Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nurburgring, 2011

2011 German Grand Prix: complete race weekend review

2011 German Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nurburgring, 2011
Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nurburgring, 2011

Find all the F1 Fanatic German Grand Prix coverage in one place below.

From Friday practice to the post-race review plus all the pictures and analysis.

Race results and reaction

2011 German Grand Prix review – Hamilton comes out on top in three-way battle

Hamilton: ??We never expected to win?? – Hamilton surprised by Nurburgring victory

2011 German Grand Prix result – No Vettel on the podium for the first time this year

2011 German Grand Prix championship points – Vettel’s lead trimmed to 77 points

Race analysis

Vote for your German Grand Prix driver of the weekend – Pick the driver who impressed you most at the Nurburgring

Rate the race: 2011 German Grand Prix – Your verdict on the Nurburgring race

2011 German Grand Prix stats and facts – Vettel?s success streaks end at his home race

Detailed analysis of every team and driver in the German Grand Prix

Red Bull – McLaren and Ferrari ahead in Germany
McLaren – Surprise win in Germany for Hamilton
Ferrari – Alonso beats Red Bulls despite cool weather
Mercedes – Three-stopper costs Rosberg a place
Renault – Petrov dissatisfied with strategy
Williams – Unreliability still a problem
Force India – Sutil helps team overtake Toro Rosso
Sauber – Kobayashi out in Q1 but claims points
Toro Rosso – Penalties and wrong set-up for Buemi
Lotus – Trulli and Chandhok to swap back in Hungary
HRT – Ricciardo makes progress in second race
Virgin – Quiet race for Glock after extending deal

Race data

2011 German Grand Prix pit stops and tyres used
2011 German Grand Prix race history chart
2011 German Grand Prix average race history chart
2011 German Grand Prix lap one position change
2011 German Grand Prix lap chart
2011 German Grand Prix fastest laps


2011 German Grand Prix qualifying review – Webber on pole again at the Nurburgring

Webber: Pole lap ??was my complete limit?? – Webber says he couldn’t have gone any quicker in qualifying

Hamilton: Upgrades key to improved performance – Hamilton praises his team after qualifying on the front row

Buemi sent to the back of the grid – Fuel infringement costs the Toro Rosso driver

2011 German Grand Prix grid – Vettel knocked off the front row for the first time in 2011

2011 German Grand Prix qualifying analysis – Webber quickest in middle sector at Nurburgring

2011 German Grand Prix pre-race analysis – Nurburgring set for a close race even without rain


First practice report – Alonso leads the Red Bulls in first practice

First practice analysis – Alonso gives a sign Ferrari can fight for victory

Second practice report – Webber takes over at the top in second practice

Second practice analysis – Alonso says Ferrari?s pace confirms progress

Final practice report – Red Bull lead Ferrari in final practice

Season statistics

Review the year so far in statistics here:

Driver form guides

Compare every driver’s form against their team mate so far this year:

Find coverage of every race this season here: F1 2011 Season

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