2010 Turkish Grand Prix articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Hamilton’s engineer got it wrong over Button pass, Whitmarsh admits 8th June 2010, 10:43

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said the message given to Lewis Hamilton during the Turkish Grand Prix that Jenson Button would not overtake him was “wrong”. During the Grand Prix race engineer Phil Prew advised him Button would not overtake. Whitmarsh admitted that Button’s pass on Hamilton came “shortly after” that message was given. He […]

Technical review: Turkish Grand Prix 6th June 2010, 12:00

How did McLaren get on terms with Red Bull in Istanbul? F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer takes a look at the changes to the cars in Istanbul. On the face of it the Turkish Grand Prix should have been an easy one-two for Red Bull. The Milton Keynes-based outfit had almost a second a […]

McLaren told Hamilton Button wouldn’t pass him during the Turkish Grand Prix 4th June 2010, 13:11

McLaren told Lewis Hamilton that Jenson Button would not pass him during the Turkish Grand Prix. New footage of the Turkish Grand Prix posted on the official F1 website reveals Hamilton asked the team “If I back off is Jenson going to pass me or not?” He was told “No Lewis, no.” This audio clip […]

Hamilton praises “incredible development” 3rd June 2010, 18:24

Lewis Hamilton has praised McLaren’s rate of development since the start of the season after recording his first win of the year in the Turkish Grand Prix. Hamilton told his official website: I can?t keep the smile off my face ?ǣ we are absolutely on it! Last year, you saw what we could do when […]

‘It won’t happen again’ – Webber

Red Bull have issued another statement which the team hopes will ‘draw a line’ under the fall-out from their drivers’ collision on lap 40 of the Turkish Grand Prix. Mark Webber Said the pair will not allow a repeat of the collision: It?s a shame for the team, as we lost a good opportunity to […]

Kobayashi: ‘Q3 means more than a point’

Kamui Kobayashi praised his team’s effort in getting both cars to finish for the first time in 2010 last weekend. But he admitted reaching the top ten in qualifying gave him more satisfaction: Definitely qualifying means more to me because it shows my true performance. In a race you can always benefit from somebody else?s […]

A brilliant race in Turkey shows F1 is on the right track (Making F1 better) 2nd June 2010, 12:32

The Turkish Grand Prix was a fantastic race – and it didn’t need a single drop of rain to liven things up. F1 Fanatic readers rated the Turkish Grand Prix higher than any other dry race weekend since our “Rate the Race” polls began at the start of 2008. After the criticisms of ‘boring F1′ […]

Horner blames both drivers for crash 1st June 2010, 15:14

Red Bull have responded to criticism of their reaction to the crash between their drivers in the Turkish Grand Prix, issuing a Q&A with team boss Christian Horner in which he divides blame for the accident between both drivers. Horner also confirmed that Mark Webber had been instructed to turn his engine down before Sebastian […]

Renault aiming to beat Mercedes

Turkish Grand Prix in pictures Renault chief race engineer Alan Permane said the team were “disappointed” not to have beaten Mercedes in the Turkish Grand Prix. Permane said: Robert drove another great race and it?s good to pick up some more points, but we were a little disappointed not to get ahead of Mercedes because […]

2010 Turkish Grand Prix – the complete F1 Fanatic race weekend review

Find all the F1 Fanatic Turkish Grand Prix coverage in one place below ?ǣ from Friday practice to the post-race review and our live comments on every session.