Kubica’s fightback (Renault race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

A late puncture cost Kubica seven places but he took all bar one of them back. Meanwhile team mate Petrov might have finished in ninth place if he hadn’t been lapped. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’46.949 (-1.216) 1’48.165 Race position 7 11 Average race lap 1’57.379 (-0.581) … Continue reading Kubica’s fightback (Renault race review)

Rosberg in top five (Mercedes race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Rosberg kept out of trouble for fifth place while his team mate seemed to have a magnetic attraction to Saubers. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 9 7 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’46.702 (+0.259) 1’46.443 Race position 12 5 Average race lap 1’58.109 (+1.339) 1’56.770 Laps 60/61 61/61 Pit stops 2 1 You need to … Continue reading Rosberg in top five (Mercedes race review)

Fire stops Kovalainen (Lotus race review)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Lotus were responsible for one of the most dramatic moments of the race when Heikki Kovalainen’s car caught fire. He said stopping it on the start/finish straight instead of the pit lane was the safest thing to do. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 21 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’51.641 (+0.726) 1’50.915 Race position … Continue reading Fire stops Kovalainen (Lotus race review)

Proton say Lotus Racing has no right to use “Team Lotus” name

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Group Lotus owners Proton have denied that Tony Fernandes has the right to re-brand his team as “Team Lotus”. In a statement released today the company said: Proton will support Group Lotus in taking all necessary steps to protect its rights in the “Lotus” name, including resisting any attempts by Mr. Fernandes or his companies, … Continue reading Proton say Lotus Racing has no right to use “Team Lotus” name

Qualifying woes (Force India race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Poor qualifying left Force India with a lot of ground to make up on Sunday. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 15 16 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’48.899 (-0.062) 1’48.961 Race position 9 Average race lap 1’58.131 (-10.087) 2’08.218 Laps 61/61 1/61 Pit stops 1 0 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap … Continue reading Qualifying woes (Force India race review)

Sixth in sight (Williams race review)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

The battle between Williams and Force India for sixth in the constructors’ championship was partly conducted in the stewards’ office in Singapore. Force India succeeded in having Nico H???lkenberg penalised for going off the track on lap one, but Williams still reduced their points lead. Rubens Barrichello Nico H???lkenberg Qualifying position 6 17 Qualifying time … Continue reading Sixth in sight (Williams race review)

No points in six races (STR race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Toro Rosso’s point-less streak stretched to six races in Singapore. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 13 11 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’48.502 (+0.836) 1’47.666 Race position 14 12 Average race lap 1’58.184 (-0.329) 1’58.513 Laps 60/61 60/61 Pit stops 3 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in … Continue reading No points in six races (STR race review)

Crash-strewn race (Sauber race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Each Sauber was involved in two separate crashes during the Singapore Grand Prix and both collided with Michael Schumacher. Nick Heidfeld Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 14 10 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’48.557 (+0.958) 1’47.599 Race position Average race lap 2’00.934 (+2.534) 1’58.401 Laps 36/61 30/61 Pit stops 2 0 You need to upgrade your Flash … Continue reading Crash-strewn race (Sauber race review)

Klien pushes Senna (HRT race review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Bruno Senna found Christian Klien a tougher proposition than his previous two team mates, but neither driver finished in Singapore. Christian Klien Bruno Senna Qualifying position 22 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’52.946 (-1.228) 1’54.174 Race position Average race lap 2’03.114 (+0.545) 2’02.569 Laps 31/61 29/61 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your … Continue reading Klien pushes Senna (HRT race review)

F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/9/2010

Posted on | Author Cari Jones

What did you think of the Singapore Grand Prix? Have you rated the race? Here?s today?s round-up: Links F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone worries for Korean Grand Prix (BBC F1) ??Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has expressed doubts over whether October’s Korean Grand Prix will go ahead. ??Ecclestone hopes the race will happen but says doubts … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/9/2010

Why McLaren couldn’t keep Webber behind Hamilton (Singapore GP analysis)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

During the race it looked as though McLaren missed an opportunity to get Lewis Hamilton in front of Mark Webber. But taking a look at the data it’s clear they never had the chance. Once again we saw several drivers able to go virtually the entire race distance without pitting for tyres. Such as Felipe … Continue reading Why McLaren couldn’t keep Webber behind Hamilton (Singapore GP analysis)

Singapore Grand Prix fastest laps

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers? names to show their laps, click and drag to zoom Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’47.976 2 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’48.141 0.165 3 Robert Kubica Renault 1’49.255 1.279 4 Michael Schumacher Mercedes … Continue reading Singapore Grand Prix fastest laps

Alonso holds back Vettel for close win (Singapore Grand Prix review)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Fernando Alonso moved a step closer to the championship with an impressive win on the streets of Singapore. He came under sustained pressure from Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages and crossed the line just three tenths of a second ahead of the Red Bull. But Lewis Hamilton’s title hopes suffered a severe blow after … Continue reading Alonso holds back Vettel for close win (Singapore Grand Prix review)

Alonso up to second behind Webber – points in full

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 202 2 Fernando Alonso 191 3 Lewis Hamilton 182 4 Sebastian Vettel 181 5 Jenson Button 177 6 Felipe Massa 128 7 Nico Rosberg 122 8 Robert Kubica 114 9 Adrian Sutil 47 10 Michael Schumacher 46 11 Rubens Barrichello 39 12 Kamui Kobayashi 21 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Alonso up to second behind Webber – points in full