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The 2017 Russian Grand Prix (officially the 2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix)[1] will be the fourth race of the 2017 Formula One season, and the fourth Russian Grand Prix to be held on the Formula One calendar. It will be held between 28 April and 30 April 2017.

In qualifying, Sebastian Vettel took his first pole position of 2017, also his and Ferrari's first pole since the 2015 Singapore Grand Prix. He was joined on the front row by the other Ferrari of Kimi Räikkönen, marking the first time both of Ferrari's cars qualified on the front row since the 2008 French Grand Prix, while Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton qualified on the second row.


BackgroundEdit

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB13 TAG Heuer TAG Heuer P
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB13 TAG Heuer TAG Heuer P
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF70H Ferrari 062 P
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF70H Ferrari 062 P
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM10 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
31 France Esteban Ocon India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM10 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing Williams FW40 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing Williams FW40 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren MCL32 Honda RA617H P
2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren MCL32 Honda RA617H P
27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.17 Renault R.E.17 P
30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.17 Renault R.E.17 P
26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR12 Renault R.E.17 P
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR12 Renault R.E.17 P
8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-17 Ferrari 062 P
20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-17 Ferrari 062 P
9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C36 Ferrari 061 P
94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C36 Ferrari 061 P
Free Practice 1 only
46 Russia Sergey Sirotkin France Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.17 Renault R.E.17 P
source

Practice OverviewEdit

FP1Edit

FP2Edit

FP3Edit

Practice ResultsEdit

NoDriverTeamFP1 FP2 FP3
TimePosTimePosTimePos
2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 1:39.541 17 1:37.125 16 1:37.182 17
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1:37.290 6 1:35.910 6 1:35.830 8
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 1:37.230 5 1:34.120 1 1:34.001 1
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 1:36.074 1 1:34.383 2 1:34.338 2
8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 1:39.533 16 1:37.039 14 1:37.164 16
9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 1:40.079 19 1:37.819 20 1:37.503 18
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 1:37.457 7 1:36.600 10 1:36.962 15
14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 1:38.813 13 1:36.765 12 1:36.869 14
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 1:37.944 9 1:37.747 19 1:36.649 11
19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 1:37.900 8 1:36.261 7 1:35.471 6
20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 1:38.747 12 1:36.506 9 1:36.556 10
26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 1:38.496 11 1:37.300 17 1:36.846 13
27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault DNP 1:36.329 8 1:35.662 7
30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 1:39.158 15 1:36.771 13 No Time 20
31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 1:38.065 10 1:36.654 11 1:36.676 12
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1:37.174 4 1:35.540 5 1:35.452 5
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 1:36.681 3 1:34.829 4 1:34.542 4
46 Russia Sergey Sirotkin France Renault No Time 20 DNP DNP
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 1:38.976 14 1:37.083 15 1:36.164 9
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 1:36.119 2 1:34.790 3 1:34.364 3
94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.731 18 1:37.441 18 1:37.657 19
Source: [2][3][4]

QualifyingEdit

Q1Edit

Q2Edit

Q3Edit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Grid
Pos Time Pos Time Pos Time
1 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 31:34.493 41:34.038 11:33.194 1
2 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 41:34.953 21:33.663 21:33.253 2
3 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 11:34.041 11:33.264 31:33.289 3
4 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 21:34.409 31:33.760 41:33.767 4
5 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 81:35.560 81:35.483 51:34.905 5
6 19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 101:35.828 51:35.049 61:35.110 6
7 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 51:35.301 61:35.221 71:35.161 7
8 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault 71:35.507 71:35.328 81:35.285 8
9 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 121:36.185 91:35.513 91:35.337 9
10 31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 61:35.372 101:35.729 101:35.430 10
11 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 91:35.827 111:35.948 14*
12 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 131:36.279 121:35.964 11
13 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 111:35.984 131:35.968 12
14 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 151:36.408 141:36.017 13
15 14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 141:36.353 151:36.660 15
16 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 161:36.462 16
17 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 171:37.070 20
18 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 181:37.332 17
19 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 191:37.507 18
20 8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 201:37.620 19
107% time: 1:40.623
Source: [5]
  • * Sainz was given a three-place grid penalty for colliding with Stroll in Bahrain.[6]
  • Vandoorne was given a fifteen-place grid penalty for using his fifth MGU-H and turbocharger.[7]

GridEdit

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
Row 1 1 ______________
Sebastian Vettel 2
______________ Kimi Räikkönen
Row 2 3 ______________
Valtteri Bottas 4
______________ Lewis Hamilton
Row 3 5 ______________
Daniel Ricciardo 6
______________ Felipe Massa
Row 4 7 ______________
Max Verstappen 8
______________ Nico Hülkenberg
Row 5 9 ______________
Sergio Pérez 10
______________ Esteban Ocon
Row 6 11 ______________
Lance Stroll 12
______________ Daniil Kvyat
Row 7 13 ______________
Kevin Magnussen 14
______________ Carlos Sainz, Jr.*
Row 8 15 ______________
Fernando Alonso 16
______________ Jolyon Palmer
Row 9 17 ______________
Pascal Wehrlein 18
______________ Marcus Ericsson
Row 10 19 ______________
Romain Grosjean 20
______________ Stoffel Vandoorne

