2010 Malaysian Grand Prix articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Lotus 5th April 2010, 13:19

Lotus were the quickest of the new teams in qualifying but unreliability dogged them during the race. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 18 15 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’52.884 (+0.009) 1’52.875 Race position 17 Average race lap 1’50.895 (-11.611) 2’02.506 Laps 51/56 46/56 Pit stops 1 1 Jarno Trulli Narrowly missed out on reaching […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: HRT

A double finish for the HRT cars in Sepang Karun Chandhok Bruno Senna Qualifying position 22 23 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’56.299 (-0.97) 1’57.269 Race position 15 16 Average race lap 1’47.948 (-0.86) 1’48.807 Laps 53/56 52/56 Pit stops 1 1 Karun Chandhok Out-qualified his team mate in the wet session by almost a second. […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Sauber

It was a wasted race for Sauber after similar problems on both their cars. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 12 9 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’48.771 (+0.979) 1’47.792 Race position Average race lap 1’44.954 Laps 0/56 Pit stops 0 0 Pedro de la Rosa Failed to reach Q3 and qualified 12th. Stopped […]

Malaysian GP team-by-team: Virgin

Virgin achieved their first race finish thanks to Lucas di Grassi – but they might have got both cars home had Timo Glock not crashed out. Nonetheless technical director Nick Wirth was pleased the team had finally seen the chequered flag: We?ve come in for heavy criticism for our radical low-cost design approach and relative […]

2010 Malaysian Grand Prix stats and facts

With Ferrari, McLaren and now Red Bull taking turns to win in 2010 we’ve had three different teams win in the first three races – something which hasn’t happened in 20 years. Read on for more stats and facts from the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Malaysian Grand Prix in pictures 4th April 2010, 16:29

At Sepang we saw plenty of overtaking but – surprisingly – no more rain. Take a look back at the Malaysian Grand Prix in pictures.

How Hamilton and Massa raced to the front (Malaysian Grand Prix analysis)

Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa gained 14 positions during the race – but used very different tactics to do it. While Hamilton made several passes on the track, Massa made the same progress with a well-timed pit stop.

Drivers as stewards make presence felt as Hamilton gets black-and-white flag

Lewis Hamilton was shown the black-and-white flag during the Malaysian Grand Prix for weaving in front of Vitaly Petrov. He didn’t receive a penalty, but was warned not to repeat his actions.

Malaysian Grand Prix fastest laps

Fastest laps Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’37.054 2 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’37.231 0.177 3 Sebastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’37.610 0.556 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’37.745 0.691 5 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’37.784 0.730 6 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’37.813 0.759 7 Robert Kubica Renault 1’38.074 1.020 […]

Vettel first in Red Bull one-two at Sepang

Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two in the Malaysian Grand Prix. The German driver passed team mate Mark Webber on the first lap and kept the lead for almost every lap of the race. Felipe Massa took over the lead of the drivers’ championship after climbing from 21st to seventh, finishing behind Lewis Hamilton […]