Malaysian Grand Prix fastest laps

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Fastest laps

RankDriverCarFastest lapDeficit to fastest lap
1Mark WebberRed Bull-Renault1’37.054
2Fernando AlonsoFerrari1’37.2310.177
3Sebastien BuemiToro Rosso-Ferrari1’37.6100.556
4Lewis HamiltonMcLaren-Mercedes1’37.7450.691
5Felipe MassaFerrari1’37.7840.730
6Sebastian VettelRed Bull-Renault1’37.8130.759
7Robert KubicaRenault1’38.0741.020
8Nico RosbergMercedes1’38.1291.075
9Adrian SutilForce India-Mercedes1’38.1601.106
10Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes1’38.5011.447
11Nico H?Ô??lkenbergWilliams-Cosworth1’39.1242.070
12Rubens BarrichelloWilliams-Cosworth1’39.4282.374
13Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso-Ferrari1’39.4892.435
14Vitaly PetrovRenault1’40.6933.639
15Michael SchumacherMercedes1’42.0845.030
16Vitantonio LiuzziForce India-Mercedes1’42.5945.540
17Heikki KovalainenLotus-Cosworth1’42.7015.647
18Lucas di GrassiVirgin-Cosworth1’43.2246.170
19Kamui KobayashiSauber-Ferrari1’43.3406.286
20Jarno TrulliLotus-Cosworth1’43.7536.699
21Karun ChandhokHRT-Cosworth1’44.7907.736
22Bruno SennaHRT-Cosworth1’45.3348.280
23Timo GlockVirgin-Cosworth1’58.42321.369
24Pedro de la RosaSauber-Ferrari

Top 50 fastest laps

RankDriverLap timeLap
1

Mark Webber97.05453
2

Fernando Alonso97.23141
3

Fernando Alonso97.41539
4

Sebastien Buemi97.6154
5

Fernando Alonso97.62840
6

Fernando Alonso97.63338
7

Fernando Alonso97.66942
8

Lewis Hamilton97.74532
9

Sebastien Buemi97.7556
10

Felipe Massa97.78448
11

Sebastian Vettel97.81353
12

Felipe Massa97.84651
13

Felipe Massa97.8946
14

Mark Webber97.89340
15

Felipe Massa97.95545
16

Mark Webber97.9752
17

Felipe Massa98.00228
18

Sebastien Buemi98.00853
19

Felipe Massa98.0249
20

Felipe Massa98.02747
21

Sebastian Vettel98.05447
22

Sebastien Buemi98.06346
23

Robert Kubica98.07455
24

Fernando Alonso98.0843
25

Nico Rosberg98.12953
26

Mark Webber98.15445
27

Sebastian Vettel98.15852
28

Sebastian Vettel98.1650
29

Adrian Sutil98.1655
30

Adrian Sutil98.17350
31

Sebastian Vettel98.17742
32

Adrian Sutil98.18454
33

Mark Webber98.18743
34

Mark Webber98.19444
35

Felipe Massa98.21150
36

Mark Webber98.21437
37

Lewis Hamilton98.22833
38

Felipe Massa98.24430
39

Felipe Massa98.24529
40

Sebastian Vettel98.25144
41

Adrian Sutil98.2753
42

Felipe Massa98.27444
43

Sebastien Buemi98.29552
44

Nico Rosberg98.30352
45

Lewis Hamilton98.31551
46

Nico Rosberg98.32355
47

Nico Rosberg98.33954
48

Adrian Sutil98.3451
49

Lewis Hamilton98.34555
50

Robert Kubica98.35350

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25 comments on “Malaysian Grand Prix fastest laps”

  1. Did Buemi make a second stop near the end of the race? If not that’s some pretty impressive lap times by him.

    1. I think just when Hulkenberg and Petrov(?) did

    2. No he one stopped. He had a problem with his car too after contact on the first lap.

    3. buemi stopped twice, the first one to change option tyres, the second: tyres and wing of his front… anycase u think he can fly!

