Vettel tops final practice session


Sebastian Vettel took up his usual place at the top of the times in final practice for his home race. The Red Bull driver beat Fernando Alonso by two-tenths of a second in a late flurry of laps as the track dried out at the end of the hour’s running.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/7/2010


Don’t forget to get those predictions in before final practice starts in a few hours’ time. Make your German Grand Prix predictions now. Here’s today’s round-up: Links German GP Chalk Talk (Speed TV) “Steve Matchett offers a behind-the-scenes look at how Formula One teams attach the nose cone to the chassis and how they manage … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/7/2010

Ferrari & Red Bull lead the way (German GP practice two interactive data)


Red Bull and Ferrari look very closely matched after the second practice session at the Hockenheimring – Sebastian Vettel described the red cars as “extremely competitive”. But question marks remain over McLaren’s pace following a disrupted session, with the team yet to decide whether they will run their new exhaust-blown diffuser during the rest of … Continue reading Ferrari & Red Bull lead the way (German GP practice two interactive data)

German Grand Prix practice in pictures


Rainy weather greeted the teams as practice began at the Hockenheimring today. There’s a lot of soggy-looking cars and drivers in this selection of pictures from today’s practice. Plus some new logos on the Red Bulls and yet another new helmet for Sebastian Vettel.

Alonso quickest in dry second session


Fernando Alonso topped a largely dry second practice session at the Hockenheimring, setting a best lap of 1’16.265 in his Ferrari. Second fastest was Sebstian Vettel and their team mates were third and fourth fastest.