2008 German F1 GP – Race result – Hamilton wins, podium for Piquet

Nelson Piquet Hockenheim 2008

Lewis Hamilton managed to overcome apparent strategy blunder and won the 2008 German GP at Hockenheim. Nelson Piquet climbed up to the podium for the first time in his F1 career scoring also the first podium of the season for Renault. Felipe Massa finished 3rd. First time since 1991 Belgian GP (when Senna won and Piquet sr. finished 3rd) there were 2 Brazilian drivers on podium .

The race was affected by safety car following Timo Glock’s violent crash. Glock looked a bit shaken after the crash but seems to be OK.

2008 German GP result:

1. Lewis Hamilton – McLaren – 1:31:20.847
2. Nelson Piquet – Renault + 5.586
3. Felipe Massa – Ferrari + 9.339
4. Nick Heidfeld – BMW Sauber + 9.825
5. Heikki Kovalainen – McLaren + 12.411
6. Kimi Raikkonen – Ferrari + 14.483
7. Robert Kubica – BMW Sauber + 22.603
8. Sebastian Vettel – Toro Rosso + 33.282


9. Jarno Trulli – Toyota + 37.199
10. Nico Rosberg – Williams + 37.658
11. Fernando Alonso – Renault + 38.625
12. Sebastien Bourdais – Toro Rosso + 39.111
13 David Coulthard – Red Bull + 54.971
14. Giancarlo Fisichella - Force India + 59.093
15. Kazuki Nakajima – Williams + 1:00.003
16. Adrian Sutil – Force India + 1:09.488
17. Jenson Button – Honda + 1 laps

Did not finish

18. Rubens Barrichello – Honda + 17 laps
19. Mark Webber – Red Bull + 27 laps
20. Timo Glock – Toyota + 32 laps

Fastest lap: Nick Heidfeld – 1:15:987

The race review will follow tomorrow.

Photo: Renault/LAT

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  1. [...] any serious injury), we could see a serious strategy blunder and impressive recovery from it and 2 Brazilians on podium, one of them being Piquet jr. [...]

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