2010 Hungarian Grand Prix articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Unreliability and poor pace costs McLaren title lead (McLaren race review) 2nd August 2010, 0:27

Lewis Hamilton lost the lead of the drivers’ championship and McLaren surrendered first place in the constructors’ rankings after a poor showing from the team in Hungary. Jenson Button also had a bad weekend, failing to reach Q3 again and struggling to keep up with the Saubers.

Alonso splits Red Bulls for valuable second place (Ferrari race review) 1st August 2010, 23:53

A win never looked on the cards for Ferrari given Red Bull’s performance advantage. But Fernando Alonso was able to split the RB6s on race day giving him a useful haul of points. Team mate Felipe Massa, however, never figured in the battle at the front.

First zero of 2010 (Mercedes race review)

Mercedes failed to score for the first time in 2010 at the Hungaroring. And Michael Schumacher came in for criticism after a dangerous move on Rubens Barrichello. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 14 6 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’21.630 (+0.819) 1’20.811 Race position 11 Average race lap 1’28.262 (-1.436) 1’29.699 Laps 69/70 15/70 Pit […]

Points for Petrov (Renault race review)

Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 7 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’21.328 (+0.099) 1’21.229 Race position 5 Average race lap 1’37.270 (+9.573) 1’27.697 Laps 23/70 70/70 Pit stops 2 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Robert Kubica At the end of free practice both […]

Both cars in points (Williams race review)

Williams had both cars in the points once again, reducing Force India’s lead over them in the constructors’ championship to seven points. Rubens Barrichello Nico H???lkenberg Qualifying position 12 10 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’21.331 (+0.056) 1’21.275 Race position 10 6 Average race lap 1’27.980 (+0.233) 1’27.747 Laps 69/70 70/70 Pit stops 1 1 You […]

Sutil taken out (Force India race review)

After their tyre blunder in Hockenheim Force India managed to make a similar mistake in the first practice session, sending reserve driver Paul di Resta out on the wrong rubber, and were fined. The had more problems in the pits on race day but on this occasion they were completely blameless. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi […]

Reward in 300th GP (Sauber race review)

Sauber marked their 300th Grand Prix – including 85 started as BMW – with their best result of the season so far. Both drivers were in the points for the first time in 2010. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 9 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’21.891 (-0.331) 1’22.222 Race position 7 9 […]

Bad start for Buemi (STR race review)

Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 15 17 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’21.897 (-0.101) 1’21.998 Race position 12 Average race lap 1’28.358 (-15.662) 1’44.020 Laps 69/70 1/70 Pit stops 1 0 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Sebastien Buemi Blamed a lack of downforce for the […]

Best new team again (Lotus race review)

Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 20 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’24.199 (+0.079) 1’24.120 Race position 15 14 Average race lap 1’30.575 (+0.013) 1’30.562 Laps 67/70 67/70 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Jarno Trulli Felt he wasn’t able to extract […]

Pit stops spoil race (Virgin race review)

Hopes were high on Saturday after Timo Glock out-qualified the Lotuses but pit stop problems in the race frustrated Virgin. Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 18 21 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’24.050 (-1.068) 1’25.118 Race position 16 18 Average race lap 1’30.973 (-1.802) 1’32.775 Laps 67/70 66/70 Pit stops 1 2 You need […]

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