Post by JoeyOhCanada on Mar 24, 2021 0:37:20 GMT 1
2010 Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying
The first session of qualifying saw Timo Glock, Robert Kubica, Heiki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli, Vitaly Petrov and Vitantonio Liuzzi eliminated from qualifying contention. The fastest lap of the session was achieved by Fernando Alonso.
The second session saw Nico Rosberg blow a tire, relegating him to the back of the field for the race. Pedro de la Rosa, Kamui Kobayashi and Lucas di Grassi were also eliminated from contention in this session. The fastest lap of the session was achieved by Sebastian Vettel.
The final session saw Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel battling for the pole position which was eventually won by Alonso.
Post by JoeyOhCanada on Mar 24, 2021 13:45:55 GMT 1
2010 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX RACE SUMMARY
Sebastian Vettel quickly overtook Fernando Alonso for the lead early on in the race. Mark Webber and Jenson Button battled for P3 while Lewis Hamilton overtook Felipe Massa to move into P4. Meanwhile, Heiki Kovalainen moved up 4 spots into P18. After 6 laps, Bruno Senna suffered an engine problem and was forced to retire from the race.
As the race continued, Michael Schumacher managed to move from P8 into P6 while Lewis Hamilton moved into P3, passing his teammate Jenson Button. Sebastian Vettel continued to lead the race but suffered a blown tire which took him out of contention allowing Fernando Alonso to take the lead once again.
As the race came to it's conclusion, Lewis Hamilton overtook Mark Webber for P2 and was in a drag race with Fernando Alonso for the victory but it was Alonso who ended up being victorious with Hamilton and Webber also getting on the podium.
Post by JoeyOhCanada on Mar 30, 2021 22:39:50 GMT 1
2010 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX RACE SUMMARY
The 2010 season kicked into high gear with the second round in Australia. Sebastian Vettel claimed the pole position and as the race kicked off, he darted away from the pack, looking to rebound from last week's devastating blown tire fiasco.
Meanwhile, Jenson Button attempted to hold off Fernando Alonso for P2 but Alonso managed to zoom past him to secure the spot. Further back in the pack, Robert Kubica and Nico Hulkenberg battled hard for P10 which ended with Kubica colliding with Hulkenberg, sending both men out of the race.
As the race continued, Lewis Hamilton worked his way up the pack after starting at P9, he made his way into P5, passing Felipe Massa before challenging Mark Webber for P4 but being unable to overtake. Near the back, Bruno Senna surprised many by racing hard and ending up in P13 but it was just not enough.
Michael Schumacher struggled once again in this race and after qualifying P14, he was only able to climb into P8 by the time the race wound to it's conclusion.
Meanwhile, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel battled hard for P1 but it was defending World Champion Jenson Button who shocked everyone by beating both men in a photo finish.
Points Finishers: 1. Jenson Button (25 points) 2. Fernando Alonso (18 points) 3. Sebastian Vettel (15 points) 4. Mark Webber (12 points) 5. Lewis Hamilton (10 points) 6. Felipe Massa (8 points) 7. Nico Rosberg (6 points) 8. Michael Schumacher (4 points) 9. Rubens Barichello (2 points) 10. Kamui Kobayashi (1 point)