The 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
Race results and statistics for the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix, held at the Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia on Sunday, 12 October 2014. The race marked the first time that the Russian Grand Prix had been held in 100 years, and was also the first time the Russian Grand Prix had been run as a round of the Formula One World Championship since the championship was formed in 1950.
It was the sixteenth round of the 2014 season, and marked the first ever running of a F1 Grand Prix in Sochi, on the brand new custom built Sochi Autodrom circuit built on the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
|Circuit||Sochi Autodrom, Sochi|
|Fastest Lap||Valtteri Bottas|
|Podium||1ˢᵗ Lewis Hamilton, 2ⁿᵈ Nico Rosberg, 3ʳᵈ Valtteri Bottas|
|Prev race||Japanese Grand Prix 05 October|
|Next race||United States Grand Prix 02 November|
|1||44|| Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes||01:31:50.744||53||1||25|
|2||6|| Nico Rosberg||Mercedes||+13.600||53||2||18|
|3||77|| Valtteri Bottas||Williams||+17.400||53||3||15|
|4||22|| Jenson Button||McLaren||+30.200||53||4||12|
|5||20|| Kevin Magnussen||McLaren||+53.600||53||11||10|
|6||14|| Fernando Alonso||Ferrari||+1:00.000||53||7||8|
|7||3|| Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull||+1:01.800||53||6||6|
|8||1|| Sebastian Vettel||Red Bull||+1:06.100||53||10||4|
|9||7|| Kimi Räikkönen||Ferrari||+1:18.800||53||8||2|
|10||11|| Sergio Pérez||Force India||+1:20.000||53||12||1|
|11||19|| Felipe Massa||Williams||+1:20.800||53||18||0|
|12||27|| Nico Hulkenberg||Force India||+1:21.300||53||17||0|
|13||25|| Jean-Eric Vergne||Toro Rosso||+1:37.200||53||9||0|
|14||26|| Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||+1 lap||52||5||0|
|15||21|| Esteban Gutiérrez||Sauber||+1 lap||52||13||0|
|16||99|| Adrian Sutil||Sauber||+1 lap||52||14||0|
|17||8|| Romain Grosjean||Lotus||+1 lap||52||15||0|
|18||13|| Pastor Maldonado||Lotus||+1 lap||52||21||0|
|19||9|| Marcus Ericsson||Caterham||+2 laps||51||16||0|
|Ret||10|| Kamui Kobayashi||Caterham||Brakes||21||19||0|
|Ret||4|| Max Chilton||Marussia||Retired||9||20||0|
Round 16 of the 19 round 2014 F1 season.The inaugural running of the Russian Grand Prix.Following Jules Bianchi's accident at the previous round in Japan and subsequent hospitalisation, Marussia F1 team decided to enter only a single car.Hulkenberg, Magnussen, Chilton, Maldonado dropped 5 grid places for unscheduled gearbox changes.Maldonado also dropped 5 as remainder of 10-place penalty for engine change at last round.
Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes won the race after starting from pole position and leading every lap. His team-mate Nico Rosberg finished second, after working his way up from the back of field after having to make an unscheduled pit stop on the first lap. Williams' Valtteri Bottas completed the podium, having set the fastest lap—and a new lap record—on the final lap of the race. Following Jules Bianchi's accident in the Japanese Grand Prix, Marussia entered a single car for Max Chilton, leaving the grid with twenty-one cars.
The result sealed the World Constructors' Championship for Mercedes with three races remaining in the season, while Hamilton extended his World Drivers' Championship lead over Rosberg to seventeen points. Bottas' podium allowed him to overtake Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' standings.
(all times local at venue)
Fri 10 October 2014 Practice 1 @ 10:00 - 11:30 Practice 2 @ 14:00 - 15:30 Sat 11 October 2014 Practice 3 @ 12:00 - 13:00 Qualifying @ 15:00 Sun 12 October 2014 Race @ 15:00