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

“Lewis didn’t mean to give me puncture”

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British Grand Prix in pictures Sebastian Vettel said he doesn’t think Lewis Hamilton meant to give him the puncture that ruined his race. The pair clashed at the first corner for the second race in a row. Speaking after finishing seventh in the British Grand Prix Vettel said: There’s not much to say. I was … Continue reading “Lewis didn’t mean to give me puncture”

Hamilton increases lead – full championship points after Silverstone

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Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 145 2 Jenson Button 133 3 Mark Webber 128 4 Sebastian Vettel 121 5 Fernando Alonso 98 6 Nico Rosberg 90 7 Robert Kubica 83 8 Felipe Massa 67 9 Michael Schumacher 36 10 Adrian Sutil 35 11 Rubens Barrichello 29 12 Kamui Kobayashi 15 13 Vitantonio … Continue reading Hamilton increases lead – full championship points after Silverstone

The biggest threat to Red Bull is themselves (British GP pre-race analysis)

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Red Bull have been fastest in every session so far this weekend. But they’ve thrown away scores of points this year through driver errors and unreliability in the races. Can they banish those demons to score a second consecutive one-two at Silverstone? Or will the fragile RB6s and its warring drivers allow the likes of … Continue reading The biggest threat to Red Bull is themselves (British GP pre-race analysis)

Should Webber have got Red Bull’s new front wing instead of Vettel? (Poll)

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Sebastian Vettel is on pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix. But team mate Mark Webber could be starting from the coveted P1 had Red Bull team principal Christian Horner not taken a controversial decision to take the team’s new front wing off Webber’s car and put it on Vettel’s. Did Horner make the right … Continue reading Should Webber have got Red Bull’s new front wing instead of Vettel? (Poll)

2010 British Grand Prix grid

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Row 1 1. Sebastian Vettel 1’29.615Red Bull-Renault 2. Mark Webber 1’29.758Red Bull-Renault Row 2 3. Fernando Alonso 1’30.426Ferrari 4. Lewis Hamilton 1’30.556McLaren-Mercedes Row 3 5. Nico Rosberg 1’30.625Mercedes 6. Robert Kubica 1’31.040Renault Row 4 7. Felipe Massa 1’31.172Ferrari 8. Rubens Barrichello 1’31.175Williams-Cosworth Row 5 9. Pedro de la Rosa 1’31.274Sauber-Ferrari 10. Michael Schumacher 1’31.430Mercedes Row … Continue reading 2010 British Grand Prix grid

‘More to come’ from revised McLaren (British GP practice interactive data)

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McLaren have a lot of work to do to get the most out of their new exhaust package at Silverstone this weekend. Having ended second practice 1.5 seconds off Red Bull, Lewis Hamilton admitted: “We haven?t got the optimum out of the car yet, there?s still more to come.?? See below for the interactive data … Continue reading ‘More to come’ from revised McLaren (British GP practice interactive data)