  2. Mark Hitchcock
    4th April 2010, 12:52

    Second fastest lap from Alonso with no clutch. That’s crazy.

    1. Yeah. Just imagine how fast he would have been with a working clutch.

    2. he was inprovising the gear everytime… i think he was magnificent!! don’t u?

  3. Totally agree, stunning time(s) from Alonso with that problem. I can’t think of any other driver, Hamilton included, that could drive around such a major problem so spectacularly. Maybe Schuey in his heyday?
    I so wish Alonso had handled his days at McLaren better. Although I have to say he’s putting that all very far behind now.

    1. I think Schumacher definitely could, such as the 1994 Spanish GP, when he was stuck in 5th gear for most of the race.

    2. Praveen Titus
      5th April 2010, 7:46

      That’s what makes him a double world champion. I just hope his best drives are still to come.

  4. vettel wasnt very impressive on lap times but that obvious since he was crusing at the final stages where fuel and rubber on track were on the drivers side alonso very quick

  5. These times just deny that Red Bulls don’t have race pace. And if it was necessary, they could drive much faster

    1. Yeah, they simply had no need to rush, cause otherwise they can get some tehnical issues

  6. Goes to show the race would of been more interesting with Ferrari and Mclaren at the front.

    Great drive from Alonso but don’t forget Hamiltons times were affected by following Sutil. Having said that Alonso was probably the fastest driver of the day given his problems

  7. why should vettel destroy the car getting the fastest time when he is leading by a decent margine, and with his rivals miles behind him? just means the engine is in a better condition then Alonso’s for the next race.

    Bet he was smiling the whole way when he got infront of Rosberg and Webber.

    1. I don’t think he would have smiled until he saw the chequered flag in his mirror…

  8. STRFerrari4Ever
    4th April 2010, 17:18

    Nice to see Buemi putting in some fairly quick laps this is probably due to the fact that in the latter part of the race he was in clear air and could push unlike other drivers ahead of him who were probably saving their tyres.

    1. did buemi stopped twice? jaime was fantastic, do u prefer seb?

  9. Gah, I went for Alonso fastest lap on my Badger prediction, the exact opposite of the first race.

  10. I am very suspicious about numbers and statistics, but at end they will tell us, at least, who will be the champion. So, I compiled the data about the fastest laps. The only thing I could figured out of these data is, Massa┬┤s lead isn┬┤t “not deserving’ at all. He did a good job this race. Draw your own conclusions.

    Driver Number of %
    (alph. order) fastest laps

    Adrian Sutil 5 10%
    Felipe Massa 11 22%
    Fernando Alonso 6 12%
    Lewis Hamilton 4 8%
    Mark Webber 7 14%
    Nico Rosberg 4 8%
    Robert Kubica 2 4%
    Sebastian Vettel 6 12%
    Sebastien Buemi 5 10%

    1. thanx 4 this, as we can see, there are all the fastest drivers in malaysia…

  11. Can I ask were you obtain these statistics please Keith. I love stats, I can’t get enough.

    1. The FIA publishes the data after each race on their site.

  12. I don’t know if anyone was paying attention to pit stop speeds.

    I heard Brundle talk about it at some stage when one team posted 4 seconds flat (I can’t remember which one) and he mentioned it was the fastest so far in the season after Red Bull had done it in 4.1 at the last meeting.

    They didn’t mention it as they were blabbering about something else, but a 3.5 second stop was done soon after by McLaren.

    Can someone confirm this? I had a few drinks while watching the race so I can’t remember if I got the team right, but I’m sure it was a Hamilton pit stop.

    Even so, we still havent seen the sub 3 seconds that were claimed prior to the season starting.

  13. yes, buemi stop twice, the second one at the 20 last laps…
    anycase ‘how thinks buemi is better than jaime?? i couldn’t say

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