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[22 Jul 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,819 views]
German GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

After an eventful qualifying session, the sun shone down on the Hockenheimring and settled down into reordering a grid that had been shuffled up by Saturday’s changing conditions. Fernando Alonso led away from pole and was barely troubled, except by Lewis Hamilton and he was only unlapping himself…

German GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[21 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | 3,980 views]
Stats from Hockenheim Qualifying

Changeable weather conditions always seem to produce exciting qualifying sessions and Hockenheim qualifying was to prove no exception. Oddly, a different tyre type was needed in each session with mediums in Q1, intermediates in Q2 and full wets in Q3 as the track became progressively wetter. Once again it was Jean-Eric Vergne who fell foul of the first cut-off, failing to progress beyond the first session for the sixth time this season, just five hundredth’s of a second behind Michael Schumacher in 17th…

German GP, Grand Prix View »

[19 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 753 views]
The Grand Prix File: Germany

Currently home to no less than five of the grid’s drivers, along with the Mercedes GP team, Germany has a huge presence in Formula One. It means a noisy crowd too, be they Michael Schumacher’s “barmy army” of supporters or fans of the current World Champion, they make their presence felt – the stadium section is electric, filled with thousands of klaxon-wielding fans…

German GP, Grand Prix View, Headline, Race Preview »

[16 Jul 2012 | 6 Comments | 3,842 views]
Preview of the German Grand Prix

Race ten of twenty takes Formula One to Hockenheim for the German Grand Prix. After the unsettled start to the season, things have started to have a more familiar look to them with the trio of Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel forming the podium at Silverstone and strengthening their position at the top of the standings in the process. Lewis Hamilton will need a better weekend than his home Grand Prix if he’s to stay in touch…

German GP, Headline, Race Reaction »

[24 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | 1,580 views]
Hamilton Triumphs in German Thriller

The rain more or less stayed away but it wasn’t to the detriment of the racing as Lewis Hamilton took his second victory of the season following a thrilling three-way struggle between the McLaren driver, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull’s Mark Webber. In the end, Alonso clinched second while the Australian had to settle for third despite starting from pole and leading the middle of the race…

German GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[23 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | 859 views]
Webber Edges Hamilton For Pole

In an entertaining qualifying session, Mark Webber claimed his second consecutive pole position with a time of 1 minute 30.079. Surprisingly, though, the closest challenge came not from Sebastian Vettel, who had to settle for third, but Lewis Hamilton, who defied even his own expectations of the McLaren-Mercedes…