2010 German Grand Prix articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Split strategy fails (Sauber race review) 26th July 2010, 18:19
The C29s weren’t as quick at Hockenheim as they had been at Silverstone and neither driver was able to score points. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 14 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.550 (+0.466) 1’15.084 Race position 14 11 Average race lap 1’20.348 (+0.403) 1’19.945 Laps 66/67 66/67 Pit stops 2 1 [...]
After a frustrating start to the weekend with several reliability problems Virgin showed some pace in the race: Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 24 23 Qualifying time comparison 1’18.343 No time Race position 18 Average race lap 1’22.857 (-1.887) 1’24.745 Laps 64/67 50/67 Pit stops 1 0 You need to upgrade your Flash [...]
Toro Rosso’s race was ruined when their drivers collided on the first lap. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 16 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.974 (+0.386) 1’15.588 Race position 15 Average race lap 1’45.623 (+25.01) 1’20.613 Laps 1/67 66/67 Pit stops 0 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive [...]
McLaren ran their exhaust-blown diffuser for the first time – despite losing precious testing time with it after Lewis Hamilton crashed on Friday. But they weren’t able to challenge their main rivals in qualifying or the race and never looked likely to threaten for a podium position.
Mercedes continue to post some of the fastest pit stops this year with Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher enjoying the fastest stops in the German Grand Prix. Here are the fastest pit stops during the German Grand Prix: Driver Team Pit stop time On lap 1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 3.992 24 2 Michael Schumacher Mercedes [...]
After failing to score at Silverstone Ferrari bounced back with a one-two at the Hockenheimring. But the race will only be remembered for their controversial decision to order Felipe Massa to let Fernando Alonso by to win. That might not have been needed had Alonso not made a crucial mistake which cost him an opportunity [...]
While all the attention was elsewhere Williams quietly reached a sad centenary of races without a win. And while Felipe Massa is yet to win a race in 2010 he has led more laps than team mate Fernando Alonso, who scored his second win. More stats and facts from the German Grand Prix below.
Vettel not pressuring Ferraris ahead of switch (German Grand Prix analysis) 25th July 2010, 21:52
After the German Grand Prix Ferrari claimed they had ordered Felipe Massa to let Fernando Alonso by because they were concerned Sebastian Vettel could pass the pair of them. But it’s clear from the lap times that Vettel was hardly catching either of them at the time – indeed he wasn’t even close enough to [...]
You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers’ names to show their laps, click and drag to zoom Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’15.824 2 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’15.880 0.056 3 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’16.097 0.273 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes [...]
German Grand Prix pictures Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa faced a largely hostile media in the post-race press conference. In scenes reminiscent of the Austria 2002 press conference, when Rubens Barrichello had handed victory to Michael Schumacher, the pair were repeatedly challenged on why Massa had been ordered to gives up his win to Alonso. [...]