European Grand Prix fastest laps

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Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’38.766 2 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1’38.968 0.202 3 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’39.141 0.375 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’39.156 0.390 5 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1’39.489 0.723 6 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 1’39.517 0.751 7 Robert Kubica Renault 1’39.542 0.776 8 Adrian Sutil Force … Continue reading European Grand Prix fastest laps

Ten drivers get penalties, Alonso and Rosberg gain extra points (Updated)

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Nine drivers have been handed time penalties after the European Grand Prix. All the drivers investigated for the speed behind the safety car received five-second penalties: Jenson Button, Nico H???lkenberg, Rubens Barrichello, Robert Kubica, Vitaly Petrov, Adrian Sutil, Vitantonio Liuzzi, Sebastien Buemi and Pedro de la Rosa. Timo Glock also got a 20 second penalty … Continue reading Ten drivers get penalties, Alonso and Rosberg gain extra points (Updated)

Vettel up to third behind McLarens – full championship points

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Drivers’ championship standings Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 127 2 Jenson Button 121 3 Sebastian Vettel 115 4 Mark Webber 103 5 Fernando Alonso 98 6 Robert Kubica 83 7 Nico Rosberg 75 8 Felipe Massa 67 9 Michael Schumacher 34 10 Adrian Sutil 31 11 Rubens Barrichello 19 12 Vitantonio Liuzzi 12 13 … Continue reading Vettel up to third behind McLarens – full championship points

Nine cars under investigation after race

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Jenson Button and eight other drivers are under investigation following the European Grand Prix. Button along with Nico H???lkenberg, Rubens Barrichello, Robert Kubica, Vitaly Petrov, Adrian Sutil, Vitantonio Liuzzi, Sebastien Buemi and Pedro de la Rosa may be handed penalties because of their safety car in-lap time. The safety car was deployed after Mark Webber … Continue reading Nine cars under investigation after race

Can McLaren and Ferrari pressure Red Bull? (European GP pre-race analysis)

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Wondering whether we might see our first decent race in Valencia this year I wrote this in the European Grand Prix preview: The best we can hope for is a similar situation to what happened in Turkey, with the faster McLarens and probably Ferraris starting behind the Red Bulls and a battle for the lead … Continue reading Can McLaren and Ferrari pressure Red Bull? (European GP pre-race analysis)

Poor qualifying disappoints Mercedes

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European Grand Prixqualifying in pictures Mercedes suffered their worst performance in qualifying for the second race in a row. Tenth and 13th on the grid in Canada two weeks ago had been their worst to date. But Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher will start tomorrow’s Eureopean Grand Prix from 12th and 15th respectively after both … Continue reading Poor qualifying disappoints Mercedes

Red Bull claim the front row again in Valencia (European GP qualifying)

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The Red Bull duo locked out the front row of the grid for the European Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel heading Mark Webber. Lewis Hamilton looked able to get between the two RB6s but made a mistake on his final lap and had to settle for third. The two Ferraris line up fourth and fifth … Continue reading Red Bull claim the front row again in Valencia (European GP qualifying)

2010 European Grand Prix grid

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Row 1 1. Sebastian Vettel 1’37.587Red Bull-Renault 2. Mark Webber 1’37.662Red Bull-Renault Row 2 3. Lewis Hamilton 1’37.969McLaren-Mercedes 4. Fernando Alonso 1’38.075Ferrari Row 3 5. Felipe Massa 1’38.127Ferrari 6. Robert Kubica 1’38.137Renault Row 4 7. Jenson Button 1’38.210McLaren-Mercedes 8. Nico H???lkenberg 1’38.428Williams-Cosworth Row 5 9. Rubens Barrichello 1’38.428Williams-Cosworth 10. Vitaly Petrov 1’38.523Renault Row 6 11. … Continue reading 2010 European Grand Prix grid