2021 French Grand Prix Index

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Welcome to our index page of the 2021 French Grand Prix. From here you will be able to find links to all our latest reports, pictures and results from Circuit Paul Ricard.

Session Reports

FP1: Bottas and Hamilton lead French GP first practice for Mercedes

FP2: Verstappen faster than Bottas and Hamilton in second practice

FP3: Verstappen comfortably leads the field in final practice

Qualifying: Max Verstappen seizes pole for French GP from Mercedes

Race: Verstappen wins tense back-and-forth French GP

Photos

Gallery: All the pictures from Thursday's build-up in Le Castellet

Gallery: All the pictures from practice day in Le Castellet

Gallery: All the pictures from qualifying day in Le Castellet

Gallery: All the pictures from race day in Le Castellet

Results

Free Practice 1 results

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:33.448s 24
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:33.783s + 0.335s 21
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:33.880s + 0.432s 23
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull 1:34.193s + 0.745s 25
5 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:34.329s + 0.881s 25
6 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:34.644s + 1.196s 24
7 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:34.693s + 1.245s 21
8 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:34.699s + 1.251s 20
9 Lando Norris McLaren 1:34.707s + 1.259s 21
10 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1:34.847s + 1.399s 22
11 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:34.950s + 1.502s 24
12 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1:35.116s + 1.668s 23
13 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1:35.135s + 1.687s 20
14 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1:35.275s + 1.827s 23
15 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:35.289s + 1.841s 16
16 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1:35.342s + 1.894s 24
17 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:35.612s + 2.164s 22
18 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1:36.651s + 3.203s 24
19 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:37.329s + 3.881s 14
20 Roy Nissany Williams 1:37.881s + 4.433s 16

Free Practice 2 results

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:32.872s 21
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:32.880s + 0.008s 27
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:33.125s + 0.253s 23
4 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:33.340s + 0.468s 25
5 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:33.550s + 0.678s 23
6 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:33.685s + 0.813s 23
7 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:33.696s + 0.824s 25
8 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1:33.698s + 0.826s 24
9 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1:33.786s + 0.914s 26
10 Lando Norris McLaren 1:33.822s + 0.950s 24
11 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1:33.831s + 0.959s 23
12 Sergio Pérez Red Bull 1:33.921s + 1.049s 24
13 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1:33.955s + 1.083s 25
14 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:34.079s + 1.207s 24
15 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:34.447s + 1.575s 25
16 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1:34.632s + 1.760s 24
17 George Russell Williams 1:35.266s + 2.394s 25
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:35.331s + 2.459s 25
19 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:35.512s + 2.640s 24
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1:35.551s + 2.679s 23

Free Practice 3 results

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:31.300s 11
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:32.047s + 0.747s 14
3 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1:32.195s + 0.895s 17
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull 1:32.238s + 0.938s 15
5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:32.266s + 0.966s 15
6 Lando Norris McLaren 1:32.336s + 1.036s 14
7 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:32.624s + 1.324s 15
8 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:32.681s + 1.381s 16
9 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:32.707s + 1.407s 16
10 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:32.759s + 1.459s 14
11 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:32.820s + 1.520s 15
12 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1:33.017s + 1.717s 17
13 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1:33.051s + 1.751s 15
14 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:33.200s + 1.900s 18
15 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1:33.328s + 2.028s 16
16 George Russell Williams 1:33.364s + 2.064s 16
17 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1:33.424s + 2.124s 17
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:33.584s + 2.284s 16
19 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:34.143s + 2.843s 14
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1:34.642s + 3.342s 13

Qualifying results

Pos Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:31.001s 1:31.080s 1:29.990s
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:31.237s 1:30.788s 1:30.248s
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:31.669s 1:30.735s 1:30.376s
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull 1:31.560s 1:30.971s 1:30.445s
5 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1:32.079s 1:31.146s 1:30.840s
6 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:31.898s 1:31.353s 1:30.868s
7 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:32.209s 1:31.567s 1:30.987s
8 Lando Norris McLaren 1:31.733s 1:31.542s 1:31.252s
9 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:32.158s 1:31.549s 1:31.340s
10 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:32.181s 1:31.615s 1:31.382s
11 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:32.139s 1:31.736s
12 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:32.132s 1:31.767s
13 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1:32.722s 1:31.813s
14 George Russell Williams 1:33.060s 1:32.065s
15 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:32.942s
16 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:33.062s
17 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1:33.354s
18 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1:33.554s
19 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 2:12.584s
20 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri

Race results

Pos Driver Team Gap Stops
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 53 laps - 1:27:25.770s 2
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes + 2.904s 1
3 Sergio Pérez Red Bull + 8.811s 1
4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes + 14.618s 1
5 Lando Norris McLaren + 64.032s 1
6 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren + 75.857s 1
7 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri + 76.596s 1
8 Fernando Alonso Alpine + 77.695s 1
9 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin + 79.666s 1
10 Lance Stroll Aston Martin + 91.946s 1
11 Carlos Sainz Ferrari + 99.337s 1
12 George Russell Williams + 1 lap 1
13 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri + 1 lap 1
14 Esteban Ocon Alpine + 1 lap 1
15 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo + 1 lap 1
16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari + 1 lap 2
17 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo + 1 lap 1
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams + 1 lap 1
19 Mick Schumacher Haas + 1 lap 1
20 Nikita Mazepin Haas + 1 lap 1

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