Round 10 / British Grand Prix

Race Results

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired PTS
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 52 1:21:08.452 26
2 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 52 +24.928s 18
3 16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 52 +30.117s 15
4 10 Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing Honda 52 +34.692s 12
5 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing Honda 52 +39.458s 10
6 55 Carlos Sainz McLaren Renault 52 +53.639s 8
7 3 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 52 +54.401s 6
8 7 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 52 +65.540s 4
9 26 Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda 52 +66.720s 2
10 27 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 52 +72.733s 1
11 4 Lando Norris McLaren Renault 52 +74.281s 0
12 23 Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda 52 +75.617s 0
13 18 Lance Stroll Racing Point BWT Mercedes 52 +81.086s 0
14 63 George Russell Williams Mercedes 51 +1 lap 0
15 88 Robert Kubica Williams Mercedes 51 +1 lap 0
16 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 51 +1 lap 0
17 11 Sergio Perez Racing Point BWT Mercedes 51 +1 lap 0
NC 99 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 18 DNF 0
NC 8 Romain Grosjean Haas Ferrari 9 DNF 0
NC 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas Ferrari 6 DNF 0

Note – Hamilton scored an additional point for setting the fastest lap of the race. Vettel received a ten-second time penalty for causing a collision.



 


Alfa Romeo Racing Team Quotes

Weather: overcast, 18.1-18.8°C air, 28.4-27.9°C track

The British Grand Prix produced emotions, thrills and spills – not just from lights to flag, but also before the race even started. As the drivers’ parade got underway, spectators – and the place was fantastically packed today – were treated to a special show. It’s not every day you get to see a car that wrote history, driven on a Grand Prix circuit by a World Champion: but that’s exactly what happened when Kimi Räikkönen got behind the wheel of our Alfetta.

“I really enjoyed driving the 1950 Alfetta,” said the Iceman. “It was a bit loud, I should have had worn some earplugs! But it was a great experience.” It sure was – the car started in a big puff of smoke, its roar filling the air, and off they went. Kimi pushed – he held nothing back.

The race had a similar theme. On one of the most historical tracks on the calendar, after driving the first race winning-car in the championship, the most experienced driver on the grid went on to produce a solid display, bringing home points for the third race in a row. The only blot on our copybook on an otherwise good weeknd was the DNF for Antonio due to a mechanical problem, but we can still be positive about another top ten finish and a fighting performance among the squabbling midfield.

Silverstone and its history. The Alfetta and its heritage. Kimi and his unmistakeable style. The British Grand Prix weekend was a thrilling one in a unique setting and with great characters – definitive proof that Old School still has got it.


Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
“Bringing home four points is a good result but it’s always a bit disappointing when one car doesn’t see the chequered flag. Overall it was a good team performance: Kimi drove a solid race and was able to make the most of the opportunities that came his way. Antonio would have been close to him, but unfortunately a mechanical issue meant his race ended in a gravel trap. Once again, we were able to fight in the midfield but we still need to work hard to retain the ground we made up.”

Kimi Räikkönen (car number 7):
Alfa Romeo Racing C38 (Chassis 04/Ferrari)
Result: 8th
Fastest lap: 1:30.034

Tyres: New Medium (17 laps) – New Hard (35 laps)

“P8 is a positive result. My car was handling quite nicely around the corners today, but we were lacking a bit of straight line speed. At the end I was fighting to keep the Toro Rosso of Kvyat behind by trying to stay in the DRS window of the car in front of me. It wasn’t the easiest weekend but we will happily take the points.”

Antonio Giovinazzi (car number 99):
Alfa Romeo Racing C38 (Chassis 02/Ferrari)
Result: DNF
Fastest lap: 1:32.464
Tyres: New Medium (18 laps – DNF)

“It is disappointing not to finish the race – something went wrong with the car and put me in the gravel but we don’t yet know what. We will investigate when the car is back. It’s unfortunate but it’s how racing goes. I was quite close to Kimi and we were on similar strategies, so I could have been in or close to the points, but we can still be pleased about our performance. We scored a good result for the team and we made another step forward. The midfield is very close so we need to keep working hard to remain there.

 


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1 thought on “Round 10 / British Grand Prix

  1. The best driver in all grid!!!

    On Sat, 20 Jul 2019, 18:33 KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN SPACE, wrote:

    > Evenstar Saima posted: “Race Results Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired > PTS 1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 52 1:21:08.452 26 2 77 Valtteri Bottas > Mercedes 52 +24.928s 18 3 16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 52 +30.117s 15 4 10 > Pier” >

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