After the German Grand Prix Ferrari claimed they had ordered Felipe Massa to let Fernando Alonso by because they were concerned Sebastian Vettel could pass the pair of them. But it’s clear from the lap times that Vettel was hardly catching either of them at the time – indeed he wasn’t even close enough to … Continue reading Vettel not pressuring Ferraris ahead of switch (German Grand Prix analysis)
You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó names to show their laps, click and drag to zoom Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’15.824 2 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’15.880 0.056 3 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’16.097 0.273 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes … Continue reading German Grand Prix fastest laps
German Grand Prix pictures Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa faced a largely hostile media in the post-race press conference. In scenes reminiscent of the Austria 2002 press conference, when Rubens Barrichello had handed victory to Michael Schumacher, the pair were repeatedly challenged on why Massa had been ordered to gives up his win to Alonso. … Continue reading Ferrari duo hounded in press conference
It wasn’t a very happy-looking podium ceremony after the German Grand Prix. The controversial circumstances of the race left Felipe Massa in particular looking rather subdued. Have a look those pictures and more from the race in the selection below.
Ferrari have been fined $100,000 for breaking the Sporting Regulations during the German Grand Prix. The stewards of the race have also referred the matter to the World Motor Sports Council. The result of the race stands for the time being.
Fernando Alonso claimed his second win of 2010 in the German Grand Prix – but only after team mate Felipe Massa was ordered to give him the win. The change of positions has already drawn widespread criticism and both drivers were clearly subdued on the podium afterwards. The stewards are investigating the exchange of positions.
Drivers’ championship points Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 157 2 Jenson Button 143 3 Mark Webber 136 4 Sebastian Vettel 136 5 Fernando Alonso 123 6 Nico Rosberg 94 7 Robert Kubica 89 8 Felipe Massa 85 9 Michael Schumacher 38 10 Adrian Sutil 35 11 Rubens Barrichello 29 12 Kamui Kobayashi 15 13 … Continue reading Hamilton retains title lead – points in full
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 67 2 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 67 4.196 4.196 3 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 67 5.121 0.925 4 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 67 26.896 21.775 5 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 67 29.482 2.586 6 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 67 43.606 … Continue reading German Grand Prix result
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Ferrari controversially instructed Felipe Massa to hand victory in the German Grand Prix to Fernando Alonso.
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