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DON’T FORGET!!!

 Hey F1 and specially Seb fanatic readers!!!!!

Please don’t forget to sent us your Birthday wishes for Seb! His birthday is on this saturday! Sent you pictures until Friday 2nd July noon !!! you can find all the details here –> https://vettelfanatics94.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/birthday-wishes/ 

We want to get many pictures to make this a spectacular action!

See you soon!

your Banu and Jenny

Double win for Germany!

I think the most Sebastian Vettel fans wished that we will get a very very boring race. But this race was not boring this was totally and absolutely thrilling from lap 1 to 57!

Already the start was very close with Hamilton first kissing slightly Webber’s car and then few corners later kissing more heavily Seb, who went then extreme close to the wall but it went well and Seb kept the lead. But his teammate Webber lost many places and was after the first lap down from 2nd to 9th. He was also the first man of the top10 to come in for a tyre change in lap 7. He rejoined the track at the end of the field. Maybe a bit too far away…

Because in lap later he had a very spectacular crash! He crashed into Kovalainen’s  Lotus and made a looping and flew over the track! But luckily he could step out of the car alone and he is totally ok!!!

For sure the safety car went out then and this was the cause of a drive through penalty for Hamilton as he overtook the safety car and after the race 9 other drivers got 5 sec penalties for safety-car rule infringements.

Seb had before the safety car went out a comfortable gap to Lewis but for sure due to the safety car Lewis got close to him and nearly overtook him as Seb didn’t braked very well in the final corner xD

But, the old cool fast, Seb stayed first and as Lewis had to take the drive through Seb got a 15 sec  gap to him! Even if this gap got smaller as Seb was stuck a bit in traffic while overlapping…

Typic Seb, he pushed as hell to get the fastest lap xD he always wants to get this! But Schumi and Button were faster xD

The best thing at the end of races is the victory team radio, the drivers mostly totally freak out 😀 this time seb freaked out and his team principal Christian Horner said to him: This was Germany’s best result for today!!

Sorry Christian but you got it a bit wrong as Germany won 4:1 over England.

Well, this was definitely an thrilling rae ith a very scaring crash by Webber! And I know that many Seb fans said after Istanbul crash that they hate Webber but I think they were all scared and hold their breath when they saw this crash, and hoped that nothing happened to him!

Well in fact this was for all Seb fans and amazing race with his 2nd win of this season and his 7th win of his carreer.

The next race will be the British GP at Silverstone in 2 weeks!

But until then you won’t get bored if you check out our blog more often than usual. We will have a Summer-Special starting on Seb’s birthday next Saturday! So stay tuned and don’t forget to send us your birthday wish for Seb!

After the result of the race you can find to videos of today’s race!

See you soon!

Your Jenny

xoxo

***UPDATE***

our great Twitter friend @x_elly_ just remind me of two cool scenes of the race. DUring the safety car after Mark’s crash almost the whole field pitted and suddenly Kobayashi, who didn’t pit , was 3rd between hamilton and Button! he stayed there until his pitstop in the last few laps! And an other craz situation was when there was a beerbottle rolling over the track XD

Two cool moments and a huge thank to @x_elly_ for reminding me of that!

2010 FORMULA 1 TELEFÓNICA GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 5 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 57 1:40:29.571 1 25
2 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 57 +5.0 secs 3 18
3 1 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 57 +12.6 secs 7 15
4 9 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 57 +25.6 secs 9 12
5 11 Robert Kubica Renault 57 +27.1 secs 6 10
6 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 57 +30.1 secs 13 8
7 23 Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 57 +30.9 secs 18 6
8 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 57 +32.8 secs 4 4
9 16 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 57 +36.2 secs 11 2
10 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 57 +44.3 secs 12 1
11 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 57 +46.6 secs 5  
12 22 Pedro de la Rosa BMW Sauber-Ferrari 57 +47.4 secs 16  
13 17 Jaime Alguersuari STR-Ferrari 57 +48.2 secs 17  
14 12 Vitaly Petrov Renault 57 +48.2 secs 10  
15 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes GP 57 +48.8 secs 15  
16 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 57 +50.8 secs 14  
17 25 Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 56 +1 Lap 21  
18 20 Karun Chandhok HRT-Cosworth 55 +2 Laps 23  
19 24 Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 55 +2 Laps 22  
20 21 Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 55 +2 Laps 24  
21 18 Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 53 +4 Laps 19  
Ret 10 Nico Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 49 Exhaust 8  
Ret 19 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 8 Accident damage 20  
Ret 6 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 8 Accident 2  

Normal Service then?

OF course this circuit did not suit the Red Bulls!!! OH WAIT! ONE QUESTION : Why did they get pole? Oh wait because they were fast! But it wasn’t the in-form Webber that got pole, it was his teammate Sebastian Vettel who had the last 4 races tough. But moving on to Valencia , Alonso and Ferrari was to be feared the most with their upgrades; but despite being supreme in Friday Practice 2 he managed to only turn that into a lowly4th while his teammate who many have already discounted for this title race came 5th right behind him. The Mercedes’ both had a session to forget as both failed to make the final session of qualifying with Schumacher coming 15th and Rosberg got an horrible birthday present by qualifying 12th.

