2013 German Grand Prix grid

2013 German Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Nurburgring, 2013

Row 1 1. Lewis Hamilton 1’29.398
2. Sebastian Vettel 1’29.501
Red Bull
Row 2 3. Mark Webber 1’29.608
Red Bull
4. Kimi Raikkonen 1’29.892
Row 3 5. Romain Grosjean 1’29.959
6. Daniel Ricciardo 1’30.528
Toro Rosso
Row 4 7. Felipe Massa 1’31.126
8. Fernando Alonso 1’31.209
Row 5 9. Jenson Button No time
10. Nico Hulkenberg No time
Row 6 11. Nico Rosberg 1’30.326
12. Paul di Resta 1’30.697
Force India
Row 7 13. Sergio Perez 1’30.933
14. Esteban Gutierrez 1’31.01
Row 8 15. Adrian Sutil 1’31.0101
Force India
16. Jean-Eric Vergne 1’31.104
Toro Rosso
Row 9 17. Valtteri Bottas 1’31.693
18. Pastor Maldonado 1’31.707
Row 10 19. Jules Bianchi 1’33.063
20. Giedo van der Garde 1’33.734
Row 11 21. Max Chilton 1’34.098
22. Charles Pic* 1’32.937

*Five-place penalty for gearbox change.

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73 comments on 2013 German Grand Prix grid

  1. what happened to ROS?

  2. Traverse (@) said on 6th July 2013, 14:07

    Epic lap from Ham! Now, finish the job tomorrow and make a charge for the WDC. Good to see my two favs on the front row. :)

  3. Aditya F. Yahya (@adityafakhri) said on 6th July 2013, 14:08

    I’ll say this: Lotus for the win.

  4. carbon_fibre (@carbon_fibre) said on 6th July 2013, 14:10

    Massive risk for Ferrari. It could either lead to a massive success or a fail. The fact that they had pace for P4 makes this decision even stranger.

  5. puneeth Bharath (@puneethvb) said on 6th July 2013, 14:11

    Strange to see both ferraris opting to set the Q3 lap time on mediums.. Hope it turns out to be a great decision….

  6. svarun (@svarun) said on 6th July 2013, 14:12

    What on earth were Ferrari upto?
    As far as I remember Ferrari had topped q2 and q3.
    And then going onto mediums in q3.

  7. Eggry (@eggry) said on 6th July 2013, 14:13

    It was enjoyable qualifying. Good to see Hamilton is back but I doubt Ferrari’s strategy would work. Work or not, I don’t think one of Ferraris would win. Podium would be maximum.

  8. Tommy C (@tommy-c) said on 6th July 2013, 14:13

    Danny Ricciardo impressive once again. Interested to see how the strategy pans out with the Ferraris on primes. And of course Rosberg out of position. Should be a good race!

  9. Jake (@jleigh) said on 6th July 2013, 14:16

    Lets just hope Mark can actually start from 3rd rather than the lower reaches of the midfield as usual.

  10. Roald (@roald) said on 6th July 2013, 14:18

    Ricciardo really wants that promotion, doesn’t he?

    Sucks for Rosberg, what if Hamilton would win the title? Rosberg would probably feel terribly mistreated by his team…

  11. Michael Brown (@) said on 6th July 2013, 14:19

    Vettel for the win

  12. SeaHorse (@seahorse) said on 6th July 2013, 14:21

    Forza Ferrari! ;)

  13. Aimal (@aimalkhan) said on 6th July 2013, 14:24

    I had Hamilton for pole but changed to vettel after FP3 this morning. darn it… :(

  14. Chris (@tophercheese21) said on 6th July 2013, 14:24

    Dam was so close to guessing Lewis’s time.

  15. sandy (@sandy) said on 6th July 2013, 14:33

    Good strategy by ferrari. But if temperatures remain as hot as they are today, graining will be minimum.

    • Mads (@mads) said on 6th July 2013, 16:34

      They still have to use the softs anyway.
      So they will have to rely on the front runners getting out in traffic after their first stop in order to make up the loss of track position. And then they just have to pray to god that they aren’t going to get eaten by a truckload of cars on mediums towards the end when they are fighting a set of graining soft tyres.

      • Alonshow said on 6th July 2013, 17:14

        The front runners will absolutely get caught in traffic after their first pit stop. There’s no way they can make the gap to cover a pit stop before the softs die. The question is how quickly they will manage to clear that traffic (if they do). And there shouldn’t be any problem for the Ferraris with the softs at the end. By then they will know exactly how long they last.

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