Mercedes may have missed an opportunity to prevent Michael Schumacher getting stuck behind Nico Rosberg during the Japanese Grand Prix. Schumacher spent 23 laps stuck behind his team mate. Without the delay he might have been able to capitalise on Lewis Hamilton’s later problems to take fifth place.
It’s hard to believe the sun-kissed shots from Suzuka today came just 24 hours after we saw the track flooded to the point that qualifying had to be abandoned. After yesterday’s grey-wash, check out Suzuka in all its technicolour glory with this collection of pictures from the Japanese Grand Prix.
Vitaly Petrov has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the next round of the championship at Korea for his collision with Nico H?â??lkenberg on the first lap of the Japanese Grand Prix. However Felipe Massa has not been punished for his collision moments later with Vitantonio Liuzzi. All four drivers retired from the race. … Continue reading Petrov penalised, Massa spared (Poll)
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 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’33.474 2 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’33.529 0.055 3 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’33.653 0.179 4 Fernando Alonso … Continue reading Japanese Grand Prix fastest laps
Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 220 2 Fernando Alonso 206 3 Sebastian Vettel 206 4 Lewis Hamilton 192 5 Jenson Button 189 6 Felipe Massa 128 7 Nico Rosberg 122 8 Robert Kubica 114 9 Michael Schumacher 54 10 Adrian Sutil 47 11 Rubens Barrichello 41 12 Kamui Kobayashi 27 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Vettel ties with Alonso – championship points after Japan
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Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 53 1 2 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 53 0.905 0.905 2 3 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 53 2.721 1.816 4 4 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 53 13.522 10.801 5 5 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 53 39.595 26.073 8 6 3 … Continue reading 2010 Japanese Grand Prix result
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Jenson Button is hoping a different choice of strategy will help his cause in the Japanese Grand Prix. He is the only driver in the top ten starting on the hard compounds tyres. But it’s not likely to trouble Red Bull, who have locked out the front row and appear to have a healthy performance … Continue reading Button gambles on strategy in Suzuka (Japanese Grand Prix pre-race analysis)
The stewards of the Japanese Grand Prix have thrown out Williams’ protest that Lewis Hamilton held up Nico H?â??lkenberg in qualifying. Williams claimed Hamilton delayed H?â??lkenberg during his final run in Q3. Hamilton will start from eighth on the grid ahead of H?â??lkenberg and behind the other Williams of Rubens Barrichello. 2010 Japanese Grand Prix … Continue reading Stewards clear Hamilton after protest