Post Race Analysis - German Grand Prix

This is an open discussion, summary, and statistics listing following the 2014 German Grand Prix. Obvious spoilers below...

Another turn 1 crash involving Felipe Massa kicked off the start to a race filled with fantastic mid-field battles. Massa turned into Kevin Magnussen, who was already at the apex, clipping the McLaren and sending Massa's Williams FW36 upside down before toppling over once again. Magnussen and bystander Ricciardo's cars were relatively unharmed, but Massa had to walk away before the first lap was complete again.

The race lead was unchallenged and Nico Rosberg cruised to an easy victory at his home Grand Prix; Hamilton occasionally gave moments of tension from choosing a differing tire strategy after starting P20 from a bad qualifying session and a gearbox change, but was eventually cut short after clipping Jenson Button's McLaren and damaging the W05's front wing, forcing him to make an additional pit stop.

And we also saw a near repeat battle between Red Bull and Ferrari, this time however with Ricciardo blocking Fernando's faster pace.

Hamilton then began to make up incredible ground on Valtteri Bottas, closing in at over a second a lap. The Brit then had trouble getting round the Williams, to the point his tires were shot and had to settle for 3rd on the podium.

What great stories did you see unfold at Hockenheim?

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Post Race Analysis - German Grand Prix


2014 Formula 1 German Grand Prix

PositionConstructorDriverTime/GapGrid
1.MercedesNico Rosberg1:33.42.9141
2.WilliamsValtteri Bottas+20.7 secs2
3.MercedesLewis Hamilton+22.5 secs20
4.Red BullSebastian Vettel+44.0 secs6
5.FerrariFernando Alonso+52.4 secs7
6.Red BullDaniel Ricciardo+52.5 secs5
7.Force IndiaNico Hulkenberg+64.1 secs9
8.McLarenJenson Button+84.7 secs11
9.McLarenKevin Magnussen+1 Lap4
10.Force IndiaSergio Perez+1 Lap10
11.FerrariKimi Raikkonen+1 Lap12
12.LotusPastor Maldonado+1 Lap18
13.Toro RossoJean-Eric Vergne+1 Lap13
14.SauberEsteban Gutierrez+1 Lap16
15.MarussiaJules Bianchi+1 Lap17
16.CaterhamKamui Kobayashi+2 Laps19
17.MarussiaMax Chilton+2 Laps21
18.CaterhamMarcus Ericsson+2 Laps22
19.SauberAdrian Sutil+20 Laps15
20.Toro RossoDaniil Kvyat+23 Laps8
21.LotusRomain Grosjean+41 Laps14
22.WilliamsFelipe Massa+67 Laps3

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Drivers' Championship Standings

PositionDriverNationalityTeamPoints
1.Nico RosbergGermanMercedes190
2.Lewis HamiltonBritishMercedes176
3.Daniel RicciardoAustralianRed Bull106
4.Fernando AlonsoSpanishFerrari97
5.Valtteri BottasFinnishWilliams91
6.Sebastian VettelGermanRed Bull82
7.Nico HulkenbergGermanForce India69
8.Jenson ButtonBritishMcLaren59
9.Kevin MagnussenDanishMcLaren37
10.Felipe MassaBrazilianWilliams30
11.Sergio PerezMexicanForce India29
12.Kimi RaikkonenFinnishFerrari19
13.Jean-Eric VergneFrenchToro Rosso9
14.Romain GrosjeanFrenchLotus8
15.Daniil KvyatRussianToro Rosso6
16.Jules BianchiFrenchMarussia2
17.Adrian SutilGermanSauber0
18.Marcus EriccsonSwedishCaterham0
19.Pastor MaldonadoVenezuelanLotus0
20.Esteban GutierrezMexicanSauber0
21.Max ChiltonBritishMarussia0
22.Kamui KobayashiJapaneseCaterham0

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Constructors' Championship

PositionConstructorPoints
1.Mercedes366
2.Red Bull188
3.Williams121
4.Ferrari116
5.Force India98
6.McLaren96
7.Toro Rosso15
8.Lotus8
9.Marussia2
10.Sauber0
11.Caterham0

Post Race Analysis - German Grand Prix


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