Romain Grosjean, Haas, Albert Park, 2016

2016 Australian Grand Prix lap charts

2016 Australian Grand Prix

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Romain Grosjean made the most progress during the Australian Grand Prix. He brought his Haas home 13 places higher than he started.

Both Toro Rosso drivers, however, lost places compared to their starting positions as they had to pit after the red flag interruption. Carlos Sainz Jnr finished two places below where he started and his unhappy team mate lost five places.

See the positions of every driver and the gaps between them throughout the 2016 Australian Grand Prix with the interactive charts below.

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2016 Australian Grand Prix lap chart

The positions of each driver on every lap. Toggle drivers using controls below:

Position change summary

Driver Start position Lap one position change Race position change
Lewis Hamilton 1 -5 -1
Nico Rosberg 2 -1 1
Sebastian Vettel 3 2 0
Kimi Raikkonen 4 2
Felipe Massa 6 1 1
Valtteri Bottas 16 -1 8
Daniel Ricciardo 8 -1 4
Daniil Kvyat 18
Nico Hulkenberg 10 2 3
Sergio Perez 9 -2 -4
Kevin Magnussen 14 -7 2
Jolyon Palmer 13 0 2
Max Verstappen 5 1 -5
Carlos Sainz Jnr 7 0 -2
Marcus Ericsson 15 0
Felipe Nasr 17 1 2
Fernando Alonso 11 1
Jenson Button 12 0 -2
Pascal Wehrlein 21 7 5
Rio Haryanto 22 3
Romain Grosjean 19 1 13
Esteban Gutierrez 20 0

2016 Australian Grand Prix race chart

The gaps between each driver on every lap compared to the leader’s average lap time. Very large gaps omitted. Scroll to zoom, drag to pan and right-click to reset. Toggle drivers using controls below:

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Keith Collantine
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5 comments on “2016 Australian Grand Prix lap charts”

  1. Hello Keith, Race position change for for Magnussen and Palmer are 2 not 3 as written in Your otherwise good table.

    1. Pascals race position change should be 5 not 6.
      How many of the overtakes did we actually see? The last two of the race was not shown to us. How many of Grosjeans position gains were overtakes? None as far as I can see from the diagram.

      1. Thanks guys I’ve corrected this.

  2. Grosjean was a bit lucky to get a free pitstop during the interruption, but that’s the benefit of staying out as long as possible. He drove faultlessly and he managed to keep the likely faster cars behind him for a pretty long time.

  3. The red flag sure broke Hamilton’s race, he lost 16 seconds between laps 19 and 31 stuck behind the Torro Rossos, when they finally pitted, he managed to pull the gap from rosberg down from 19 to 8 seconds.

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