Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The paddock podium of suzuka
Sebastian Vettel : after several unsuccessful GP he returns to the top step of the podium in japan with having led the race from start to finish . Now at level on points with Alonso , vettel keeps his chances for the world title .
Mark Webber : he did what he needed to keep the championship lead but without worry his teammate . Bonus mark offers a fine double in his team . But now he has two formidable opponents in the person of Alonso and Vettel .
Fernando Alonso : his mission was to limit the damage on a track cut for the red bull and he made it the most beautiful way by a podium . He has now 14 points behind webber but he keeps all his chances for the title next above the next tracks should be better suited to Ferrari .
Kamui Kobayashi : without him we might have found the race more boring ! Kamui has offered beautiful overtakings even with a sauber a little banged up after a collision with Alguersuari .
the 4 out :
Lewis Hamilton : lewis still had a weekend to forget : crash in FP1 , penalty for changing gearbox on saturday and brake and gearbox problems on sunday that cost him to be overtaken by his teammate . The title is not lost but it departs sharply .
Felipe Massa : he has again experienced a turbulent paced with a bad qualifying session and an accident at the first turn causing more the retirement of Liuzzi ! Massa did not record any points for Ferrari in the constructors championship fight and sees his place in the team weakened .
Renault : Renault came back from japan with no points and has spoiled the chances of a podium to Kubica because of a lost wheel ! Meanwhile Petrov finished his race from the first turn also causing the retirement of Hulkenberg(Petrov received a 5 grid penalty for the korean race for this incident) .