Hamilton “on a mission” in Malaysia

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale says the team accept they made a mistake with Lewis Hamilton’s race strategy at Melbourne but aren’t panicking into making any changes to how they decide race strategy. Speaking to the media on Wednesday he said: Both drivers are getting on very well with their new race engineers. As you … Continue reading Hamilton “on a mission” in Malaysia

Malaysian Grand Prix TV & live blog times

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the Malaysian Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. Unusually, they are splitting the coverage of the race across BBC One and BBC Two, because of some Easter-related programming on BBC One. Why … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix TV & live blog times

Red Bull rivals seek rules clarification to cut RB6’s qualifying advantage

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Red Bull are the subject of much speculation over their suspension system, which rival teams believe get around the rules on ride height adjustment, allowing them to run different ride heights in qualifying and the race. Sebastian Vettel was on pole position for the first two races of the year and the team achieved their … Continue reading Red Bull rivals seek rules clarification to cut RB6’s qualifying advantage

Alonso fourth, Schumacher tenth in their battle from the back in Melbourne

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Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher fell to the back of the pack at the start of today’s Australian Grand Prix after colliding on the first lap. But while Alonso climbed back through the field to finish fourth Schumacher was only able to grab tenth place and the final point on the penultimate lap. How did … Continue reading Alonso fourth, Schumacher tenth in their battle from the back in Melbourne

Australian Grand Prix fastest laps

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Fastest laps Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’28.358 2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’28.489 0.131 3 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’28.506 0.148 4 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1’29.185 0.827 5 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1’29.210 0.852 6 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’29.291 0.933 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’29.537 1.179 8 Robert … Continue reading Australian Grand Prix fastest laps

Hamilton fumes after strategy mistake

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Lewis Hamilton performed brilliantly in the Australian Grand Prix but was clearly angry at finishing only sixth having run third earlier in the race. Hamilton blamed the team’s decision for him to make a second stop for tyres on lap 35. That dropped him behind the Ferraris of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso. Although he … Continue reading Hamilton fumes after strategy mistake

Button wins thrilling Australian GP

2010 Australian Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Jenson Button scored his first win for McLaren in his second start for the team at Melbourne. The world champion made an early switch to slick tyres on a damp track which paid dividends. But once again Sebastian Vettel lost the lead with an apparent car failure on his Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton endured a … Continue reading Button wins thrilling Australian GP