27th July 2010, 23:28 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Who was the best driver of the German Grand Prix weekend? (Poll) 27th July 2010, 23:28

Which driver did the best job during the German Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the German Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.

Alonso: “Winning is a great feeling”

Fernando Alonso brushed off criticism of his German Grand Prix win calling it a “great feeling” to win again. Alonso said: All wins are special. Winning is a great feeling and that was the case in Hockenheim, especially when I think of the huge workload undertaken by everyone at Maranello to achieve this fantastic one-two […]

Yamamoto’s blunders (HRT race review)

Sakon Yamamoto’s second appearance for HRT – this time in place of Karun Chandhok – did not go very well. Sakon Yamamoto Bruno Senna Qualifying position 22 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’19.844 (+1.252) 1’18.592 Race position 19 Average race lap 1’26.680 (+2.7) 1’23.980 Laps 19/67 63/67 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade […]

Austin GP reveals backer and opens website

The organisers of the 2012 United States Grand Prix have launched their official website and revealed details of one of the race’s backers. Red McCombs, owner of a car dealer group in Texas and previously named one of the 400 richest men in America, has invested in the project. He has been involved in other […]

Sakon Yamamoto keeps HRT seat

Sakon Yamamoto will drive for HRT again in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The team confirmed the Japanese will retain his place in the race squad for the third event in a row. He will once again drive alongside Bruno Senna. Yamamoto said: I can?t wait to go back to the Hungaroring as I know the […]

Why the team orders rule must stay

Those who call for the team orders ban to be scrapped have failed to understand why Sunday’s events were controversial and why a repeat must be prevented.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/7/2010

Thanks to Cari for taking care of yesterday’s round-up. Here’s today’s selection of links and Comment of the Day: Links Whitmarsh to hold private Ferrari talks (Autosport) “You can go back to the late 90s and all sorts of times when things have happened – but we decide to race. I think having our drivers […]

Flexing wings and more reliability woes (Red Bull race review) (Video)

As at Silverstone, Red Bull’s front wings were the centre of attention before the race at Hockenheim – but for a very different reason. The new front wings were observed to be flexing at high speeds, allowing parts of the wing to move closer to the ground and operate more efficiently.

Another setback (Mercedes team review)

Having hoped to qualify on the third row Mercedes only scraped one car into Q3. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 11 9 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.026 (+0.008) 1’15.018 Race position 9 8 Average race lap 1’19.860 (+0.048) 1’19.811 Laps 66/67 66/67 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open […]