Mark Webber scores his first pole position (German Grand Prix Qualifying)

Mark Webber will start from pole position for the first time in his F1 career tomorrow after mastering tricky conditions at the Nurburgring. The Brawns of Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button will line up behind him with Sebastian Vettel only fourth for his home race. Lewis Hamilton’s rejuvenated McLaren starts from fifth on the grid.

German Grand Prix grid

1. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’32.230 2. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’32.357 3. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’32.473 4. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’32.480 5. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’32.616 6. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’33.859 7. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes – 1’34.316 8. Felipe Massa, Ferrari – 1’34.574 9. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari […]

German Grand Prix Practice 3 live blog

Review the German Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.

F1 links: Ecclestone says Mosley will go

In a new development in the FIA-FOTA row, Bernie Ecclestone has publicly declared he expects Max Mosley to stand down in October. It probably won’t make the teams any less wary of the situation, but it rather undermines Mosley’s threat to remain at the head of the FIA. Max Mosley will stand down, Bernie Ecclestone […]

Ari Vatanen: The man who would challenge Max Mosley (Video)

Ari Vatanen has declared he will stand for election as president of the FIA in the October elections. Vatanen is well-known to motor racing fans having been a world rally champion and survived a serious crash in 1985. But his subsequent political career and passion for improving road safety also mark him out as a […]

Predict the German Grand Prix winner

With the balance of power between the top teams less clear than it was a few weeks ago, and rain threatening for the German Grand Prix, this weekend’s predictions challenge could be one of the trickiest we’ve had this year. Can you name the pole sitter and top three in the Grand Prix correctly? Join […]

Special helmets for Glock and Heidfeld (Update: And Vettel’s got one too!)

Two of this weekend’s five home drivers – Timo Glock and Nick Heidfeld – are using special helmet designs created by fans in separate competitions. Here’s a look at the designs.

Timo Glock on the Nurburgring (video)

Video

Here’s a look ahead to the German Grand Prix with Toyota’s Timo Glock. He drives the Nurburgring in a Lexus IS-F and answers some fans’ question (while, for reasons that aren’t explained, driving a race simulator of a track that doesn’t look much like the N???rburgirng. Can anyone tell what it is?)

The one-off Grand Prix tracks

Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]

F1 links: Walker criticises Mosley

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Ferrari or bust, says GP chief Australian Grand Prix organiser Ron Walker: "In my view […]

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