2013 British Grand Prix result

2013 British Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Silverstone, 2013

Pos # Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Reason
1 9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 52
2 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 52 0.765 0.765
3 3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 52 7.124 6.359
4 10 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 52 7.756 0.632
5 7 Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 52 11.257 3.501
6 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 52 14.573 3.316
7 15 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 52 16.335 1.762
8 19 Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 52 16.543 0.208
9 14 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 52 17.943 1.400
10 11 Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 52 19.709 1.766
11 16 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 52 21.135 1.426
12 17 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 52 25.094 3.959
13 5 Jenson Button McLaren 52 25.969 0.875
14 12 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 52 26.285 0.316
15 20 Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 52 31.613 5.328
16 22 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 52 36.097 4.484
17 23 Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 52 67.660 31.563
18 21 Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 52 67.759 0.099
19 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 51 1 lap 1 lap
20 6 Sergio Perez McLaren 46 6 laps 5 laps
Not classified
1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 41 11 laps 5 laps Gearbox
18 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 35 17 laps 6 laps Damage

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21 comments on 2013 British Grand Prix result

  1. Ricciardo should be one spot higher at least – should have passed Sutil but was almost run off the track.

  2. Joshua Mesh (@joshua-mesh) said on 30th June 2013, 14:52

    Wow, Alonso was overtaking people left, right and center throughout the entire race.

    • anon said on 30th June 2013, 15:16

      Yup, he’s in an incredibly quick car and started in the midfield because he couldn’t put it together in qualifying.

      Hamilton went to the back of the field because of a puncture and still finished 4th. Massa had a puncture yet still finished 6th.

      • Joshua Mesh (@joshua-mesh) said on 30th June 2013, 15:55

        Anyone who’s been following F1 this year would know that the Lotus and Ferrari both struggle to get heat into the harder compounds on cold days. I dont think Alonso could have gained more than a tenth in those conditioned, especially considering his team mate set a much slower time in the same car.

      • Joshua Mesh (@joshua-mesh) said on 30th June 2013, 15:56

        And his “incredibly quick” car is still slower than the amazingly faster RBR and Merc cars

        • Jimmy Hearn (@alebelly74) said on 30th June 2013, 17:30

          @joshua-mesh, it is an incredibly quick car, thats not really arguable. What Ferrari and Alonso do with it is.

          • Joshua Mesh (@joshua-mesh) said on 30th June 2013, 17:42

            The difference between their qualifying and race pace showed otherwise. Plus Ferrari themselves said they struggled in the colder temps.

        • anon said on 1st July 2013, 6:50

          I’m not sure about that. There’s not really anything between the Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull at the moment. Up until Canada the Ferrari had been without the doubt the best overall package.

          I’m not sure if Ferrari really are having trouble getting heat in their tyres. They’ve had several tyre blow outs this season.

          If you look at Alonso’s career at Ferrari he’s only had two dry poles and one of those was at Monza which is the least technical circuit on the calendar. Alonso’s (relatively) poor qualifying performances go back to the Bridgestone days of 2010!

  3. Aditya (@adityafakhri) said on 30th June 2013, 14:55

    Devastated to see misunderstanding between Kimi and his team. 2nd (possibly 1st) place are gone, merely got 5th place

  4. David (@neiana) said on 30th June 2013, 15:00

    What really gets to me is the “tire” problem happened to the whole spectrum. There can be no argument made that the tire favored one team or another as it chose to puncture/delam/etc., as it hit both Mercedes and Ferrari and even showed potential for RBR (and later, Mercedes again).

  5. Gabriel (@naylamp) said on 30th June 2013, 15:07

    Good result for ALO but he must be really worried because the pace of his Ferrari has nowhere today.

  6. Krichelle (@krichelle) said on 30th June 2013, 15:17

    Can Mercedes mount a TITLE CHALLENGE TO RED BULL AND VETTEL??? I mean the degradation on Hamilton and Rosberg’s car didn’t seem bad, and Lewis had the pace to win that race, he would have won it had the tyre didn’t blow… Particularly with his pace in SECTOR 2 AND 3… Rosberg also wasn’t bad either, he had the pace to challenge Vettel.

    • wsrgo (@wsrgo) said on 30th June 2013, 15:52

      I hope they don’t. Whatever they achieve this year will have been tainted by their illegal actions post-Spain.

      • Krichelle (@krichelle) said on 30th June 2013, 20:20

        Get over it. Why don’t you go to Paris and complain all by yourself because no penalty was given. It’s over, get on, let’s talk about “Lewis’ comeback through the field, Mark’s 2nd place run, Alonso’s unexpected podium for him”. GET REAL AND MOVE ON.

  7. svarun (@svarun) said on 30th June 2013, 15:19

    Retirement plans for Alonso anyone?
    Just 1 bad quali and people questioning whether he is a great driver?
    Ofcourse he is?

  8. Aimal (@aimalkhan) said on 30th June 2013, 15:20

    Good race from Alonso. Di resta silencing his critics again…

  9. Hulkenberg scoring a point has to be the most undeserving result. He was all over the place the whole race, got himself in a couple of dangerous situations over the course of it and was simply average all throuought. Both Maldonado and Bottas drove a more composed race than him, to be honest.

    And how did McLaren get to not scoring again? They didn’t look all that bad this weekend. Did they mess up the strategy on Button’s car a la Raikkonen or what happened there?

  10. Tariq Patel (@mdtariqp) said on 30th June 2013, 15:40

    I think Vettel must be disappointed, but not overly worried with today’s result as he still has a 21 point lead in the WDC

  11. AdrianMorse (@adrianmorse) said on 30th June 2013, 18:27

    Incredible turn-around performance from Mercedes. At the end of the race, Hamilton was quicker than Alonso in a car with damage, and with tyres a few laps older.

    I’ve never been a big believer in the theory that Mercedes gained any significant advantage with their Pirelli tyre test, but I think it’s just as well for them that the tribunal was before the British Grand Prix.

  12. John H (@john-h) said on 30th June 2013, 22:47

    Ok, I know the safety cars helped massively, but is this the first time that all the Caterhams and Marussias have finished on the lead lap? Must be.

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