2020 Sakhir Grand Prix
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|2020 Sakhir Grand Prix|
Race 16 of 17[a] in the 2020 Formula One World Championship|
|Date||6 December 2020|
|Official name||Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020|
|Location||Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||3.543 km (2.202 mi)|
|Distance||87 laps, 307.995 km (191.379 mi)|
|Driver||Template:Country data none George Russell||Mercedes|
|Time||0:55.404 on lap 80 (lap record)|
|First||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes|
|Third||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes|
The 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix is a Grand Prix that took place at Bahrain, Sakhir 1 week after the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.
The race was won by Sergio Pérez of Racing Point, who took his first Formula One victory and Racing Point's only win as a constructor. Esteban Ocon finished second for the Renault team to claim his maiden podium in Formula One, while Pérez's teammate Lance Stroll finished third, giving Racing Point their only double podium finish as a constructor. Pérez became the first Mexican Formula One driver to win a race since Pedro Rodríguez won the 1970 Belgian Grand Prix. Racing Point became the first British constructor to win a race since Lotus F1 at the 2013 Australian Grand Prix. Recovering from a first-lap spin, Pérez won having inherited the lead on lap 64 of the race after longtime race leader George Russell fell foul of a pitstop error and a puncture.
This was the first race not to feature Lewis Hamilton since the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix and Romain Grosjean since the 2012 Italian Grand Prix.
Results[change | change source]
Qualifying classification[change | change source]
|3||33||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing-Honda||0:54.037||0:53.647||0:53.433||3|
|5||11||Sergio Pérez||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes||0:54.236||0:53.787||0:53.790||5|
|8||55||Carlos Sainz Jr.||McLaren-Renault||0:54.450||0:53.818||0:54.010||8|
|10||18||Lance Stroll||Racing Point-BWT Mercedes||0:54.595||0:53.840||0:54.200||10|
|12||23||Alex Albon||Red Bull Racing-Honda||0:54.620||0:54.026||N/A||12|
|14||99||Antonio Giovinazzi||Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari||0:54.523||0:54.377||N/A||14|
|19||7||Kimi Räikkönen||Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari||0:54.963||N/A||N/A||18|
|107% time: 0:57.677|
Race classification[change | change source]
- ^1 – Includes one point for fastest lap.
References[change | change source]
- "Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020". Formula1.com. Archived from the original on 10 September 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
- "Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 – Qualifying". Formula1.com. 5 December 2020. Archived from the original on 5 December 2020. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
- "Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 – Starting Grid". Formula1.com. 5 December 2020. Archived from the original on 6 December 2020. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
- "Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 – Race Result". Formula1.com. 6 December 2020. Archived from the original on 6 December 2020. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
- "Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 – Fastest Laps". Formula1.com. 6 December 2020. Archived from the original on 6 December 2020. Retrieved 6 December 2020.