McLaren sets new pit-stop record

McLaren sets new pit-stop record

McLaren has suffered more than its fair share of pit-stop gremlins in 2012, but since Silverstone the Woking team has been red hot with its wheel changes. At Hockenheim, it managed a new world record of 2.31 seconds for Jenson Button. Read more…

2012 German Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 23 July 2012

  2. McLaren sets new pit-stop record 14:10

    McLaren sets new pit-stop record

    McLaren has suffered more than its fair share of pit-stop gremlins in 2012, but since Silverstone the Woking team has been red hot with its wheel...

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  3. Domenicali hails ‘perfect’ Alonso driving 09:45

    Domenicali hails ‘perfect’ Alonso driving

    Ferrari chief Stefano Domenicali has praised Fernando Alonso’s performance in the German Grand Prix, as the Spaniard impressively managed the race to keep b...

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  4. Force India now challenging Williams for seventh 09:21

    Force India now challenging Williams for seventh

    Hockenheim came as a boost for Force India, which scored two points for ninth place as Williams failed to finish in the top ten. The result marked Nico...

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  5. Webber to regroup ahead of Budapest 09:01

    Webber to regroup ahead of Budapest

    Mark Webber is carefully reviewing the German Grand Prix before heading out to Budapest this week, having both started and finished eighth at Hockenheim....

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  6. Sunday 22 July 2012

  7. 23:59

    After Germany: Full championship standings

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  8. 17:31

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Hockenheim

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  9. McLaren has the fastest car again, says Button 17:30

    McLaren has the fastest car again, says Button

    Jenson Button’s confidence has shot up after Hockenheim, with the Englishman now sure that McLaren has the quickest car once again. Finishing second after S...

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  10. Vettel: The move showed respect for Button 17:18

    Vettel: The move showed respect for Button

    Sebastian Vettel’s home Grand Prix was ultimately a disappointing one. The Red Bull driver was handed a time penalty of 20 seconds for illegally passing J...

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  11. Mercedes admits that car is too slow 17:05

    Mercedes admits that car is too slow

    Mercedes leave Hockenheim braced for another tough weekend in Hungary, hoping to gain more speed for when Formula 1 regroups at Spa in September. Attempting...

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  12. 16:37

    Revised German Grand Prix results

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  13. Vettel docked 20 seconds, drops to fifth 16:36

    Vettel docked 20 seconds, drops to fifth

    Sebastian Vettel has been demoted to fifth place by the Hockenheim race stewards. This happens as a 20-second time penalty is applied after the German...

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  14. Alternative strategy fails to pay off for Lotus 16:31

    Alternative strategy fails to pay off for Lotus

    Lotus experienced a case of ‘what might have been’ in Germany, with Kimi Räikkönen attempting a different strategy to his rivals which failed to pay off. At...

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  15. Sauber buzzing after double top six finish 16:22

    Sauber buzzing after double top six finish

    The atmosphere in the Sauber motorhome was not matched by many at Hockenheim on Sunday, with Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez having scored a huge 18 points...

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  16. Alonso still wary of rivals for Hungary 16:06

    Alonso still wary of rivals for Hungary

    Fernando Alonso sealed victory number three for 2012 on Sunday, controlling the pace to win at Hockenheim for the third time. However, the Ferrari driver is...

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  17. Button: Video footage proves Vettel guilt 15:57

    Button: Video footage proves Vettel guilt

    Jenson Button believes one needs look no further than television coverage to witness that he was illegally overtaken by Sebastian Vettel at Hockenheim. The...

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  18. Vettel: Lapped Hamilton was stupid to race us 15:48

    Vettel: Lapped Hamilton was stupid to race us

    Sebastian Vettel has labelled Lewis Hamilton ‘stupid’ for delaying his progress when a lap down in Sunday’s German Grand Prix. The 2008 World Champion had lo...

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  19. Alonso celebrates controlled victory in Germany 14:42

    Alonso celebrates controlled victory in Germany

    Fernando Alonso has become the first treble winner of 2012, fending off Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button at Hockenheim. The German passed the Englishman...

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  20. Red Bull escapes penalty through rule loophole 12:04

    Red Bull escapes penalty through rule loophole

    German Grand Prix stewards have elected not to penalise Red Bull following a technical investigation on Sunday morning. Should the Milton Keynes team have...

