Hamilton “surprised” by Button’s pass (Turkish Grand Prix team-by-team)


While the drama at Red Bull was impossible to miss, McLaren’s one-two win at Istanbul wasn’t a straightforward affair either. After the race there was talk of “confusion” over the drivers’ instructions to save fuel. Lewis Hamilton spoke of being “surprised” that Jenson Button caught and passed him – before Hamilton reversed the move.

Turkish Grand Prix fastest laps


Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Vitaly Petrov Renault 1’29.165 2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’29.195 0.030 3 Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’29.535 0.370 4 Robert Kubica Renault 1’29.580 0.415 5 Sebastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1’29.588 0.423 6 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1’29.810 0.645 7 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’29.895 0.730 8 Adrian … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix fastest laps

Turkish Grand Prix in pictures


Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic and controversial Turkish Grand Prix. Review the race in pictures below – including that controversial collision between the Red Bull team mates.

How Vettel and Webber got on a collision course (Turkish GP team-by-team)


How did Sebastian Vettel suddenly get close enough to team mate Mark Webber to make the fateful move than destroyed their hopes of a one-two? The interactive chart below shows how Vettel suddenly started lapping quicker than Webber in the minutes before the collision. Rumours claim Red Bull instructed Vettel to turn up his engine … Continue reading How Vettel and Webber got on a collision course (Turkish GP team-by-team)

Turkish Grand Prix result


Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 58 5 2 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 58 2.645 2.645 8 3 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 58 24.285 21.640 1 4 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 58 31.110 6.825 7 5 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 58 32.266 1.156 6 6 11 Robert … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix result