The F1 circus has moved away from Europe for the rest of the season. First of the five fly away races – Singapore GP – is on this weekend. It is time for round 15 of our prediction game.
2010 Singapore GP starts on Sunday September 26 at 8pm local time.
The predictions have to be placed before the start of the qualifying session (Saturday September 25, 10pm local time). Predictions can be changed, amended, there is no limit on the number of changes as long as they are made before the start of the qualifying. Predictions that arrive after the start of qualifying will not count.
Here are the results of round 14 of the prediction game. Sorry for the delay but as I was traveling and doing my best to keep away from computers. The highest score of this round belongs to Clive Einkamerer and OliOlifant – impressive 22 points !
The Italian GP is on this weekend, the last European race of the 2010 season. Time for round 14 of our prediction game.
2010 Italian GP starts on Sunday September 12 at 2pm local time.
The predictions have to be placed before the start of the qualifying session (Saturday September 11, 2pm local time). Predictions can be changed, amended, there is no limit on the number of changes as long as they are made before the start of the qualifying. Predictions that arrive after the start of qualifying will not count.
Here are the results of round 13 of the prediction game. This was a low scoring round obviously caused by many regular points and podium finishers not having the best of races. The highest score of this round belongs to Velvet Demon and zoohead – 20 points !
Lewis Hamilton - 2010 Belgian GP
Lewis Hamiltonn won the dry wet dry wet Belgian GP just ahead of Mark Webber and Robert Kubica. Felipe Massa finished 4th, Adrian Sutil 5th ahead of Mercedes duo Rosberg and Schumacher. Sebastian Vettel ended his incident filled race outside of the points in 15th place. The other two championship contender failed to finish the race – Alonso retired after a spin on the wet track, Button after a hit from Vettel.
2010 Belgian GP Race result:
1. Hamilton – McLaren
2. Webber – Red Bull +1.5
3. Kubica – Renault +3.4
4. Massa – Ferrari +8.2
5. Sutil – Force India +9.0
6. Rosberg – Mercedes +12.3
7. Schumacher – Mercedes +15.5
8. Kobayashi – Sauber +16.6
9. Petrov – Renault +23.8
10. Liuzzi – Force India +34.8
2010 Belgian GP - Qualifying
Mark Webber will start the 2010 Belgian GP from pole position. Lewis Hamilton will line up next him on the front row. Robert Kubica finished third, behind him Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, Felipe Massa, Rubens Barrichello, Adrian Sutil, Nico Hulkenberg and Fernando Alonso.
Mark Webber was the fastest driver in the final practice session in Belgium, ahead of Hamilton, Vettel, Button, Kubica, Alonso, Massa, Sutil, Hulkenberg and Kobayashi. (Photo: Bridgestone Motorsports)
Fernando Alonso - 2010 Belgian GP - Friday Practice
The F1 summer break is over, the Belgian GP weekend begins today with Friday practice.
Fernando Alonso was fastest in the wet morning practice ahead of Hamilton, Kubica, Vettel and Sutil.
Friday Practice 1 Times:
The F1 summer break is almost over, the racing resumes this weekend in Belgium. It is time for round 13 of our prediction game.
Here are the results of round 12 of the prediction game. This was another rather high scoring round with scores 20 points and more. The highest score of round 12 belongs to GTR – 24 points !
2010 Hungarian GP podium
Mark Webber took full advantage of safety car combined with Vettel’s drive through penalty and won the 2010 Hungarian GP. Webber now also leads the drivers championship. Fernando Alonso finished second ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Felipe Massa spent most of race on his own between the top three and the pack behind him and ended the race in fourth. Vitaly Petrov (P5) and Nico Hulkneberg (P6) scored their best F1 finishes to date. De la Rosa scored his first points after his return to F1 for 7th place. The final points scoring positions belong, Button, Kobayashi and Barrichello.
Michael Schumacher finished 11th but will be investigated after the race for almost pushing Barrichello to the wall while defending his 10th place. All six new teams cars finished the race for the first time.
Update: Michael Schumacher was given 10 places grid penalty for the next race (Belgian GP).
There were few incidents during the pit stops under safety car. Robert Kubica was released into the path of Adrian Sutil, Nico Rosberg lost a rear wheel that went traveling and jumping through the pitlane (without causing any serious injuries thankfully).
2010 Hungarian GP Result
1. Webber – Red Bull – 1h41:05.571
2. Alonso – Ferrari +17.821
3. Vettel – Red Bull +19.252
4. Massa – Ferrari +27.474
5. Petrov – Renault +1:13.100
6. Hulkenberg – Williams +1:16.700
7. de la Rosa – Sauber +1 lap
8. Button – McLaren +1 lap
9. Kobayashi – Sauber +1 lap
10. Barrichello – Williams +1 lap
Another pole for Vettel
Sebastian Vettel scored yet another pole position while Red Bull simply trashed the opposition today. Second row is all Ferrari – Fernando Alonso on P3 and Felipe Massa on P4. Lewis Hamilton (P5) and Nico Rosberg (P6) share the third row. Vitaly Petrov (P7) meanwhile outqualified Robert Kubica (P8) for the first time. Final two places in top 5 belong to de la Rosa and Hulkenberg.
2010 Hungarian GP – Qualifying
1. Vettel – Red Bull – 1:18.773
2. Webber – Red Bull – 1:19.184
3. Alonso – Ferrari – 1:19.987
4. Massa – Ferrari – 1:20.331
5. Hamilton – McLaren – 1:20.499
6. Rosberg – Mercedes – 1:21.082
7. Petrov – Renault – 1:21.229
8. Kubica – Renault – 1:21.328
9. de la Rosa – Sauber – 1:21.411
10. Hulkenberg – Williams – 1:21.710