Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 W12 Mercedes F1 M12 1.6 V6t P
99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Switzerland Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Alfa Romeo C41 Ferrari 065/6 1.6 V6t P
Source:[1]

Practice Overview[]

Qualifying[]

Q1[]

Q2[]

Q3[]

Qualifying Results[]

The full qualifying results for the 2021 United States Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Grid
Pos. Time Pos. Time Pos. Time
1 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-Honda 2 1:34.352 1 1:33.464 1 1:32.910 1
2 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 8 1:34.579 2 1:33.797 2 1:33.119 2
3 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Austria Red Bull-Honda 3 1:34.369 7 1:34.178 3 1:33.134 3
4 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 9 1:34.590 5 1:33.959 4 1:33.475 9*
5 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Italy Ferrari 1 1:34.153 4 1:33.928 5 1:33.606 4
6 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Ferrari 6 1:34.558 6 1:34.126 6 1:33.792 5
7 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 4 1:34.407 9 1:34.643 7 1:33.808 6
8 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 5 1:34.551 3 1:33.880 8 1:33.887 7
9 10 France Pierre Gasly Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 7 1:34.567 8 1:34.583 9 1:34.118 8
10 22 Japan Yuki Tsunoda Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 11 1:35.360 10 1:35.137 10 1:34.918 10
11 31 France Esteban Ocon France Alpine-Renault 13 1:35.747 11 1:35.377 11
12 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel United Kingdom Aston Martin-Mercedes 10 1:35.281 12 1:35.500 18
13 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 15 1:35.920 13 1:35.794 12
14 14 Spain Fernando Alonso France Alpine-Renault 14 1:35.756 14 1:44.549 19
15 63 United Kingdom George Russell United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 12 1:35.746 15 No time set 20
16 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Aston Martin-Mercedes 16 1:35.983 13
17 6 Canada Nicholas Latifi United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 17 1:35.995 14
18 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 18 1:36.311 15
19 47 Germany Mick Schumacher United States Haas-Ferrari 19 1:36.499 16
20 9 Russian Automobile Federation Nikita Mazepin United States Haas-Ferrari 20 1:36.796 17
107% Time: 1:40.743
Source:[2]
  • Bold indicates the fastest driver's time in each session.
  • * Bottas was given a 5-place grid penalty after taking a new internal combustion engine (ICE).
  • Vettel, Alonso and Russell were required to start from the back of the grid after taking new power unit components, exceeding the quota of power unit elements.
  • Russell's fastest lap time was deleted for track limits violations.

Grid[]

Race[]

Report[]

Results[]

The full results for the 2021 United States Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-Honda 56 1h 34m 36.552s 1 25
2 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 56 +1.333s 2 19FL
3 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Austria Red Bull-Honda 56 +42.223s 3 15
4 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Italy Ferrari 56 +52.246s 4 12
5 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 56 +76.854s 6 10
6 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 56 +80.128s 9 8
7 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Ferrari 56 +83.545s 5 6
8 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 56 +84.395s 7 4
9 22 Japan Yuki Tsunoda Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 55 +1 lap 10 2
10 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel United Kingdom Aston Martin-Mercedes 55 +1 lap 18 1
11 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 55 +1 lap 12
12 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Aston Martin-Mercedes 55 +1 lap 13
13 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 55 +1 lap 15
14 63 United Kingdom George Russell United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 55 +1 lap 20
15 6 Canada Nicholas Latifi United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 55 +1 lap 14
16 47 Germany Mick Schumacher United States Haas-Ferrari 54 +2 lap 16
17 9 Russian Automobile Federation Nikita Mazepin United States Haas-Ferrari 54 +2 lap 17
Ret 14 Spain Fernando Alonso France Alpine-Renault 49 Rear wing 19
Ret 31 France Esteban Ocon France Alpine-Renault 40 Suspension 11
Ret 10 France Pierre Gasly Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 14 Suspension 8
Source: [3]

Milestones[]

Standings[]

Verstappen's podium meant that he doubled his championship lead from Hamilton by an additional six points, for a total lead of 12 points heading into the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix.

Drivers' World Championship
Pos. Driver Pts. +/-
1 Netherlands Max Verstappen 287.5
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 275.5
3 Finland Valtteri Bottas 185
4 Mexico Sergio Pérez 150 ▲1
5 United Kingdom Lando Norris 149 ▼1
6 Monaco Charles Leclerc 128 ▲1
7 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. 122.5 ▼1
8 Australia Daniel Ricciardo 105
9 France Pierre Gasly 74
10 Spain Fernando Alonso 58
11 France Esteban Ocon 46
12 Germany Sebastian Vettel 36
13 Canada Lance Stroll 26
14 Japan Yuki Tsunoda 20
15 United Kingdom George Russell 16
16 Canada Nicholas Latifi 7
17 Finland Kimi Räikkönen 6
18 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi 1
Constructors' World Championship
Pos. Team Pts. +/-
1 Germany Mercedes 460.5
2 Austria Red Bull-Honda 437.5
3 United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 254
4 Italy Ferrari 250.5
5 France Alpine-Renault 104
6 Italy AlphaTauri-Honda 94
7 United Kingdom Aston Martin-Mercedes 62
8 United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 23
9 Switzerland Alfa Romeo-Ferrari 7

Only point-scoring drivers and constructors are shown.

References[]

Images and Videos:

References:

  1. 2021 United States Grand Prix - Entry List (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 14 Nov 2021
  2. ' ', formula1.com, (Formula One World Championship Limited, 2020), , (Accessed 05/07/2020)
  3. "United States Grand Prix 2021 Race Results". formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 24 October 2021. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2021/races/1102/united-states/race-result.html. Retrieved 24 October 2021.
V T E 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship
Teams Alfa RomeoAlphaTauriAlpineAston MartinFerrariHaasMcLarenMercedesRed BullWilliams
Engines FerrariHondaMercedesRenault
Drivers alphabetically AlonsoBottasGaslyGiovinazziHamiltonKubicaLatifiLeclercMazepinNorrisOconPérezRäikkönenRicciardoRussellSainzSchumacherStrollTsunodaVerstappenVettel
Drivers by number 3 Ricciardo • 4 Norris • 5 Vettel • 6 Latifi • 7 Räikkönen • 9 Mazepin • 10 Gasly • 11 Pérez • 14 Alonso • 16 Leclerc • 18 Stroll • 22 Tsunoda • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 47 Schumacher • 55 Sainz • 63 Russell • 77 Bottas • 88 Kubica • 99 Giovinazzi
Other Drivers AitkenAlbonde Vriesdi RestaFittipaldiHülkenbergIlottKvyatNissanyVandoorneZhou
Cars Alfa Romeo C41AlphaTauri AT02Alpine A521Aston Martin AMR21Ferrari SF21Haas VF-21McLaren MCL35MMercedes W12Red Bull RB16BWilliams FW43B
Tyres Pirelli
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V T E United States United States Grand Prix
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