All the tyre strategies, pit stop times, lap charts and more from the Belgian Grand Prix.
Quick pit work by Mercedes helped Michael Schumacher as he climbed from 24th to fifth in the Belgian Grand Prix.
He enjoyed the two fastest pit stops of the race, getting in and out of the pits over half a second quicker than anyone else.
See all the drivers’ tyres strategies and pit stop times here:
Lap one position change
Most unusually, the drivers in the top three positions at the start all lost places on the first lap.
This was mainly down to Nico Rosberg’s excellent getaway.
Further back his team mate made a similarly good start, dodging the first corner mayhem to move up from 24th to 14th.
The gaps between the drivers on every lap of the race:
The lap chart shows Button’s progress through the field – he even led a lap late on in the race:
All lap times
Mark Webber set the fastest lap for the fifth time this year – he has more fastest laps in 2011 than anyone else.
2011 Belgian Grand Prix
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