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  21. Red Bull under investigation over torque maps 11:42

    Red Bull under investigation over torque maps

    Red Bull is currently under investigation by the German Grand Prix stewards, with the cars of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber supposedly running with...

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  22. 11:40

    German Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  23. 00:00

    Video of the Day: Hamilton’s 100th Grand Prix

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  24. Saturday 21 July 2012

  25. 16:38

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Hockenheim

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  26. Pérez docked five places for impeding Räikkönen 16:37

    Pérez docked five places for impeding Räikkönen

    Sergio Pérez has become another driver to receive a penalty at Hockenheim, falling back to 17th on the grid after delaying Kimi Räikkönen in the closing st...

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  27. Hülkenberg delighted with recovery for fourth 16:12

    Hülkenberg delighted with recovery for fourth

    Fourth on the grid for his home Grand Prix marks Nico Hülkenberg’s second best Formula 1 qualifying position, worse only than his Interlagos pole position fo...

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  28. Rosberg still aiming for points from 22nd 16:02

    Rosberg still aiming for points from 22nd

    Not one, but two familiar faces will be starting from near the back in the German Grand Prix. Romain Grosjean and Nico Rosberg qualified 15th and 17th, but...

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  29. McLaren expecting improvement in the dry 15:42

    McLaren expecting improvement in the dry

    Once Mark Webber’s grid penalty is applied, McLaren will start just sixth and seventh for Sunday’s German Grand Prix, with Jenson Button having out...

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  30. Grosjean ‘not happy at all’ with Q2 timing 15:25

    Grosjean ‘not happy at all’ with Q2 timing

    Romain Grosjean is braced for a tough German Grand Prix, as poor timing in qualifying only compounded a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change....

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  31.  Vettel annoyed to be slowed by Webber 15:14

    Vettel annoyed to be slowed by Webber

    Sebastian Vettel was not able to repeat his 2010 Hockenheim pole on Saturday, qualifying second to Fernando Alonso. The German was frustrated to have been...

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  32. Conditions were on the limit, says Alonso 15:04

    Conditions were on the limit, says Alonso

    Fernando Alonso sealed F1 career pole number 22 in Germany on Saturday, moving one spot ahead of Lewis Hamilton for 11th position in the all-time rankings....

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  33. 14:10

    German GP: Full Qualifying results

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  34. Alonso on pole at saturated Hockenheim 14:09

    Alonso on pole at saturated Hockenheim

    Fernando Alonso has picked up his second consecutive pole position, beating the field on a wet track at Hockenheim. Sebastian Vettel shares the front row,...

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  35. 11:09

    German GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  36. Alonso on top in final Hockenheim practice 11:06

    Alonso on top in final Hockenheim practice

    Ahead of qualifying for the German Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso narrowly edged out Lewis Hamilton to top Saturday morning practice. As Mark Webber took a...

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  37. Webber receives grid penalty at Hockenheim 09:38

    Webber receives grid penalty at Hockenheim

    Mark Webber will receive a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's German Grand Prix. Red Bull Racing had to change his gearbox overnight, automatically...

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  38. Friday 20 July 2012

  39. 16:44

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Hockenheim

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  40. Räikkönen hoped for more Super DRS time 16:43

    Räikkönen hoped for more Super DRS time

    Lotus grabbed most headlines in Germany on Friday, becoming the first team to run a Mercedes-like Super DRS concept. However, the Enstone-based team was...

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  41. I’m reasonably pleased, Alonso reports 16:27

    I’m reasonably pleased, Alonso reports

    Fernando Alonso was not jumping to conclusions following two more wet F1 practice sessions in Germany on Friday. As rain showers of various intensities very...

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  42. McLaren confident about latest upgrades 16:14

    McLaren confident about latest upgrades

    The weather prevented McLaren from enjoying a smooth practice session in Germany on Friday, as it did with the entire Formula 1 field, although the Woking...

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  43. Webber describes ‘unreal’ weather conditions 15:33

    Webber describes ‘unreal’ weather conditions

    Formula 1 experienced a wet return to Hockenheim on Friday, with rain washing out much of first and second practice albeit not as badly as at Silverstone....

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  44. Crash was my fault, Schumacher admits 15:22

    Crash was my fault, Schumacher admits

    Michael Schumacher put his hands up after crashing out of the second Hockenheim practice session on Friday afternoon. The Mercedes driver damaged both the...

