Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 44 2 2 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 44 1.571 1.571 1 3 11 Robert Kubica Renault 44 3.493 1.922 3 4 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 44 8.264 4.771 6 5 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 44 9.094 0.830 8 6 4 … Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix result
Pedro de la Rosa will start the race from last place on the grid after becoming the fifth driver to take a grid penalty. He was handed a five-place penalty after changing to his ninth engine of the season. He is the first driver to exceed his allocation of eight engines. Here is the revised … Continue reading De la Rosa sent to the back of the grid
Mark Webber notched up his fifth pole position of 2010 for Red Bull in a thrilling qualifying session. The Ardennes weather was typically unpredictable, showering the track one moment then bathing it in sunshine the next. Take a look back at the action from qualifying and final practice in the selection of pictures below.
Row 1 1. Mark Webber 1’45.778Red Bull-Renault 2. Lewis Hamilton 1’45.863McLaren-Mercedes Row 2 3. Robert Kubica 1’46.100Renault 4. Sebastian Vettel 1’46.127Red Bull-Renault Row 3 5. Jenson Button 1’46.206McLaren-Mercedes 6. Felipe Massa 1’46.314Ferrari Row 4 7. Rubens Barrichello 1’46.602Williams-Cosworth 8. Adrian Sutil 1’46.659Force India-Mercedes Row 5 9. Nico H?â??lkenberg 1’47.053Williams-Cosworth 10. Fernando Alonso 1’47.441Ferrari Row 6 … Continue reading 2010 Belgian Grand Prix grid
Mark Webber gave Red Bull their 12th pole position of the year in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. He beat Lewis Hamilton by less than a tenth of a second, and the McLaren driver will start alongside him on the front row for tomorrow’s race. Robert Kubica put his upgraded Renault in third place … Continue reading Webber pips Hamilton for Spa pole position (Belgian Grand Prix qualifying)
The F1 teams had a precious 45 minutes’ dry running in final practice today before the rain returned to the Belgian track. Mark Webber had the fastest time at the moment the rain began to fall, just a tenth of a second faster than Lewis Hamilton. But Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel had another reliability … Continue reading Webber quickest as rain falls again
Rain fell on both the practice sessions at Spa today but it hit the first one the hardest, drenching the Ardennes forest track. After the four-week break several cars were sporting updated, notable the Renaults, which had their new F-ducts as well as a new sponsor on their sidepods. Sauber too have a new sponsor … Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix practice in pictures
Fernando Alonso maintained his position at the top of the time sheets in the second session at Spa-Francorchamps. But the session was disrupted for ten minutes as race control were concerned that some spectators had got into a dangerous area. After the stoppage the teams had just a few minutes to complete their running on … Continue reading Alonso fastest again in second session
Pouring rain in the first practice session at Spa made it even more difficult than usual to pick out which of the teams were quick at Spa. Here’s the interactive data showing all the drivers’ lap times as the track conditions played havoc with their plans during the first practice session.
Fernando Alonso headed the first F1 practice session at a very wet Spa-Francorchamps. The track was already well-doused before practice even begun and further rain during the 90 minutes sent the cars back into the pits on several occasions. The rain stopped and the sun came out before the chequered flag fell, allowing Alonso to … Continue reading Alonso quickest in rain at Spa
Which driver did the best job during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Sauber marked their 300th Grand Prix – including 85 started as BMW – with their best result of the season so far. Both drivers were in the points for the first time in 2010. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 9 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’21.891 (-0.331) 1’22.222 Race position 7 9 … Continue reading Reward in 300th GP (Sauber race review)
Kamui Kobayashi might not have fancied his chances of scoring a point from 23rd on the grid but he was able to pick up two, thanks in part to a very effective start. But Sebastian Vettel ended the race two places lower than he started, unable to attack Fernando Alonso for second. Perhaps he could … Continue reading How Kamui Kobayashi gained 14 places to finish ninth (Hungarian GP analysis)
Driver Team Pit stop time On lap 1 Jenson Button McLaren 3.582 14 2 Mark Webber Red Bull 3.588 43 3 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 3.6 15 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 3.638 15 5 Rubens Barrichello Williams 3.737 55 6 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber 3.861 16 7 Sebastien Buemi Toro Rosso 4.335 15 8 Fernando Alonso … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix pit stops
You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó 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 1’22.362 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’22.651 0.289 3 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1’22.811 0.449 4 Fernando Alonso … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix fastest laps
F1 was lucky to avoid disaster with two dramatic incidents which took place in the pit lane during the Hungarian Grand Prix. First Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes shed a wheel which struck a mechanic. Moments later Robert Kubica and Adrian Sutil collided in between their teams’ pit boxes. Those incidents and more are captured in the … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix in pictures
Mark Webber scored his fourth win of 2010 in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 161 2 Lewis Hamilton 157 3 Sebastian Vettel 151 4 Jenson Button 147 5 Fernando Alonso 141 6 Felipe Massa 97 7 Nico Rosberg 94 8 Robert Kubica 89 9 Michael Schumacher 38 10 Adrian Sutil 35 11 Rubens Barrichello 30 12 Vitaly Petrov 17 13 Kamui … Continue reading Webber takes championship lead – points standings in full
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 70 2 2 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 70 17.821 17.821 3 3 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 70 19.252 1.431 1 4 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 70 27.474 8.222 4 5 12 Vitaly Petrov Renault 70 73.192 45.718 7 6 10 … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix result
Qualifying at the Hungaroring was a very one-sided affair. The Red Bull pair dominated proceedings and left the other 22 cars as little more than bit-players. Here’s a look back at today’s qualifying session in pictures.