Turkish GP team-by-team: Mercedes

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With Ferrari struggling, Mercedes were the third-fastest team around Istanbul, though a long way off Red Bull and McLaren. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 5 6 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’26.857 (-0.095) 1’26.952 Race position 4 5 Average race lap 1’32.392 (-0.02) 1’32.412 Laps 58/58 58/58 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: Mercedes

Turkish GP team-by-team: Williams

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A poor weekend for Williams who never looked like troubling the points-scorers. Rubens Barrichello Nico H???lkenberg Qualifying position 15 17 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’28.392 (-0.449) 1’28.841 Race position 14 17 Average race lap 1’33.668 (-0.967) 1’34.635 Laps 57/58 57/58 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: Williams

Turkish GP team-by-team: Renault

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A potential double points finish was lost when Vitaly Petrov collided with Fernando Alonso late in the race. But the team showed good pace and Robert Kubica beat both the Ferraris. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 7 9 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’27.039 (-0.391) 1’27.430 Race position 6 15 Average race lap 1’32.421 (-1.718) … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: Renault

Turkish GP team-by-team: Force India

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The usual story at Force India: points for Adrian Sutil and another disappointing weekend for Vitantonio Liuzzi: Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 11 18 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’27.951 (-1.007) 1’28.958 Race position 9 13 Average race lap 1’32.701 (-0.927) 1’33.628 Laps 58/58 57/58 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: Force India

Turkish GP team-by-team: HRT

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Both cars were hit by fuel system problems during the race. Karun Chandhok Bruno Senna Qualifying position 24 22 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’32.060 (+0.794) 1’31.266 Race position 20 Average race lap 1’37.936 (-0.243) 1’38.179 Laps 52/58 46/58 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: HRT

Turkish GP team-by-team: Sauber

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Sauber finally achieved their first double finish of 2010 – and scored their first point as well. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 13 10 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’27.879 (+0.445) 1’27.434 Race position 11 10 Average race lap 1’32.992 (+0.005) 1’32.987 Laps 58/58 58/58 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade … Continue reading Turkish GP team-by-team: Sauber

Hamilton “surprised” by Button’s pass (Turkish Grand Prix team-by-team)

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While the drama at Red Bull was impossible to miss, McLaren’s one-two win at Istanbul wasn’t a straightforward affair either. After the race there was talk of “confusion” over the drivers’ instructions to save fuel. Lewis Hamilton spoke of being “surprised” that Jenson Button caught and passed him – before Hamilton reversed the move.

Turkish Grand Prix fastest laps

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Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1’29.165 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’29.195 0.030 3 Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’29.535 0.370 4 Robert Kubica Renault 1’29.580 0.415 5 Sebastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’29.588 0.423 6 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1’29.810 0.645 7 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’29.895 0.730 8 Adrian … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix fastest laps

How Vettel and Webber got on a collision course (Turkish GP team-by-team)

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How did Sebastian Vettel suddenly get close enough to team mate Mark Webber to make the fateful move than destroyed their hopes of a one-two? The interactive chart below shows how Vettel suddenly started lapping quicker than Webber in the minutes before the collision. Rumours claim Red Bull instructed Vettel to turn up his engine … Continue reading How Vettel and Webber got on a collision course (Turkish GP team-by-team)

Webber takes sole championship lead – points in full after Turkey

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Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 93 2 Jenson Button 88 3 Lewis Hamilton 84 4 Fernando Alonso 79 5 Sebastian Vettel 78 6 Robert Kubica 67 7 Felipe Massa 67 8 Nico Rosberg 66 9 Michael Schumacher 34 10 Adrian Sutil 22 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 10 12 Rubens Barrichello 7 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Webber takes sole championship lead – points in full after Turkey