Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso owed their large points hauls in Shanghai at least partly thanks to the second appearance of the safety car. The erased the huge amount of time they had lost with extra pit stops at the start of the race and, in Alonso’s case, a penalty for jumping the start. But … Continue reading Safety car spares Hamilton and Alonso’s blushes (Chinese Grand Prix analysis)
Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’42.061 2 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’42.358 0.297 3 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’42.609 0.548 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’42.886 0.825 5 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’43.245 1.184 6 Robert Kubica Renault 1’43.630 1.569 7 Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’43.755 1.694 8 Vitaly … Continue reading Chinese Grand Prix fastest laps
A sprinkling of rain produced action and overtaking galore in Shanghai. Have a look at these pictures from the Chinese Grand Prix.
Mark Webber was pushed off the circuit and lost several places in a controversial incident behind the safety car during the Chinese Grand Prix. Webber made contact with Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren as the field was very tightly bunched up before the re-start after the second safety car period. Should the stewards get involved over the … Continue reading Webber loses out in safety car incident
Jenson Button scored his second win of 2010 in a rain-hit Chinese Grand Prix. Team mate Lewis Hamilton was second despite making an early change to intermediate tyres.
Update: The stewards have given Hamilton and Vettel reprimands and no penalties have been applied. The results of the Chinese Grand Prix may change as the stewards consider whether to take action against McLaren for an incident in the pits. Lewis Hamilton was released alongside Sebastian Vettel during their pit stop – a move which … Continue reading Hamilton’s pit lane dice with Vettel could cost him second (Update: no penalty)
Drivers championship standings Position Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 60 2 Nico Rosberg 50 3 Fernando Alonso 49 4 Lewis Hamilton 49 5 Sebastian Vettel 45 6 Felipe Massa 41 7 Robert Kubica 40 8 Mark Webber 28 9 Adrian Sutil 10 10 Michael Schumacher 10 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 8 12 Vitaly Petrov 6 13 … Continue reading Button takes lead in title race – full points standings after China
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 56 2 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 56 1.530 1.530 3 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 56 9.484 7.954 4 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 56 11.869 2.385 5 11 Robert Kubica Renault 56 22.213 10.344 6 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 56 33.310 11.097 … Continue reading Chinese Grand Prix result
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It’s race day! We’ll be commenting live on the Chinese Grand Prix as it happens so join us here from one hour before the start of the race. And as usual we’ll have loads of post-race analysis and reaction to boot. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Cooper Avon enters race for 2011 tyres (Autosport) As tipped … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 18/4/2010