The Michael Schumacher-Fernando Alonso needle match picked up at the Nurburgring where it left off in Imola. The entire weekend was about the finely poised battle between the two of them. But sadly the battle was once again resolved in the pits and not on the track.
How the top ten lined up and when they made their first stops. Position Driver Lap of first pit stop 1 Fernando Alonso 17 2 Michael Schumacher 18 3 Felipe Massa 17 4 Rubens Barrichello 20 5 Kimi Raikkonen 23 6 Jenson Button 21 7 Jarno Trulli 25 8 Jacques Villeneuve 21 9 Juan Pablo … Continue reading Europe: Starts & stops
Jacques Villeneuve lost his best laptime after qualifying as punishment for holding up Giancarlo Fisichella during the second part of the session. He drops to ninth place, which doesn’t benefit 11th-placed Fisichella. Villeneuve was coming towards the end of his out lap when Fisichella, on his fast lap, caught him. The stewards seem to be … Continue reading Harsh penalty for Villeneuve