Romain Grosjean started the 67-race from 20th after incurring a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change on Saturday. He started with the Red supersoft. Pit stops began on lap eight, but the Haas F1 Team drivers stayed on the 4.574-kilometer (2.842-mile), 17-turn circuit for as long as they could before making their first stops, allowing each to gain considerable track position. Grosjean came in for his first stop at the end of lap 17

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Romain Grosjean started 11th in the 70-lap race around the 4.381-kilometer (2.722-mile), 14-turn circuit. He selected the Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tire for the start, with strategy dictating two subsequent pit stops, for brand new sets of Yellow soft tires. Grosjean slipping into the pits at the end of lap 14, followed by Gutiérrez a lap later. The second and final round of pit stops saw Grosjean come in for service on lap 37. Grosjean,

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Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK.
Sunday 10 July 2016.
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Romain Grosjean made 12 laps on the intermediates before the track dried enough to bolt on slicks. He pitted at the end of lap 16 for Pirelli P Zero White medium tires. Unfortunately for the French driver, he never got a chance to push his car on the ever-drying racetrack. He experienced a loss of forward drive after 17 laps and retired from the race. Interview “Well, the weekend didn’t end positively as we had

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Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria.
Saturday 02 July 2016.
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Romain Grosjean employed a one-stop strategy for the 71-lap race around the 4.326-kilometer (2.688-mile) nine-turn circuit. After starting 13th on a set of Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tires, Grosjean went 27 laps before pitting for a slightly used set of P Zero Yellow softs. Grosjean took advantage of the safety car period, which was for Sebastian Vettel’s frontstretch crash. The Ferrari driver lost control while leading when his right-rear tire disintegrated, throwing rubber all

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Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Sunday 19 June 2016.
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Romain Grosjean started 11th on the first-time Formula One venue, with an air temperature of 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit) augmented by a track temperature that reached 48 degrees Celsius (118 Fahrenheit) – the highest temperatures experienced since practice for the European Grand Prix began on Friday. The french driver started the 51-lap race on the Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tire, with the plan to make only one pit stop. Grosjean enjoyed a better

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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada.
Sunday 12 June 2016.
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From the drop of the green flag, grip was at a premium throughout the Canadian Grand Prix, as the air temperature was a consistent and cool 12 degrees Celsius (54 degrees Fahrenheit). Romain Grosjean started the race on the Pirelli P Zero Purple ultrasoft tire with the intent to go 19 laps before pitting for a new set of Pirelli P Zero Yellow soft tires that would take them to the finish. But after judging lap times

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Romain, You mentioned at Monaco that despite the result, you felt more comfortable with the car. What are you feeling in the car that’s different from what you experienced in Spain? The car reacted much better to what we were doing, and to my driving style. That was a good thing, and a good direction. We got back to more common settings and worked from there. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is a semi street circuit.

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Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Sunday 29 May 2016.
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Torrential rain kicked off Round 6 of the 21-race 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship, with the safety car pacing the field for the first seven laps prior to the green flag. All drivers began the 78-lap contest on the Pirelli Cinturato Blue full wet tire before transitioning to the Pirelli Cinturato Green intermediate tire as the track began to dry. Then, as the sun began to peek through the clouds and a dry groove

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Romain Grosjean will pay tribute to Jules Bianchi at the upcoming Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2016 by wearing a special helmet featuring graphics of the late French driver. Jules – who passed away in July last year – finished an inspired ninth for Marussia in the Principality in 2014, and it’s to that race that Grosjean’s one-off helmet design refers. Romain finished one place ahead of his countryman in the 2014 race –

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