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2008 German GP Facts & Stats

The 2008 German Grand Prix saw the youngest ever podium. Plus Kimi Raikkonen failed to match the record for most consecutive fastest lap, while Nick Heidfeld goes after the record of most consecutive finishes. More stats and facts from the German Grand Prix below.

2008 German Grand Prix pictures

Pictures

Here’s a look back at the German Grand Prix weekend with a gallery of 33 high-resolution photographs of all the teams.

Ryan Briscoe takes second win of 2008 at Mid-Ohio (Indy Car)

Ryan Briscoe won for Penske at Mid-Ohio in a hectic race that started on a wet track. Briscoe started second alongside Helio Castroneves but dropped back early on as Justin Wilson and Scott Dixon passed him. But with a few laps the drivers were switxhing to slick tyres and the two that changed earliest – […]

Lewis Hamilton wins despite strategy blunder (2008 German GP review)

Lewis Hamilton was dominating the German Grand Prix until a safety car appearance threw his race into disarray. His McLaren team made a clear mistake by failing to bring him into the pits – leaving him to fight his way back to the front of the field the hard way. After taking his delayed stop […]

Nelson Piquet Jnr: was he lucky or good?

Nelson Piquet Jnr has not had the best of seasons so far. I picked him as the worst driver of the year so far when I ranked them all after the British Grand Prix and few of you seemed to disagree. Today he gave Renault their first podium finish of the year. But how much […]

Timo Glock crashes but is unhurt (video)

Video

Timo Glock escaped this major crash in the German Grand Prix without serious injury: Glock lost control of his car on lap 36 after an apparent right-rear suspension failure. It happened at the exit of the final corner, where drivers have been running wide all weekend.

Championship positions after the German German Prix

Lewis Hamilton takes a four-point lead in the drivers’ championship with his win in the German Grand Prix. Felipe Massa is second ahead of team mate Kimi Raikkonen. Ferrari remain the team to beat in the constructors’ championship but McLaren have closed to within four points of second-placed BMW. And the battle for fourth place […]

Pantano wins after Grosjean penalised; Chandhok takes sprint win (GP2)

Romain Grosjean drove an excellent race at the Hockenheimring to beat Giorgio Pantano to the chequered flag. Grosjean followed Pantano closesly throughout the race and took advantage of a heavy shower late in the race to overtake the championship leader. But on the following lap he overtook the lapped Marko Asmer under a yellow flag. […]

German GP: thoughts on the start

McLaren’s strong qualifying positions puts them in the perfect place to take control of the German Grand Prix. What can Ferrari do to stop them? Here are some thoughts on how the first corner might play out.