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Malaysian GP team-by-team: McLaren 5th April 2010, 23:41

McLaren looked quick in practice but it all went wrong in qualifying. A damage limitation exercise on Sunday ensured they brought home some points, but much more should have been possible this weekend. Jenson Button Lewis Hamilton Qualifying position 17 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’52.211 (-0.839) 1’53.050 Race position 8 6 Average race lap […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Mercedes

Last year’s constructors’ champions enjoyed a largely failure-free 2009 – but Michael Schumacher’s race was ended by an unusual failure in Sepang. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 8 2 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’51.717 (+1.044) 1’50.673 Race position 3 Average race lap 1’43.576 (+2.828) 1’40.749 Laps 9/56 56/56 Pit stops 0 1 Michael Schumacher […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Red Bull

Red Bull had more reliability problems in practice. But avoiding the mistakes Ferrari and McLaren made in qualifying left them with a clear run to a one-two on race day. Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber Qualifying position 3 1 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’50.789 (+1.462) 1’49.327 Race position 1 2 Average race lap 1’40.507 (-0.087) 1’40.594 […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Ferrari

After a strong start to the season Fernando Alonso’s problems in Sepang have Ferrari worrying about reliability. But they still lead both the championships. Felipe Massa Fernando Alonso Qualifying position 21 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’53.283 (+0.239) 1’53.044 Race position 7 13 Average race lap 1’40.991 (-0.217) 1’41.208 Laps 56/56 54/56 Pit stops 1 […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Williams

Fifth and seventh on the grid turned into tenth and 12th at the flag in a disappointing weekend for Williams. Rubens Barrichello Nico H?â??lkenberg Qualifying position 7 5 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’51.511 (+0.51) 1’51.001 Race position 12 10 Average race lap 1’43.096 (+1.278) 1’41.818 Laps 55/56 56/56 Pit stops 2 1 Rubens Barrichello A […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Renault

Robert Kubica punched above Renault’s weight again with an excellent fourth place. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 6 11 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’46.951 (-1.809) 1’48.760 Race position 4 Average race lap 1’40.839 (-2.734) 1’43.574 Laps 56/56 32/56 Pit stops 1 1 Robert Kubica Once again Kubica enjoyed a very healthy advantage over his […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Force India

More points but a second consecutive mechanical failure for Force India. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 4 10 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’50.914 (-1.34) 1’52.254 Race position 5 Average race lap 1’40.883 (-15.793) 1’56.677 Laps 56/56 12/56 Pit stops 1 0 Adrian Sutil Finally delivered on the promise he’d shown in the first two […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Toro Rosso

Points for Toro Rosso but Sebastien Buemi was left hoping for more after the team decided not to replace a broken front wing at his first pit stop. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 13 14 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’49.207 (-0.257) 1’49.464 Race position 11 9 Average race lap 1’41.917 (+0.149) 1’41.768 Laps 56/56 […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Lotus

Lotus were the quickest of the new teams in qualifying but unreliability dogged them during the race. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 18 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’52.884 (+0.009) 1’52.875 Race position 17 Average race lap 1’50.895 (-11.611) 2’02.506 Laps 51/56 46/56 Pit stops 1 1 Jarno Trulli Narrowly missed out on reaching […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: HRT

A double finish for the HRT cars in Sepang Karun Chandhok Bruno Senna Qualifying position 22 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’56.299 (-0.97) 1’57.269 Race position 15 16 Average race lap 1’47.948 (-0.86) 1’48.807 Laps 53/56 52/56 Pit stops 1 1 Karun Chandhok Out-qualified his team mate in the wet session by almost a second. […]