Belgian Grand Prix 2018


2018 Belgian Grand Prix

The 2018 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 2018 Johnnie Walker Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One engine race hung on 26 August 2018 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Stavelot, Belgium. The race was the thirteenth round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and denoted the 74th running of the Belgian Grand Prix and the 61st time the race was held at Spa-Francorchamps and 51st time as a series of the World Championship.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 24-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ Championship. In the World Constructors’ Championship, Mercedes drove Ferrari by 10 focuses.

Date 26 August 2018
Official name Formula 1 2018 Johnnie Walker Belgian Grand Prix
Location Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Stavelot, Belgium
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 7.004 km (4.352 mi)
Distance 44 laps, 308.052 km (191.415 mi)
Pole position
Driver
  • Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
Time 1:58.179
Fastest lap
Driver Valtteri Bottas Mercedes
Time 1:46.286 on lap 32 (lap record)
Podium
First
  • Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari
Second
  • Lewis Hamilto
Mercedes
Third
  • Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer

Belgian Grand Prix Facts

Number of times held 74
First held 1925
Most wins (drivers) Michael Schumacher (6)
Most wins (constructors) Ferrari (17)
Circuit length 7.004 km (4.352 mi)
Race length 308.052 km (191.415 mi)
Laps 44
Last race (2018)
Pole position
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Mercedes
  • 1:58.179
Podium
    • 1. S. Vettel
    • Ferrari
    • 1:23:34.476
    • 2. L. Hamilton
    • Mercedes
    • +11.061
    • 3. M. Verstappen
    • Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
    • +31.372
Fastest lap
  • Valtteri Bottas
  • Mercedes
  • 1:46.286

Schedule

2018 Belgian Grand Prix starts from Sun, 26 Aug, 6:40 PM , Track:Spa-Francorchamps

Qualifying

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:42.977 1:41.553 1:58.179 1
2 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:43.035 1:41.501 1:58.905 2
3 31 Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:44.003 1:43.302 2:01.851 3
4 11 Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:44.004 1:43.014 2:01.894 4
5 8 Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:43.597 1:43.042 2:02.122 5
6 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:42.585 1:41.533 2:02.671 6
7 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:43.199 1:42.554 2:02.769 7
8 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:43.604 1:43.126 2:02.939 8
9 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:43.834 1:43.320 2:04.933 9
10 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:42.805 1:42.191 no time 17
11 10 Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:44.221 1:43.844 10
12 28 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:44.153 1:43.865 11
13 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:43.654 1:44.062 12
14 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:43.846 1:44.301 13
15 27 Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:44.145 no time 18
16 55 Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:44.489 19
17 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:44.917 14
18 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:44.998 15
19 18 Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:45.134 16
20 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:45.307 20
107% time: 1:49.765

Standings

Drivers’ Championship standings

Pos. Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 231
2 Sebastian Vettel 214
3 Kimi Räikkönen 146
4 Valtteri Bottas 144
5 Max Verstappen 120

Constructors’ Championship standings

Pos. Constructor Points
1 Mercedes 375
2 Ferrari 360
3 Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 238
4 Renault 82
5 Haas-Ferrari 76

Race

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 44 1:23:34.476 2 25
2 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 44 +11.061 1 18
3 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 44 +31.372 7 15
4 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 44 +1:08.605 17 12
5 11 Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 44 +1:11.023 4 10
6 31 Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 44 +1:19.520 3 8
7 8 Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 44 +1:25.953 5 6
8 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 44 +1:27.639 9 4
9 10 Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 44 +1:45.892 10 2
10 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 43 +1 lap 13 1
11 55 Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 43 +1 lap 19
12 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 43 +1 lap 15
13 18 Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 43 +1 lap 16
14 28 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 43 +1 lap 11
15 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 43 +1 lap 20
Ret 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 28 Collision damage 8
Ret 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 8 Collision damage 6
Ret 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 0 Collision 12
Ret 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 0 Collision 14
Ret 27 Nico Hülkenberg Renault 0 Collision 18

Past Winners

Year Driver Constructor Location
2018 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Spa-Francorchamps
2017 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2016 Nico Rosberg Mercedes
2015 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2014 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault
2013 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault
2012 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault
2010 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes

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