Although Mercedes were fastest in the first practice session the practice times indicate the W01 is not the fastest car around Valencia this weekend. McLaren have the fastest car through the speed traps but it’s not clear yet how much time Ferrari have found with their exhaust upgrade.
Nico Rosberg was fastest in the first practice session for the European Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver led the McLaren pair of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button after a session which was interrupted by a red flag. Reserve drivers Paul di Resta and Christian Klien drove during the session.
Ferrari have published two videos of Fernando Alonso’s shakedown of the updated Ferrari F10 at Fiorano last week. You can watch both the videos below.
The Mercedes W01 may not be the quickest car on the track – but the team are the fastest in the pit lane. Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg have enjoyed the fastest pit stops of the race in four of the eight rounds so far this year. Championship-leaders McLaren, meanwhile, are the sixth-quickest team in … Continue reading Schumacher and Rosberg boosted by Mercedes’ rapid pit stops
Fernando Alonso is confident Ferrari’s performance will improve in the coming races as the team bring a series of updates to their F10. Alonso said: The next round is in Valencia in my home country. It will be nice to race in front of my fans and I would like to get on the podium … Continue reading Alonso expects improvements at Ferrari
Ferrari’s criticism of the new teams took a twist at the Canadian Grand Prix when Fernando Alonso blamed backmarkers for losing him the race. But Felipe Massa took advantage of the lapped cars to pull off one of the best passes of the race. It proved one of few highlights in a frustrating race for … Continue reading Alonso blames traffic for losing first and second places (Ferrari race review)
How did Heikki Kovalainen’s Lotus keep Vitaly Petrov behind for ten laps? Why did Michael Schumacher try to go half the race distance on a set of super-soft tyres? And where would Felipe Massa have finished if he hadn’t tangled with Schumacher? Examine the Canadian Grand Prix in detail with the interactive data below.
Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Robert Kubica Renault 1’16.972 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’17.806 0.834 3 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1’17.832 0.860 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1’18.144 1.172 5 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’18.148 1.176 6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’18.207 1.235 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’18.325 1.353 8 Sebastian Vettel Red … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix fastest laps
Once again the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve served as F1’s playground and gave us a scintillating race. Look back on the race in pictures below including shots of Sebastien Buemi defending his lead from Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton, Vitaly Petrov and Pedro de la Rosa tangling at the start and Jaime Alguersuari and Nico Rosberg … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix in pictures
Lewis Hamilton lead McLaren to their third one-two of 2010 in a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.
Drivers’ championship points Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 109 2 Jenson Button 106 3 Mark Webber 103 4 Fernando Alonso 94 5 Sebastian Vettel 90 6 Nico Rosberg 74 7 Robert Kubica 73 8 Felipe Massa 67 9 Michael Schumacher 34 10 Adrian Sutil 23 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 12 12 Rubens Barrichello 7 13 … Continue reading Hamilton takes championship lead – full points after Canada
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 70 1 2 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 70 2.254 2.254 4 3 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 70 9.214 6.960 3 4 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 70 37.817 28.603 2 5 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 70 39.291 1.474 7 6 4 … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix result
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Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber share the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s race. But with one starting on super-soft tyres and the other on mediums this variation in strategies could make for an unpredictable race. Who will come out on top?
A very close qualifying session in Canada produced the first non-Red Bull pole sitter of 2010. Review the session in pictures below.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his third pole position on his third visit to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve – but had to stop on his way back to the pits to avoid running out of fuel.
Row 1 1. Lewis Hamilton 1’15.105McLaren-Mercedes 2. Sebastian Vettel 1’15.420Red Bull-Renault Row 2 3. Fernando Alonso 1’15.435Ferrari 4. Jenson Button 1’15.520McLaren-Mercedes Row 3 5. Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’15.648Force India-Mercedes 6. Felipe Massa 1’15.688Ferrari Row 4 7. Mark Webber* 1’15.373Red Bull-Renault 8. Robert Kubica 1’15.715Renault Row 5 9. Adrian Sutil 1’15.881Force India-Mercedes 10. Nico Rosberg 1’16.071Mercedes Row … Continue reading 2010 Canadian Grand Prix grid
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend so far in the final practice session ahead of qualifying.
Why did so many drivers struggle with the super soft tyres in second practice? Take a closer look at the times from second practice in Canada with the interactive chart below:
Practice for the Canadian Grand Prix began today. See below for pictures of F1 cars in action at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the first time in two years.