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Alonso wins in Germany: post-race discussion

So help us here a bit. Sunday Afternoon Club is spending the day at the Silverstone Classic, so we followed the Grand Prix on TV and Twitter. Follow as many teams and drivers and media and fans as we do and that’s not easy. But we do know Fernando Alonso won and Jenson Button didn’t, […]

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F1 2009,
German GP,
mark webber,
Nürburgring,
red bull racing

’Ring rage

I have to admit, I flew into a rage on Sunday afternoon and turned the TV off with a shaky hand when Mark Webber received his drive-through penalty from the stewards at the Nürburgring. That shaky hand, desperately trying to find the ‘off’ button, only just managed to stop itself flinging the remote through the […]

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F1 2009,
German GP,
maiden victory,
mark webber,
red bull racing,
sebastian vettel

Aussie rules, at last…

He’s done it. After 35,000 years in Formula 1, Mark Webber has finally been able to ditch his Unluckiest Driver in F1 tag to win his first race, at the German GP.

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Adrian Sutil,
Brawn GP,
F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
Force India,
German GP,
jenson button,
mark webber,
nelson piquet,
red bull racing,
renault,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel

Webber’s pole vault

Quali at the German GP today was definitely the most exciting one of the year so far. Loads of changes at the front, and some scary moments provided by the rain.

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F1 2009,
German GP,
heikki kovalainen,
lewis hamilton,
mclaren,
Mercedes,
Nürburgring,
second practice

Lewis who?

You remember that bloke Lewis Hamilton? He was world champion at some driving game once. Loads of people liked him. Pretty handy behind the wheel? Well, he went fastest in second practice this afternoon.

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bmw,
F1 2009,
German GP,
jenson button,
mark webber,
Nürburgring,
nick heidfeld,
red bull racing,
sebastian vettel,
timo glock,
toyota,
Würth

Helmet jinx

Let’s try and forget about all the FOTA/FIA/WTF squabbling for a few days and talk about what we’re actually here for: racing.

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Campos Meta,
F1 2009,
F1 2010,
Force India,
FOTA,
German GP,
Manor,
Nürburgring,
USF1,
williams

Let’s go racing! Oh, wait…

It feels like a long time since Silverstone, and I can’t wait for practice to get going tomorrow for the German Grand Prix. But it looks like we have to deal with more politicking before that can happen. Groan.

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Tags:
classic,
F1 1967,
F1 2009,
German GP,
Nordschleife,
Nuburgring,
retro

The ’Ring: 60s style

The German Grand Prix this weekend is nothing like as terrifying a circuit as it used to be, when they ran it on the 14.2-mile Nürburgring, when men were real men:

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