For the second race in a row Sebastian Vettel took pole position and led convincingly – until his car failed. After the race he rued that his car problems meant he only has 12 points when he should have 50. Are Red Bull’s reliability problems going to cost him a shot at the championship? Vettel’s … Continue reading Unreliability costs Vettel another win
Lewis Hamilton performed brilliantly in the Australian Grand Prix but was clearly angry at finishing only sixth having run third earlier in the race. Hamilton blamed the team’s decision for him to make a second stop for tyres on lap 35. That dropped him behind the Ferraris of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso. Although he … Continue reading Hamilton fumes after strategy mistake
Jenson Button scored his first win for McLaren in his second start for the team at Melbourne. The world champion made an early switch to slick tyres on a damp track which paid dividends. But once again Sebastian Vettel lost the lead with an apparent car failure on his Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton endured a … Continue reading Button wins thrilling Australian GP
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 58 4 2 11 Robert Kubica Renault 58 12.034 12.034 9 3 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 58 14.488 2.454 5 4 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 58 16.304 1.816 3 5 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 58 16.683 0.379 6 6 2 Lewis Hamilton … Continue reading Australian Grand Prix result
F1 drivers’ points after Australia 2010 Position Driver Points 1 Fernando Alonso 37 2 Felipe Massa 33 3 Jenson Button 31 4 Lewis Hamilton 23 5 Nico Rosberg 20 6 Robert Kubica 18 7 Sebastian Vettel 12 8 Michael Schumacher 9 9 Vitantonio Liuzzi 8 10 Mark Webber 6 11 Rubens Barrichello 5 =12 Nico … Continue reading F1 championship points after Australia
Review the Australian Grand Prix live blog below. Bahrain Grand Prix Live Blog Useful links Track map Race programme Live F1 video FAQ Live F1 timing Melbourne weather radar 2010 Australian Grand Prix grid Launch the F1 Fanatic Live blog in a new window by clicking here
Those of you on Britain can hear me on Talksport radio tonight at around 8.45pm discussing the Australian Grand Prix. I understand one of the people I’ll be talking to is Eddie Irvine, who of course won the race back in 1999. I was also on Sky News yesterday at half one talking about Lewis … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 28/3/2010
After losing a likely win at Bahrain due to a car problem Sebastian Vettel starts from pole position again at Melbourne. Can he win this time? With a chance of rain, first-lap crashes and safety car appearances the Australian Grand Prix presents a challenging conundrum for race strategists.