F1 2014 Alternative Championships: Round 9/19 (England) – Lewis wins for home crowd

LEWIS HAMILTON won the 2014 British Grand Prix at Silverstone to move to just four points behind championship leader and team-mate Nico Rosberg, who suffered his first DNF of the season.

The win was the 2008 World Champion’s second at Silverstone and the 27th of his career, putting him joint seventh with Sir Jackie Stewart on the all-time list.

Hamilton gained 25 points on Rosberg with this win.

Hamilton gained 25 points on Rosberg with this win. (www1.skysports.com/f1).

Race winner: (44) Lewis Hamilton (ENG) – Mercedes. 52 laps. 2h26:52.094 (77.867 mph). Race Red-Flagged for an hour.

Pole-position: (6) Nico Rosberg (GER) – Mercedes. 1:35.766 (137.849 mph).

Fastest Lap: (44) Lewis Hamilton (ENG) – Mercedes. 1:37.176 (135.848 mph) Lap 26.

Official Drivers’ Standings after round 9 of 19

Position

Driver

Constructor

Points

Gap

1

(6) Nico Rosberg (GER)

Mercedes

165

2

(44) Lewis Hamilton (ENG)

Mercedes

161

-4

3

(3) Daniel Ricciardo (AUS)

Red Bull

98

-67

4

(14) Fernando Alonso (ESP)

Ferrari

87

-78

5

(77) Valtteri Bottas (FIN)

Williams

73

-92

6

(1) Sebastian Vettel (GER)

Red Bull

70

-95

7

(27) Nico Hülkenberg (GER)

Force India

63

-102

8

(22) Jenson Button (ENG)

McLaren

55

-110

9

(20) Kevin Magnussen (DEN)

McLaren

35

-130

10

(19) Felipe Massa (BRA)

Williams

30

-135

11

(11) Sergio Pérez (MEX)

Force India

28

-137

12

(7) Kimi Räikkönen (FIN)

Ferrari

19

-146

13

(25) Jean-Éric Vergne (FRA)

Toro Rosso

9

-156

14

(8) Romain Grosjean (FRA)

Lotus

8

-157

15

(26) Daniil Kvyat (RUS)

Toro Rosso

6

-159

16

(17) Jules Bianchi (FRA)

Marussia

2

-163

17

(99) Adrian Sutil (GER)

Sauber

0

-165

18

(9) Marcus Ericsson (SWE)

Caterham

0

-165

19

(13) Pastor Maldonado (VEN)

Lotus

0

-165

20

(21) Esteban Gutiérrez (MEX)

Sauber

0

-165

21

(4) Max Chilton (ENG)

Marussia

0

-165

22

(10) Kamui Kobayashi (JPN)

Caterham

0

-165

There are 275 points still available.

Official Constructors’ Standings after round 9 of 19

Position

Constructor

Engine

Points

Gap

1

Mercedes (GER)

326

2

Red Bull (AUT)

Renault

168

-158

3

Ferrari (ITA)

106

-220

4

Williams (ENG)

Mercedes

103

-223

5

Force India (IND)

Mercedes

91

-235

6

McLaren (ENG)

Mercedes

90

-236

7

Toro Rosso (ITA)

Renault

15

-311

8

Lotus (ENG)

Renault

8

-318

9

Marussia (RUS)

Ferrari

2

-324

10

Sauber (SUI)

Ferrari

0

-326

11

Caterham (MAL)

Renault

0

-326

There are 473 points still available.

1935 European Drivers’ Championship.

Position

Driver

Points

1

Nico Rosberg (6)

18

2

Lewis Hamilton (44)

21

3

Daniel Ricciardo (3)

34

4

Valtteri Bottas (77)

34

5

Kevin Magnussen (20)

35

6

Fernando Alonso (14)

35

7

Jenson Button (22)

35

8

Nico Hülkenberg (27)

36

9

Romain Grosjean (8)

37

10

Kimi Räikkönen (7)

39

11

Max Chilton (4)

39

12

Esteban Gutiérrez (21)

41

13

Sebastian Vettel (1)

42

14

Sergio Pérez (11)

42

15

Felipe Massa (19)

42

16

Daniil Kvyat (26)

42

17

Jules Bianchi (17)

42

18

Kamui Kobayashi (10)

42

19

Jean-Éric Vergne (25)

43

20

Adrian Sutil (99)

44

21

Marcus Ericsson (9)

45

22

Pastor Maldonado (13)

46

Hülkenberg is the only driver on par points, 36.

1935 European Constructors’ Championship.

Position

Driver

Points

1

Mercedes

39

2

McLaren

70

3

Ferrari

74

4

Red Bull

76

5

Williams

76

6

Force India

78

7

Marussia

81

8

Lotus

83

9

Toro Rosso

85

10

Sauber

85

11

Caterham

87

Par points = 72.

Rookies’ Championship.

Position

Driver

Points

1

Kevin Magnussen (20)

228

2

Daniil Kvyat (26)

128

3

Marcus Ericsson (9)

81

Nations’ Championship.

Position

Nation

Points

1

England

191

2

Germany

177

3

Spain

102

4

Australia

98

5

Finland

95

6

Denmark

58

7

Brazil

48

8

Mexico

47

9

France

47

10

Russia

29

11

Sweden

5

12

Venezuela

4

13

Japan

4

 

The Next Grand Prix…

This weekend Formula 1 travels to the nation that recently won its fourth FIFA World Cup, Germany – more specifically, Hockenheim. It looks certain that Germany’s Mercedes will carry on their dominance of this season at their home race too.

This will be the 75th German Grand Prix.

Current drivers who have won the German Grand Prix:

  • Fernando Alonso (3): 2005 (Renault), 2010 & 2012 (Ferrari).
  • Lewis Hamilton (2): 2008 (McLaren) & 2011 (Mercedes) at the Nürburgring.
  • Sebastian Vettel: 2013 (Red Bull) at the Nürburgring.

Most wins: Rudolf Caracciola (6): 1926† (first German GP), ’28†, ’31†, ‘32*, ‘37* & ‘39* (Mercedes).

Current constructors who have won the German Grand Prix:

  • Ferrari (22 – record at any Grand Prix) – 1950†, ’51, ’52, ’53, ’56, ’59, ’63, ’64, ’72, ’74, ’77, ’82, ’83, ’85, ’94, ’99, 2000, ’02, ’04, ’06, ’10 & ’12.
  • Williams (9): 1979, ’86, ’87, ’91, ’92, ’93, ’96, 2001 & ’03.
  • Mercedes (8): 1926†, ‘27†, ‘28†, ‘31†, ’37*, ‘38*, ‘39* & ’54.
  • McLaren (8): 1976, ’84, ’88, ’89, ’90, ’98, 2008 & ’11.
  • Red Bull (2): 2009 & ’13.

*Race part of the pre-war European Championship. †Race not part of a championship.

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