Webber Drives a Beaut !
Congrats to Mark Webber for his career-first GP win at the Nurburgring today for Red Bull. Teammate Vettel snaffled second with Ferrari trouncing my pre-race predictions by getting Massa on the podium in 3rd. Poor old Lewis had another disastrous day, despite promising indications from qualifying, having been sent to the back of class following a turn 1 puncture.
Webber’s win is all the more fantastic given the somewhat tough drive-through penalty metered out to him by the stewards following the starting tussles. He fought back, with some assistance from Massa who held the Brawns back for 15 laps to bring Webber back into the race.
Cracking race, with Jensen and the gutted Rubens Barrichello managing 5th and 6th to keep points on the board for the championship. Assuming Lewis can get it together for Hungary then he could well build on teammate Kovalainen’s 8th place. Notable mention to Nico Rosberg who brought Williams home in 4th, continuing the steady results from the British team.
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