Split strategy fails (Sauber race review)

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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)

Glock leads newbies (Virgin race review)

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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)

Team-mates collide (STR race review)

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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)

Crucial mistake delayed Alonso’s pursuit of Massa (Ferrari race review)

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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)

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)

Ferrari duo hounded in press conference

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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

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