There’s one big fat obvious reason why the German Grand Prix was a landmark race. But a few other points of interest popped up as well: Nelson Piquet Jnr finally out-qualified his team mate and Force India had by far their best qualifying performance ever. Still no points, though…
Formula 1 row nearing end “Once these two agreements are in place, then the documents are set to be presented to the FIA for them to sign. It is understood the governing body will be told to sign the documents or CVC and the teams will begin working together on their own championship.” Is this … Continue reading F1 links: FIA to face ultimatum
A day to remember at the Nurburgring as Mark Webber claimed his first victory in F1 – and the first for an Australian in 28 years. Here’s a collection of over 100 pictures from the race – including plenty of Webber and Red Bull’s celebrations. More F1 pictures
He lost the lead at the start and was handed a drive-through penalty. But that wasn’t enough to stop Mark Webber scoring his first F1 win.
It’s been a long wait, but today Mark Webber finally became a Grand Prix winner. Webber has ended the longest ever wait for a Grand Prix driver to score his first win, finally breaking his duck after 130 attempts (plus two non-starts). The previous record holder was Rubens Barrichello, who took 124 attempts to lodge … Continue reading Mark Webber finally wins an F1 race
Not for the first time, Force India were on course for their first points finish until Adrian Sutil had a collision. And also not for the first time, that collision was with Kimi Raikkonen. But unlike Monaco last year Raikkonen is not to blame – and happily the stewards have decided not to punish either … Continue reading Sutil and Raikkonen go unpunished after another clash costs Force India a point
Rubens Barrichello slammed his Brawn team after falling from first to sixth during the German Grand Prix: There was a great show from the team today of how to lose a race. I did all I could today, I got first at the first corner, and they made me lose the race. He added:
Mark Webber scored his first ever Grand Prix win – but still no points for Force India. Rate the German Grand Prix and leave a comment below:
Drivers’ championship Jenson Button 68 Sebastian Vettel 47 Mark Webber 45.5 Rubens Barrichello 44 Felipe Massa 22 Jarno Trulli 21.5 Nico Rosberg 20.5 Fernando Alonso 13 Timo Glock 13 Kimi Raikkonen 10 Lewis Hamilton 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Heikki Kovalainen 5 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Constructors’ championship Brawn 112 Red … Continue reading Championship standings after Germany
1. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 3. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 4. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 5. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 6. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 7. Fernando Alonso, Renault 8. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes 9. Timo Glock, Toyota 10. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 11. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes 12. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 13. Nelson Piquet Jnr, … Continue reading German Grand Prix result
Review the German Grand Prix live blog below.
Details continue to emerge about how a settlement to F1’s latest political dispute might work out. Now the focus is on Bernie Ecclestone’s future as commercial rights holder, with The Times suggesting CVC want him replaced by Flavio Briatore. The Daily Telegraph claims CVC’s unhappiness with Ecclestone’s infamous remarks about Hitler are part of their … Continue reading F1 links: Briatore to replace Ecclestone?
Mark Webber has a precious opportunity to convert his first pole position into his first win – thanks in part to Sebastian Vettel failing to complete an extra lap in qualifying. With four KERS cars in the top nine positions and rain threatening, we could be in for an exciting race tomorrow. Let’s take a … Continue reading Rain or shine, Webber has win in his sights (German Grand Prix start analysis)
An exciting qualifying session at the Nurburgring saw stand-out performances from Mark Webber and Adrian Sutil among others. Here’s a collection of pictures from qualifying for the German Grand Prix.
Mark Webber is carrying more fuel than both the Brawn cars and the same amount as team mate Sebastian Vettel – putting him in a very strong position ahead of tomorrow’s German Grand Prix. Here are the fuel weights and pit stop predictions for the German Grand Prix.
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.
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 … Continue reading German Grand Prix grid
Review the German Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.
Review the German Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.
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 … Continue reading F1 links: Ecclestone says Mosley will go