The C29s weren’t as quick at Hockenheim as they had been at Silverstone and neither driver was able to score points. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 14 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.550 (+0.466) 1’15.084 Race position 14 11 Average race lap 1’20.348 (+0.403) 1’19.945 Laps 66/67 66/67 Pit stops 2 1 … Continue reading Split strategy fails (Sauber race review)
After a frustrating start to the weekend with several reliability problems Virgin showed some pace in the race: Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 24 23 Qualifying time comparison 1’18.343 No time Race position 18 Average race lap 1’22.857 (-1.887) 1’24.745 Laps 64/67 50/67 Pit stops 1 0 You need to upgrade your Flash … Continue reading Glock leads newbies (Virgin race review)
Toro Rosso’s race was ruined when their drivers collided on the first lap. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 16 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.974 (+0.386) 1’15.588 Race position 15 Average race lap 1’45.623 (+25.01) 1’20.613 Laps 1/67 66/67 Pit stops 0 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive … Continue reading Team-mates collide (STR race review)
McLaren ran their exhaust-blown diffuser for the first time – despite losing precious testing time with it after Lewis Hamilton crashed on Friday. But they weren’t able to challenge their main rivals in qualifying or the race and never looked likely to threaten for a podium position.
Mercedes continue to post some of the fastest pit stops this year with Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher enjoying the fastest stops in the German Grand Prix. Here are the fastest pit stops during the German Grand Prix: Driver Team Pit stop time On lap 1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 3.992 24 2 Michael Schumacher Mercedes … Continue reading German Grand Prix pit stops
After failing to score at Silverstone Ferrari bounced back with a one-two at the Hockenheimring. But the race will only be remembered for their controversial decision to order Felipe Massa to let Fernando Alonso by to win. That might not have been needed had Alonso not made a crucial mistake which cost him an opportunity … Continue reading Crucial mistake delayed Alonso’s pursuit of Massa (Ferrari race review)
While all the attention was elsewhere Williams quietly reached a sad centenary of races without a win. And while Felipe Massa is yet to win a race in 2010 he has led more laps than team mate Fernando Alonso, who scored his second win. More stats and facts from the German Grand Prix below.
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
German Grand Prix pictures Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa faced a largely hostile media in the post-race press conference. In scenes reminiscent of the Austria 2002 press conference, when Rubens Barrichello had handed victory to Michael Schumacher, the pair were repeatedly challenged on why Massa had been ordered to gives up his win to Alonso. … Continue reading Ferrari duo hounded in press conference
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.
Ferrari have been fined $100,000 for breaking the Sporting Regulations during the German Grand Prix. The stewards of the race have also referred the matter to the World Motor Sports Council. The result of the race stands for the time being.
Fernando Alonso claimed his second win of 2010 in the German Grand Prix – but only after team mate Felipe Massa was ordered to give him the win. The change of positions has already drawn widespread criticism and both drivers were clearly subdued on the podium afterwards. The stewards are investigating the exchange of positions.
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
Ferrari controversially instructed Felipe Massa to hand victory in the German Grand Prix to Fernando Alonso.
Red Bull have their tenth pole position of the year but they’ve only managed to convert them into five wins so far. Sebastian Vettel will have to resist the fast Ferraris and his team mate if he’s to win on home ground. Take a look ahead to the German Grand Prix below.
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