Nico Rosberg won the Mexican Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg(Germany) won the Mexican Grand Prix for Mercedes on November 1 after a 23-year absence. Rosberg is a first winner in Mexico since 1992. Rosberg beats three time world champion Lewis Hamilton into second place. The German`s fourth victory of the year, and 12th of his career. The battle between the Mercedes men but Rosberg always had the edge in the final session and the two shook hands at the end. Hamilton was out first but locked up and allowed the German to take the advantage. Rosberg, who won the contest by 0.188s.
Valtteri Bottas drove a composed race to finish third ahead of Daniil Kvyat, who is improving every race, and has maintained his lead over teammate Daniel Ricciardo in the championship after the Australian finished fifth.
While Sebastian Vettel crashed on Lap 51, after an incident packed race including a tyre puncture on Lap 1, which put him at the back and a spin after he had made his way back up to 12th.
Facts about F1 Driving:-
- .Before race, drivers drink lot of water to avoid dehydration. The Formula One cockpits generate lot of heat and make drivers sweat off their weight during the race.
- In the days preceding very hot races like Australia, Malaysia, and Brazil, the drivers can drink up to 8 litres of water.
- The F1 cockpits have drinking bottle installed for the drivers. The water in it also has mineral salts. The drivers can drink water from it via a pipe. Read More