2010 British Grand Prix articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Buemi unable to score (STR race review) 12th July 2010, 12:57

Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 16 17 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’31.901 (-0.529) 1’32.430 Race position 12 Average race lap 1’38.574 (-0.605) 1’39.179 Laps 52/52 44/52 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Sebastien Buemi Made an excellent start from 16th to […]

Trulli edges Kovalainen (Lotus race review)

The two Lotus drivers were separated by just two tenths of a second at the end of the British Grand Prix. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 21 18 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’34.864 (+0.459) 1’34.405 Race position 16 17 Average race lap 1’41.439 (-0.005) 1’41.443 Laps 51/52 51/52 Pit stops 1 1 You need […]

Glock battles Lotuses (Virgin race review)

An aerodynamic upgrade brought Virgin back on terms with Lotus. Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 19 22 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’34.775 (-0.437) 1’35.212 Race position 18 Average race lap 1’41.567 (-3.938) 1’45.505 Laps 50/52 9/52 Pit stops 1 0 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in […]

Debris delays Chandhok (HRT race review)

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 […]

Kubica’s first DNF (Renault race review)

Renault failed to score at Silverstone after driveshaft failures and punctures spoiled their drivers’ races. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 6 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’31.344 (-0.452) 1’31.796 Race position 13 Average race lap 1’40.888 (+2.088) 1’38.800 Laps 19/52 52/52 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap […]

Sutil in top ten (Force India race review)

Adrian Sutil finished in the points for the sixth race in a row and is now just one point between Michael Schumacher in the world championship. But Vitantonio Liuzzi finished out of the points after collecting a penalty in qualifying. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 11 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’31.399 (-0.309) 1’31.708 […]

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

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 […]

Hamilton and Button limit damage with second and fourth (McLaren race review) 11th July 2010, 23:14

The defining moment of McLaren’s weekend came on Friday evening when they abandoned their plans to run their new exhaust-driven diffuser. After the race team principal Martin Whitmarsh admitted he’d have “ripped someone’s arm off” to ensure their second and fourth-placed finishes on a weekend when Red Bull and Ferrari were quicker.

Webber wins but team tensions hit new high (Red Bull race review)

Red Bull began the weekend trying to put psychological pressure on McLaren’s drivers, saying the friendly relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button is purely for show. Maybe it is, but there’s no hiding the growing animosity within the Red Bull camp as the team again found themselves accused of favouring Sebastian Vettel over Mark […]

Podium for Rosberg as Schumacher struggles (Mercedes race review)

The British Grand Prix was a race of mixed fortunes for the Mercedes drivers. Nico Rosberg claimed his third podium finish of 2010 as the team bounced back from a couple of poor results. However Michael Schumacher endured a difficult race, being passed by Adrian Sutil and Sebastian Vettel, leaving him ninth.