Hamilton: Alonso would have passed me

Korean Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton said he would have struggled to win the Korean Grand Prix even if he hadn’t gone off in front of eventual winner Fernando Alonso. Hamilton told his official website: I think it would have been extremely difficult. For the whole race, I was struggling with grip, and having trouble getting the car slowed … Continue reading Hamilton: Alonso would have passed me

Button: “I will fight until it’s impossible”

Korean Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Jenson Button vowed to continue his efforts to retain his F1 title despite falling 42 points behind in the title race with only 50 left to be won. Button told his official website: I’ve always said that I will fight until it?s mathematically impossible. Sure, looking at it written down on paper, you’ve got to … Continue reading Button: “I will fight until it’s impossible”

Horner hits back over Webber criticism

Korean Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner described claims that driver Mark Webber tried to take one of his championship rivals out during the Korean Grand Prix as “absurd”. After crashing into a wall on lap 19 of the race Webber’s car swung into the path of Nico Rosberg. The Mercedes driver was running fourth at … Continue reading Horner hits back over Webber criticism

Montezemolo: “We haven’t won yet”

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Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo urged his team not to take success for granted after Fernando Alonso took the lead of the drivers’ championship in the Korean Grand Prix. Montezemolo told Ferrari staff, “Let?s keep our feet on the ground, because we have not actually won anything yet.” Alonso is 11 points ahead of Mark … Continue reading Montezemolo: “We haven’t won yet”

Sutil fined (Force India race review)

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Sixth place for Vitantonio Liuzzi equalled the best result of his F1 career. But team mate Adrian Sutil had a race to forget. Adrian Sutil Vitantonio Liuzzi Qualifying position 14 17 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’38.572 (-0.383) 1’38.955 Race position 6 Laps 46/55 55/55 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player … Continue reading Sutil fined (Force India race review)

Eleven points lost (Williams race review)

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Williams were on course for fifth and sixth places with five laps to go before their drivers hit trouble. They ended up with seventh and tenth which keeps them behind Force India in the constructors’ championship. Rubens Barrichello Nico H???lkenberg Qualifying position 10 11 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’37.511 (-0.109) 1’37.620 Race position 7 10 … Continue reading Eleven points lost (Williams race review)

Point lost on last lap (STR race review)

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Jaime Alguersuari came close to end a point-less streak that stretched back to the Spanish Grand Prix. Team mate Sebastien Buemi endured a messy race and eventually picked up a penalty for crashing into Timo Glock. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari Qualifying position 16 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’38.594 (+0.741) 1’37.853 Race position 11 Laps … Continue reading Point lost on last lap (STR race review)

Petrov crashes out (Renault race review)

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A heavy crash cost Vitaly Petrov a potential points finish. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’37.179 (-0.62) 1’37.799 Race position 5 Laps 55/55 39/55 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Robert Kubica Looked set to … Continue reading Petrov crashes out (Renault race review)

Contact delays drivers (Lotus race review)

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Hydraulic problems delayed Jarno Trulli in Korea and both drivers made costly contact with rivals during the race. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 18 21 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’40.521 (-1.247) 1’41.768 Race position 13 Laps 25/55 54/55 Pit stops 2 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart … Continue reading Contact delays drivers (Lotus race review)