History made as the Silver Arrows win inaugural Grand Prix to be held in Azerbaijan

Driver Chassis No. Grid Result Fastest Lap
Nico Rosberg F1 W07 Hybrid/03 P01 P01 1:46.485 (Lap 48)
Lewis Hamilton F1 W07 Hybrid/01 P10 P05 1:46.822 (Lap 42)
Strategy Start Stop 1
No. 6 SuperSoft Soft (Lap 21)
No. 44 SuperSoft Soft (Lap 15)
Weather Clear, Dry, Hot
Temperatures Air: 30.5 – 33.4°C Track: 38.2 – 45.9°C
  • Nico took his 19th career victory today – his fifth of 2016 – to become the first Grand Prix winner at the Baku City Circuit

  • A difficult afternoon for Lewis saw him recover from a P10 grid slot to eventually finish fifth

  • Nico (141) leads the Drivers’ Championship by 24 points from Lewis (117) in P2

  • MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS (258) lead Ferrari (177) by 81 points in the Constructors’ Championship