2016 German Grand Prix
|2016 German Grand Prix|
|Race 12 of 21 in the |
The layout of the Hockenheimring
|Date||31 July 2016|
|Official name||Formula 1 Großer Preis von Deutschland 2016|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||4.574 km (2.842 mi)|
|Distance||67 laps, 306.458 km (190.433 mi)|
|Weather||Partially cloudy and dry|
|Attendance||60,000 (Race Day)|
|Time||1:18.442 on lap 48|
The 2016 German Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Großer Preis von Deutschland 2016) was a
In the week before the race,
Following the handing out of several controversial penalties and extensive debate over the application of amendments to the sporting regulations, the FIA repealed all of the rules restricting pit-to-car communications.
This was the first Grand Prix that double yellow flags would be the same as a red flag in qualifying after the controversial qualifying in the Hungarian Grand Prix.