2016 Russian Grand Prix in pictures

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Pictures from the Russian Grand Prix, which got off to a dramatic start as Sebastian Vettel was one of three drivers eliminated in a first lap crash triggered by Daniil Kvyat.

2016 Russian Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops

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Most drivers opted for the same strategy in Russia – Red Bull’s unproductive experiment with the medium tyre demonstrated why. In the pits, Williams were fastest again.

2016 Russian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps

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Felipe Massa’s late run on super-softs failed to net the fastest lap as Nico Rosberg was over six-tenths of a second quicker on older and harder rubber.

2016 Russian Grand Prix lap charts

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Lewis Hamilton limited the damage by climbing eight places to second – but Kevin Magnussen was the biggest mover during the Russian Grand Prix.

Kvyat accepts responsibility for start crash

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Daniil Kvyat accepted responsibility for colliding twice with Sebastian Vettel at the start of the Russian Grand Prix and putting the Ferrari driver out of the race.