Although Red Bull showed impressive pace in the first practice session at the Hungaroring it’s clear we haven’t seen representative times from all their rivals. Chief among which are Ferrari and McLaren who were running different programmes this morning in Hungary.
The Red Bull drivers were emphatically quickest in first practice at the Hungaroring. Sebastian Vettel led Mark Webber as the pair ended the session a second quicker than their rivals. Renault’s Robert Kubica was the best of the rest.
Which driver did the best job during the German Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the German Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
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 … Continue reading Vettel not pressuring Ferraris ahead of switch (German Grand Prix analysis)
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 1’15.824 2 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’15.880 0.056 3 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’16.097 0.273 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes … Continue reading German Grand Prix fastest laps
It wasn’t a very happy-looking podium ceremony after the German Grand Prix. The controversial circumstances of the race left Felipe Massa in particular looking rather subdued. Have a look those pictures and more from the race in the selection below.
Drivers’ championship points Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 157 2 Jenson Button 143 3 Mark Webber 136 4 Sebastian Vettel 136 5 Fernando Alonso 123 6 Nico Rosberg 94 7 Robert Kubica 89 8 Felipe Massa 85 9 Michael Schumacher 38 10 Adrian Sutil 35 11 Rubens Barrichello 29 12 Kamui Kobayashi 15 13 … Continue reading Hamilton retains title lead – points in full
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 67 2 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 67 4.196 4.196 3 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 67 5.121 0.925 4 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 67 26.896 21.775 5 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 67 29.482 2.586 6 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 67 43.606 … Continue reading German Grand Prix result
Red Bull scored their tenth pole positions from 11 attempts in 2010 at the Hockenheimring. Take a look back at pictures from the session below in which home hero Sebastian Vettel came out on top with the Ferraris in close pursuit.
Sebastian Vettel beat Fernando Alonso to pole position by just two thousandths of a second at the Hockenheimring. Felipe Massa underlined Ferrari’s improved pace by taking third place, capitalising on a mistake by Mark Webber who will start fourth.
Row 1 1. Sebastian Vettel 1’13.791Red Bull-Renault 2. Fernando Alonso 1’13.793Ferrari Row 2 3. Felipe Massa 1’14.290Ferrari 4. Mark Webber 1’14.347Red Bull-Renault Row 3 5. Jenson Button 1’14.427McLaren-Mercedes 6. Lewis Hamilton 1’14.566McLaren-Mercedes Row 4 7. Robert Kubica 1’15.079Renault 8. Rubens Barrichello 1’15.109Williams-Cosworth Row 5 9. Nico Rosberg 1’15.179Mercedes 10. Nico H?â??lkenberg 1’15.339Williams-Cosworth Row 6 11. … Continue reading 2010 German Grand Prix grid
Sebastian Vettel took up his usual place at the top of the times in final practice for his home race. The Red Bull driver beat Fernando Alonso by two-tenths of a second in a late flurry of laps as the track dried out at the end of the hour’s running.
Bruno Senna and Sakon Yamamoto will be HRT’s drivers in the German Grand Prix next week. Senna will return to the car having been absent during the British Grand Prix. A statement from the team said Karun Chandhok will return to the cockpit “at some later races this season”.
Which driver did the best job during the British Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the British Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
The most dramatic moment of the weekend for HRT came when they decided to replace regular driver Bruno Senna with Sakon Yamamoto. Senna is expected to return to the car at the next race. Karun Chandhok Sakon Yamamoto Qualifying position 23 24 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’36.576 (-0.392) 1’36.968 Race position 19 20 Average race … Continue reading Debris delays Chandhok (HRT race review)
You have to go back to the days of Gilles Villeneuve and Carlos Reutemann (pictured) to find a worse result for Ferrari than their 14th and 15th in yesterday’s British Grand Prix. Red Bull, meanwhile, have led twice as many laps as everyone else put together this year – yet still aren’t leading the world … Continue reading Ferrari suffer worst race finish since 1978 (British Grand Prix facts and stats)
It was an exercise in damage limitation for Jenson Button in the British Grand Prix as he rose from 14th on the grid to salvage fourth place – enough for him to hold on to second in the championship. He managed it by gaining more places than anyone else at the start, delaying his pit … Continue reading How Button went from 14th to fourth (British Grand Prix analysis)
The new-look Silverstone served up an exciting Grand Prix with lots of overtaking in the latter stages of the race – and a fair amount of controversy too. Take a look back at some of the highlights from the race in the collection of pictures below.
Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’30.874 2 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’31.646 0.772 3 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’31.967 1.093 4 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’32.364 1.490 5 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1’32.484 1.610 6 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’32.758 1.884 7 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’32.952 2.078 8 Sebastien Buemi … Continue reading British Grand Prix fastest laps
Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix after team mate Sebastian Vettel went off on the first lap. Lewis Hamilton capitalised on Vettel’s problems to take second place and hold on to the lead of the championship. And Nico Rosberg held off Jenson Button to claim the final podium place for Mercedes.