Vettel not pressuring Ferraris ahead of switch (German Grand Prix analysis)

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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)

2010 German Grand Prix grid

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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???lkenberg 1’15.339Williams-Cosworth Row 6 11. … Continue reading 2010 German Grand Prix grid

Debris delays Chandhok (HRT race review)

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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)

Ferrari suffer worst race finish since 1978 (British Grand Prix facts and stats)

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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)

How Button went from 14th to fourth (British Grand Prix analysis)

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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)

British Grand Prix fastest laps

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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