Source

  • * Sainz was given a three-place grid penalty for colliding with Stroll in Bahrain.[6]
  • Vandoorne was given a fifteen-place grid penalty for using his fifth MGU-H and turbocharger.[7]

RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 52 1:29:08.743 3 25
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 52 +0.617 1 18
3 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 52 +11.000 2 15
4 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 52 +36.230 4 12
5 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 52 +1:00.416 7 10
6 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 52 +1:26.788 9 8
7 31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 52 +1:35.004 10 6
8 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault 52 +1:36.188 8 4
9 19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 51 +1 Lap 6 2
10 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 51 +1 Lap 14 1
11 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 51 +1 Lap 11
12 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 51 +1 Lap 12
13 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 51 +1 Lap 13
14 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 51 +1 Lap 20
15 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 51 +1 Lap 18
16 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 50 +2 Laps 17
Ret 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 5 Brakes 5
Ret 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 0 Accident 16
Ret 8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 0 Accident 19
DNS 14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 0 Gearbox 15
Source: [8]

MilestonesEdit

Standings after raceEdit

Drivers' World Championship
Pos. Driver Pts +/-
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel 86
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 73
3 Finland Valtteri Bottas 63
4 Finland Kimi Räikkönen 49
5 Netherlands Max Verstappen 35
6 Australia Daniel Ricciardo 22
6 Mexico Sergio Pérez 22 ▲ 2
8 Brazil Felipe Massa 18 ▼ 1
9 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. 11
10 France Esteban Ocon 9 ▲ 2
11 Germany Nico Hülkenberg 6 ▲ 2
12 Denmark Kevin Magnussen 4 ▼ 2
12 France Romain Grosjean 4 ▼ 2
14 Russia Daniil Kvyat 2 ▼ 1
15 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi 0
15 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne 0
15 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer 0
15 Sweden Marcus Ericsson 0
15 Spain Fernando Alonso 0
15 Germany Pascal Wehrlein 0
15 Canada Lance Stroll 0
Source:[9]
Constructors' World Championship
Pos. Team Pts +/-
1 Germany Mercedes 136 ▲ 1
2 Italy Ferrari 135 ▼ 1
3 Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 57
4 India Force India-Mercedes 31
5 United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 18
6 Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 13
7 United States Haas-Ferrari 8
8 France Renault 6
9 Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 0
9 United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 0
Source:[9]

NotesEdit

  1. "2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Formula One Administration. https://www.formula1.com/en/championship/races/2017/Russia.html. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  2. "2017 Russian Grand Prix – Practice 1 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 28 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/962/russia/practice-1.html. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  3. "2017 Russian Grand Prix – Practice 2 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 28 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/962/russia/practice-2.html. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  4. "2017 Russian Grand Prix – Practice 3 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 29 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/962/russia/practice-3.html. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  5. "2017 Russian Grand Prix – Qualifying results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 29 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/962/russia/qualifying.html. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Carlos Sainz gets grid penalty for Lance Stroll clash". 16 April 2017. http://www.eurosport.com/formula-1/bahrain-grand-prix/2017/carlos-sainz-gets-grid-penalty-for-lance-stroll-clash_sto6132761/story.shtml. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Anderson, Ben. "F1 Russian GP: Vandoorne gets McLaren's first 2017 grid penalty". autosport.com. http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/129197/vandoorne-gets-russian-gp-grid-penalty. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  8. "Russia Grand Prix 2017 Race Results". formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 30 April 2017.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Collantine, Keith (30 April 2017). "2017 Russian Grand Prix championship points". F1 Fanatic (Keith Collantine). http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/2017/04/30/2017-russian-grand-prix-championship-points/. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
V T E 2017 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Haas • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Renault • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • TAG Heuer
Drivers Vandoorne • 3 Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 10 Gasly • 11 Pérez • 14 Alonso • 18 Stroll • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 36 Giovinazzi • 39 Hartley • 40 di Resta • 44 Hamilton • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers Calderon • Celis • Fong • Fuoco • Gasly • Kari • Matsushita • Russell • Turvey
Cars Ferrari SF70H • Force India VJM10 • Haas VF-17 • McLaren MCL32 • Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power+ • Red Bull RB13 • Renault R.S.17 • Sauber C36 • Toro Rosso STR12 • Williams FW40
Tyres Pirelli
Races Australia • China • Bahrain • Russia • Spain • Monaco • Canada • Azerbaijan • Austria • Britain • Hungary • Belgium • Italy • Singapore • Malaysia • Japan • United States • Mexico • Brazil • Abu Dhabi
Tests Barcelona 1 • Barcelona 2
See also 2016 Formula One Season • 2018 Formula One Season • Category
Russia Russian Grand Prix
Circuits Sochi Autodrom (2014-Present)
Russian Grand Prix 2014
Races 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017


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