McLaren serviced Jenson Button’s car in a record-breaking 2.31 seconds to help him move ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
McLaren expected Fernando Alonso’s lap times to suffer at the end of the race – but it was Jenson Button’s that did.
Delays due to damage was the story of the day for many drivers, particularly those trying to make progress from starting near the back.
Pictures from the 2012 German Grand Prix, won by Fernando Alonso at the Hockenheimring.
Sebastian Vettel has been given a 20-second penalty for passing Jenson Button off the track during the German Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso scored his third victory of 2012 in the German Grand Prix despite pressure from Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button.
The German Grand Prix stewards are looking into whether Sebastian Vettel’s pass on Jenson Button was legal.
Fernando Alonso extends his championship lead over Mark Webber to 34 points with Sebastian Vettel a further ten behind.
Fernando Alonso won the German Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button.
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