Connect with us

Daniel Ricciardo

Hamilton storms to German GP win, as Daniel and Max complete podium

Published

on

Hamilton storms to German GP win, as Daniel and Max complete podium

Hamilton storms to German GP win, as Daniel and Max complete podium

Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed a commanding German Grand Prix victory to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship ahead of summer break 19 points clear of his teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished at fourth behind the Red Bull duo.

Second was Daniel Ricciardo, with Max Verstappen, his Red Bull teammate, third. Another poor start cost Rosberg victory chance, that resulted him in a tight battle with the Red Bull drivers and he was unable to emerge ahead at his final stop, a charge hampered by a five-second penalty for forcing Max Verstappen wide mid-way through the race.
Rosberg protested his innocence. “Can you explain to them that I was full lock on the steering wheel,” he said over the team radio.
Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen crossed the line in fifth and sixth for Ferrari while Jenson Button finished eighth for McLaren after passing the Williams over Valtteri Bottas on the penultimate lap.

British rookie Jolyon Palmer started 14th and made three places off the start-line, but a clumsy collision with Felipe Massa on the opening lap, saw him drop to last, and he ended the race only 19th.

Celebrating the 49th victory of his career, Hamilton said: “Today I didn’t make any mistakes, so in my heart I am happy with what I did today. I came to do a job.

“Yesterday wasn’t perfect but you learn from those things, and today was a real show of looking at the glass half-full.”

Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2018 F17 hours ago

Practice 3 Results: US Grand Prix

2018 US Grand Prix Practice 3 Results (FP3): Third free practice results and timings (FP3) for the eighteenth round of...

2018 F17 hours ago

Fernando Alonso slams wet tyre rules

Double-time F1 world champion, Fernando Alonso has hit out at F1’s wet tyre rules. So often in modern formula one,...

2018 F17 hours ago

Schumacher should not skip F2 – Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg thinks Mick Schumacher should do a season of Formula 2 next year. Some believe the 19-year-old son of...

2018 F114 hours ago

Vandoorne arrived late after Formula E test

Stoffel Vandoorne arrived late to the paddock ahead of the US grand prix. The Belgian has been ousted by McLaren,...

2018 F114 hours ago

No ‘splits’ at Ferrari – Arrivabene

Maurizio Arrivabene has played down rumours that Ferrari is splitting apart. With the Maranello team’s 2018 title hopes in tatters,...

2018 F115 hours ago

Honda progress ‘scary for Renault’ – Sainz

Carlos Sainz says it is “scary for Renault” how much progress Honda has made in recent races. Previously, with Ferrari...

2018 F11 day ago

Practice 2 Results: US Grand Prix

2018 US Grand Prix Practice 1 Results (FP1): First free practice results and timings (FP1) for the eighteenth round of...

2018 F11 day ago

Practice 1 Results: US Grand Prix

2018 US Grand Prix Practice 1 Results (FP1): First free practice results and timings (FP1) for the eighteenth round of...

2018 F12 days ago

Ferrari still has work to do anyway – Vettel

Maurizio Arrivabene looks set to have his contract renewed at Ferrari beyond this year. There had been speculation that, amid...

2018 F12 days ago

Leclerc ‘does well’ at Ferrari – Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen has wished Ferrari’s new generation of drivers well. The Finn has lost his place at Ferrari for next...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media