Posts Tagged ‘Lewis Hamilton’
7 May 2010: F1: Red Bull say catch us if you can
Red Bull made a stylish bid to write their name at the very front of the Formula One form book by topping the timesheets in the first practice sessions of the European season.
Formula One? What’s that again? It’s been nearly three weeks since the 12 teams and 24 drivers competing in the F1 World Championship have lined up on the grid for a race – and, as far as their fans are concerned, things can’t get going soon enough.
Jenson Button got the tyres right in the rain again and turned his third-row start at today’s Chinese Grand Prix into his second win of the season, ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
18 Apr 2010: F1: Chinese Grand Prix liveblog 2010
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is the only game in town this morning – will Shanghai be the venue of his finally managing to translate a commanding track performance into an equally dominant position in the world championship standings?
17 Apr 2010: F1: Red Bull take rivals for a ride in Shanghai
Red Bull kept its streak of qualifying on pole at every race this season alive after Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber locked out the front row for the Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg.
McLaren’s Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton each topped one of the two Friday practice sessions for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix – but both drivers warned fans not to expect the same dominance in qualifying.
This year’s Festival of Speed will have an Italian theme, according to organisers, with the July weekend event set to focus on that country’s passion for motorsport.
Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix by jumping from third to first at the start, relegating team-mate Mark Webber to an afternoon of staring at his gearbox as the Red Bulls conquered their reliability problems to take a dominant 1-2.
4 Apr 2010: F1: Malaysian Grand Prix liveblog 2010
It’s race day in Malaysia, and this time it’s Mark Webber’s turn to see if a pole-sitting Red Bull car can make it to the chequered flag without breaking. Stick with us as we live-blog the action, leave comments or find us on Twitter as @britsonpole. Hit refresh to see the latest below this line.
In a qualifying contest full of guesses and second guesses it was Mark Webber who took the last and best gamble, putting his Red Bull convincingly on pole by using intermediate tyres when no-one else dared risk anything other than wets.