More points but a second consecutive mechanical failure for Force India.
|Adrian Sutil||Vitantonio Liuzzi|
|Qualifying time comparison (Q3)||1’50.914 (-1.34)||1’52.254|
|Average race lap||1’40.883 (-15.793)||1’56.677|
Finally delivered on the promise he’d shown in the first two races with a solid run to fifth. Qualified fourth in the wet session, 1.3 seconds faster than his team mate.
Lost track position to Robert Kubica at the start and never managed to make it back. But was untroubled by the appearance of Lewis Hamilton in his mirrors at the end of the race and kept the faster McLaren behind for the best part of 20 laps.
Picked up two places at the start but retired with a throttle problem on lap 12.