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Lewis Hamilton wins despite strategy blunder (2008 German GP review) 20th July 2008, 17:09

Lewis Hamilton was dominating the German Grand Prix until a safety car appearance threw his race into disarray. His McLaren team made a clear mistake by failing to bring him into the pits – leaving him to fight his way back to the front of the field the hard way. After taking his delayed stop […]

Nelson Piquet Jnr: was he lucky or good?

Nelson Piquet Jnr has not had the best of seasons so far. I picked him as the worst driver of the year so far when I ranked them all after the British Grand Prix and few of you seemed to disagree. Today he gave Renault their first podium finish of the year. But how much […]

Timo Glock crashes but is unhurt (video)

Timo Glock escaped this major crash in the German Grand Prix without serious injury: Glock lost control of his car on lap 36 after an apparent right-rear suspension failure. It happened at the exit of the final corner, where drivers have been running wide all weekend.

Championship positions after the German German Prix

Lewis Hamilton takes a four-point lead in the drivers’ championship with his win in the German Grand Prix. Felipe Massa is second ahead of team mate Kimi Raikkonen. Ferrari remain the team to beat in the constructors’ championship but McLaren have closed to within four points of second-placed BMW. And the battle for fourth place […]

2008 German Grand Prix Live Blog

Join in the German Grand Prix live blog below. Here are some useful links: Links to live F1 video (please post any new video links here) Live F1 timing Radio commentary (UK) To read earlier messages in the live blog it will be easier if you turn off automatic scrolling using the button above. Launch […]

German GP: thoughts on the start

McLaren’s strong qualifying positions puts them in the perfect place to take control of the German Grand Prix. What can Ferrari do to stop them? Here are some thoughts on how the first corner might play out.

2008 German GP qualifying: Hamilton beats Massa to Hockenheim pole 19th July 2008, 14:11

Lewis Hamilton carried the momentum of his home Grand Prix win into the German Grand Prix weekend to claim pole positon for tomorrow’s race ahead of Felipe Massa. Hamilton’s team mate Kovalainen will line up third after a mistake on his first lap. But championship rival Kimi Raikkonen starts a poor sixth.

Video: German GP history 1977-2008

Here’s the second part of Journeyer’s guide to the German Grand Prix. After 1976 the German Grand Prix was no longer held at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. From 1977 to 2006 the race was held at the Hockenheimring with one exception – in 1985 when the race was run on the new Nurburgring circuit.

2008 German Grand Prix: predictions 18th July 2008, 7:00

If one of F1?s top four drivers in the championship wins the German Grand Prix they?re likely to become the new leader in the title race. Will Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen or Robert Kubica take the win? Could Heikki Kovalainen or Nick Heidfeld claim their first victories and become the 100th different Grand […]

Video: 2008 German GP preview 16th July 2008, 2:45

Here’s the German Grand Prix preview video with a video lap of the Hockenheimring circuit, Murray Walker on Niki Lauda’s near-fatal crash in 1976 and interviews with Timo Glock and other drivers.