Free Practice 3 For the second session this weekend, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel topped the timing sheets in Saturday afternoon practice; Vettel only secured the practice honours by 0.133 of-a-second over his Australian teammate, Mark Webber. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton suffered from overheating rear tyres under the afternoon sun – it did not stop the former … Continue reading 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina, Round 19, November 13th)
Category: 2010 Racing Season
Stories and races from the 2010 Season
2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina, Round 19, November 12th)
In what was a largely quite morning session at the Yas Marina circuit, Sebastian Vettel fired the first shot across the bow of the Championship contenders. The 23-year-old Red Bull driver clocked up a fastest lap of 1:42.760 – a stunning 0.6 of-a-second faster than 2nd fastest Lewis Hamilton.
2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 7th)
And so it goes to Abu Dhabi. After eighteen races, the Championship will be decided at the final turn at the plush Yas Marina circuit thanks to a stellar driver from Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel.
2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 6th)
Free Practice 3 A wet and overcast morning greeted Saturday practice at Interlagos, with some overnight rain leaving the circuit sodden. Initially Nico Hulkenberg set the early pace in his Williams, but was eventually topped by title challengers Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso. However, by the end of the sixty minutes, it was the Renault … Continue reading 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 6th)
2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 5th)
In the searing Sao Paulo sun, the Red Bull pair of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber led the standings in the opening day of the weekend.
2010 Korean Grand Prix (Yeongam, Round 17, Oct 24th)
It took a while - a long while in fact, but despite delay after delay after delay, the inaugural Korean Grand Prix eventually ran its course. Eventually, after running for 2 hours and 48 minutes, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso crossed the chequered flag to take not only the race win, but the lead in the Championship … Continue reading 2010 Korean Grand Prix (Yeongam, Round 17, Oct 24th)
GP3 Winter Test (Jerez, Oct 22nd)
Nigel Melker and Michael Christensen emerged the two top men at third day of GP3 testing at Jerez in Spain.
2010 Korean Grand Prix (Yeongam, Round 17, October 23rd)
Cool and dry was the order of the day come Saturday morning at Yeongam for the start of the second day at the inaugural Korean Grand Prix.
2010 Korean Grand Prix (Yeongam, Round 17, October 22nd)
It was very close, but the Korean International Circuit was just about ready as cars hit the track for first practice on Friday morning. As expected, the Yeongam circuit was covered in a shroud of dust and dirt, making it difficult for the teams and drivers to get set-up absolutely right and set representative times.
GP3 Winter Test (Jerez, Oct 21st)
With the Jerez circuit being treated to another unseasonably warm day, the GP3 Series once again sent thirty young hopefuls out for winter testing.
GP3 Winter Test (Jerez, Oct 20th)
Antonio Felix da Costa made his presence felt at Jerez on the first day of the second GP3 Series winter test - the 19-year-old Portuguese driver topped both the morning and afternoon sessions.
GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)
It may only be the middle of October, but winter testing has already got under way for the GP3 Series at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. A number of drivers from GP3's inaugural year are returning, but many new faces will also be making an appearance. The likes of James Calado, Lewis Williamson, Oli Webb … Continue reading GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)
2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16 Race, October 10th)
It all seemed so easy. Having topped both Friday practice sessions and taken pole position in the delayed qualifying, Sebastian Vettel stormed to an emphatic victory in this morning's Japanese Grand Prix in conditions that couldn't be more different to yesterday's wash out. It was enough to bring the 23-year-old German right back into the … Continue reading 2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16 Race, October 10th)
2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16 Qualifying, October 10th)
Qualifying Sebastian Vettel secured his eighth pole position of the season, with Red Bull taking their seventh front row lock out; however Vettel's conversion rate to wins this season has been quite poor. Mark Webber found himself only 0.07 of-a-second shy of the German once the final ten minute session ran its course. Lewis Hamilton … Continue reading 2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16 Qualifying, October 10th)
2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16, October 9th)
Free Practice 3 Rain, rain, rain. As the morning practice got under way, rivers of water ran across parts of the circuit, ensuring that next to no running was completed. Jaime Alguersuari had an off exited the chicane, just prior to the start of his first timed lap. Eventually he and Timo Glock were the … Continue reading 2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16, October 9th)
2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16, October 8th)
Free Practice 1 Both McLaren and Red Bull arrived at the Suzuka International Racing Course with multiple upgrades for the challengers. With the title run-in now reaching boiling point, McLaren brought new front and rear wings, an upgraded floor and an improved f-duct, whereas Red Bull showed up with evolutions of the front and rear … Continue reading 2010 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, Round 16, October 8th)
2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13)
Jean-Karl Vernay may well have been declared the 2010 Indy Lights Champion when he fired up on Saturday evening, but the final race of the year belonged to Davey Hamilton Racing's Brandon Wagner in only his fifth race of the season, although not without some tight competition from all sides. Starting from 3rd in the … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13)
2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13, Qualifying)
Tonight, Londoner Pippa Mann secured her third Indy Lights pole position of the 2010 season. The popular Sam Schmidt driver took the top spot with a two-lap average speed of 186.597 mph ahead of AFS / Andretti-Autosport's Charlie Kimball. Whereas Mann and Kimball grasp of the front row was solid, the pack behind was tantalisingly … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13, Qualifying)
2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 26th)
Championships are won over the course of a long, gruelling season, but every so often a drive stands out that defines that title. Today Fernando Alonso delivered just such a drive and took a step closer to burying his guilt-touched victory at Marina Bay in 2008. It was close though. In fact, the margin of … Continue reading 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 26th)
2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 25th)
Free Practice 3 Rain fell some hours prior to practice, but even by the green light, the track was still rather damp as the road struggled to clear water. The times would gradually drop bit by bit as the circuit dried out, but it was still proving to be difficult to master around certain corners. … Continue reading 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 25th)