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    • 2011 Formula 1 British Grand Prix - Race Report - Alonso Wins, Rosberg finishes 6th and Schumacher 9th

      Alonso won his first race this year in his Ferrari. It was a special victory for the team, They won their first race here 60 years ago. Alonso capitalized on a botched pit stop which saw him pass Vettel, who was the race leader. Vettel finished second after Team Red Bull told Webber, who came in third to back off, which prevented him from passing Vettel for second place. Hamilton came in third mear inches ahead of Massa. Rosberg finished 6th after dropping to 12th place at the start, who had a relatively quiet race. Schumacher, who started 13th, worked his way up to 9th place, On lap 9 he made contact with Kobayashi after trying to pass him and lost his front wing. After getting a new wing and swapping to dry soft tires, he climbed back up to 7th place, but then was slapped with a 10 sec stop and go penalty for his collision earlier. Schumi ended up finishing the race in 9th place.

      Here's a run down of what the team had to say

      Nico Rosberg, 6th place:

      Michael Schumacher, 9th place:

      Ross Brawn:

      Norbert Haug:

      Full Race Results:
      Drivers
      1 F Alonso (ESP) Ferrari
      2 S Vettel (GER) Red Bull
      3 M Webber (AUS) Red Bull
      4 LC Hamilton (GBR) McLaren
      5 F Massa (BRA) Ferrari
      6 N Rosberg (GER) Mercedes-Benz
      7 S Perez (MEX) Sauber
      8 N Heidfeld (GER) Renault
      9 M Schumacher (GER) Mercedes-Benz
      10 J Alguersuari (ESP) Toro Rosso
      11 A Sutil (GER) Force India
      12 V Petrov (RUS) Renault
      13 RG Barrichello (BRA) Williams
      14 P Maldonado (VEN) Williams
      15 P di Resta (GBR) Force India
      16 T Glock (GER) Virgin
      17 J d'Ambrosio (BEL) Virgin
      18 V Liuzzi (ITA) HRT
      19 D Ricciardo (AUS) HRT


      This article was originally published in forum thread: 2011 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix - Mercedes GP Report started by Scourge82 View original post
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      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Scourge82 Click here to enlarge
        Alonso won his first race this year in his Ferrari. It was a special victory for the team, They won their first race here 60 years ago. Alonso capitalized on a botched pit stop which saw him pass Vettel, who was the race leader. Vettel finished second after Team Red Bull told Webber, who came in third to back off, which prevented him from passing Vettel for second place. Hamilton came in third mear inches ahead of Massa. Rosberg finished 6th after dropping to 12th place at the start, who had a relatively quiet race. Schumacher, who started 13th, worked his way up to 9th place, On lap 9 he made contact with Kobayashi after trying to pass him and lost his front wing. After getting a new wing and swapping to dry soft tires, he climbed back up to 7th place, but then was slapped with a 10 sec stop and go penalty for his collision earlier. Schumi ended up finishing the race in 9th place.

        Here's a run down of what the team had to say

        Nico Rosberg, 6th place:



        Michael Schumacher, 9th place:



        Ross Brawn:



        Norbert Haug:



        Full Race Results:
        Drivers
        1 F Alonso (ESP) Ferrari
        2 S Vettel (GER) Red Bull
        3 M Webber (AUS) Red Bull
        4 LC Hamilton (GBR) McLaren
        5 F Massa (BRA) Ferrari
        6 N Rosberg (GER) Mercedes-Benz
        7 S Perez (MEX) Sauber
        8 N Heidfeld (GER) Renault
        9 M Schumacher (GER) Mercedes-Benz
        10 J Alguersuari (ESP) Toro Rosso
        11 A Sutil (GER) Force India
        12 V Petrov (RUS) Renault
        13 RG Barrichello (BRA) Williams
        14 P Maldonado (VEN) Williams
        15 P di Resta (GBR) Force India
        16 T Glock (GER) Virgin
        17 J d'Ambrosio (BEL) Virgin
        18 V Liuzzi (ITA) HRT
        19 D Ricciardo (AUS) HRT

        There we go! I was waiting for this. Nicely done!
      1. Scourge82's Avatar
        Scourge82 -
        Here's some pics from the race:
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        Here's a link to the full race gallery:
        http://s17.photobucket.com/albums/b6...e%20F1%20race/