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  45. Rosberg takes five-place penalty for gearbox 15:13

    Rosberg takes five-place penalty for gearbox

    Nico Rosberg has received a grid penalty of five positions ahead of his home Grand Prix at Hockenheim. This follows a gearbox change after second practice...

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  46. 14:41

    Germany GP: Full Practice 2 results

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  47. Maldonado quickest in another wet session 14:38

    Maldonado quickest in another wet session

    Pastor Maldonado’s name was atop the timesheets when the second Hockenheim practice session ended early on Friday. Once again, rain controlled proceedings a...

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  48. Schumacher: 2013 decision to come in October 13:28

    Schumacher: 2013 decision to come in October

    Michael Schumacher has pinpointed October as the month in which he and Mercedes will announce whether or not he will continue racing in Formula 1. However,...

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  49. McLaren upgrades as Lotus runs Super DRS 11:19

    McLaren upgrades as Lotus runs Super DRS

    Despite the rain, there was a lot to talk about as F1 resumed at Hockenheim on Friday morning. As we knew before the weekend, McLaren rolled out a selection...

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  50. 10:39

    German GP: Full Practice 1 results

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  51. Button fastest as rain hits Hockenheim 10:37

    Button fastest as rain hits Hockenheim

    Jenson Button led a McLaren one-two in Friday’s opening practice for the German Grand Prix, but lap times were misleading as four rain showers broke up the s...

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  52. Thursday 19 July 2012

  53. 15:30

    Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Hockenheim

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  54. Di Resta keen to seal 2013 plans 15:29

    Di Resta keen to seal 2013 plans

    Paul di Resta is eager to have closure with regards to his Formula 1 drive for next year, but insists that the process is on hold until after the Hungarian...

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  55. At a glance: Hockenheim Grand Prix winners 13:32

    At a glance: Hockenheim Grand Prix winners

    This weekend’s German Grand Prix will be the 33rd at Hockenheim - a venue which has changed greatly since 1970. Could Lotus perhaps finally enjoy victory t...

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  56. At a glance: Hockenheim pole position sitters 13:31

    At a glance: Hockenheim pole position sitters

    Hockenheim first hit the Formula 1 scene in 1970 before the German Grand Prix returned to the intimidating original Nürburgring between 1971 and 1976. Last t...

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  57. Hockenheim: Meet me halfway 13:30

    Hockenheim: Meet me halfway

    The German Grand Prix marks the midway point of the 2012 Formula 1 season. Yes, you read that right – how time flies. Last time we visited Hockenheim was t...

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  58. Hockenheim modifies track to prevent corner-cutting 13:24

    Hockenheim modifies track to prevent corner-cutting

    Changes have been made to Hockenheim in order to deter drivers from running wide and gaining an advantage at Turn 1. This comes after Felipe Massa stormed...

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  59. Whitmarsh hoping Hockenheim updates pay off 10:11

    Whitmarsh hoping Hockenheim updates pay off

    McLaren is taking numerous upgrades to Germany in an attempt to reel in their closest rivals atop the World Championship. The Woking team began 2012 with...

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  60. Warwick to be steward in Germany 09:21

    Warwick to be steward in Germany

    Derek Warwick will return to the role of FIA driver steward as Formula 1 continues in Germany this weekend. The former racer will be working alongside of...

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  61. Tuesday 17 July 2012

  62. Pirelli: Teams will decide over changed compound 11:47

    Pirelli: Teams will decide over changed compound

    Last time out at Silverstone, heavy rain meant that Pirelli was unable to test the modified Hard compound tyre which it has developed. It now intends to do...

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  63. Hockenheim DRS zone to come before hairpin 11:24

    Hockenheim DRS zone to come before hairpin

    DRS will be placed on the run up to Hockenheim’s hairpin as Formula 1 returns to the German venue this weekend. As the country’s Grand Prix is now alt...

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  64. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Hülkenberg’s guide to Hockenheim

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  65. Glock prepared for ‘very special weekend’ 02:00

    Glock prepared for ‘very special weekend’

    Timo Glock heads to Hockenheim for his second home Formula 1 race at what is his home track. Although the German has competed in four home country events...

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  66. Monday 16 July 2012

  67. Hockenheim: A new circuit for Pirelli 16:09

    Hockenheim: A new circuit for Pirelli

    With no fixed weather guaranteed, this is just one variable set to be thrown into the mix for the German Grand Prix. However, the fact that Formula 1 tyre...

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