The 7 time World champion already had a bit of problem in Q1 wth the new bies occassionally going faster that him. When did you think you would hear that eh? The McLarens of Hamilton and Button on the final flying lap made mistakes that cost perhaps only one of them dearly. Hamilton, een with locking up his brakes, went 3rd overall while teammate Button perhaps rued the mistake he made as he went 7th overall.

Perhaps the biggest suprise of the day was the 2 Williams of Hulkenberg and Barrichello making it into Q3!!! But they also set identical times to 3 decimal places!! However, since Hulkenberg went first : he got position.

About his pole position, Sebastian  Vettel had to say : “This circuit shouldn’t be our strongest but it’s good to put the car on pole.”It was very tough because we reintroduced our ‘F-duct’ (aerodynamic device) for this weekend and the mechanics had only an hour or two of sleep, so it’s good to say thank you and put the cars one and two.” While team-principal Christian Horner said :

“This was the race we absolutely didn’t expect to be on pole. It (the track) absolutely doesn’t suit our car.”The F-duct has worked really well around here. A lot of effort has gone into analysing the data from that. That kind of team effort is what is getting the performance to the car.”

SO !!!!!!!! 16 MINUTES TILL RACE COVERAGE ON BBC!!!!! SWITCH THAT ON AND NOT THE FOOTBALL!!!!!!! BYE!

Pos Country Driver Car Team Q1 Q2 Q3
1 germany Sebastian Vettel 5 Red Bull-Renault 1:38.324 1:38.015 1:37.587
2 australia Mark Webber 6 Red Bull-Renault 1:38.549 1:38.041 1:37.662
3 great britain Lewis Hamilton 2 McLaren-Mercedes 1:38.697 1:38.158 1:37.969
4 spain Fernando Alonso 8 Ferrari 1:38.472 1:38.179 1:38.075
5 brazil Felipe Massa 7 Ferrari 1:38.657 1:38.046 1:38.127
6 poland Robert Kubica 11 Renault 1:38.132 1:38.062 1:38.137
7 great britain Jenson Button 1 McLaren-Mercedes 1:38.360 1:38.399 1:38.210
8 germany Nico Hulkenberg 10 Williams-Cosworth 1:38.843 1:38.523 1:38.428
9 brazil Rubens Barrichello 9 Williams-Cosworth 1:38.449 1:38.326 1:38.428
10 russia Vitaly Petrov 12 Renault 1:39.004 1:38.552 1:38.523
11 switzerland Sebastien Buemi 16 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:39.096 1:38.586
12 germany Nico Rosberg 4 Mercedes GP 1:38.752 1:38.627
13 germany Adrian Sutil 14 Force India-Mercedes 1:39.021 1:38.851
14 italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 15 Force India-Mercedes 1:38.969 1:38.884
15 germany Michael Schumacher 3 Mercedes GP 1:38.994 1:39.234
16 spain Pedro de la Rosa 22 BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.003 1:39.264
17 spain Jaime Alguersuari 17 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:39.128 1:39.458
18 japan Kamui Kobayashi 23 BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.343
19 italy Jarno Trulli 18 Lotus-Cosworth 1:40.658
20 finland Heikki Kovalainen 19 Lotus-Cosworth 1:40.882
21 brazil Lucas di Grassi 25 Virgin-Cosworth 1:42.086
22 germany Timo Glock 24 Virgin-Cosworth 1:42.140
23 india Karun Chandhok 20 Hispania-Cosworth 1:42.600
24 brazil Bruno Senna 21 Hispania-Cosworth 1:42.851

Another funny vid that should make you laugh xD

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Birthday Wishes

Seb Vettel fans you all know the date??? July the 3rd ???

We are excited about it and we bet that you are too!

We would like to ask a favour of you. We had the idea that you all write your Happy Birthday wishes for Seb on a sheet of paper and take a pic of you together with the sheet. You could do anything with that piece of paper: Draw Seb, f1 or write greetings!

You can send us a link with the picture uploaded at twitpic, facebook, flicker or other sites as a tweet or as a comment here! You can send us the tweet to @vettel_fan94 or @f1fanatic94 but please hashtag it with #Seb_Bday  !!

Thanks for your help!!!

Your Banu and Jenny

Nazionale Piloti

As you might know, some F1 drivers play on the Wednesday before some races in Charity Football matches.

They play in a team called “Nazionale Piloti”, which was founded to gain money for the “nazionale piloti foundation” which supports many different charity organizations (you can find a full list here)

Some of the F1 drivers who play at the Nazionale Piloti are Seb, Alguersuari, Trulli, Rosberg, Massa and Alonso. Only to name some. They play mostly against a team of national Allstars.

This year there are 8 matches set to be.  The first ones where at Bahrain and at Monaco.

Now seem to come 6 more matches but as at some dates there isn’t written the place where it should be held and neither the team which they will play against is written. So I am not sure if these matches will really be held. However, here is the schedule of this years matches:

Town Stadium Date Opposing Team
Bahrain   March 10  
Monte Carlo Louis II Stadium May 11 A.S. Star Team for the Children
Istanbul Ali Sami Yen Stadium May 26 Turkey All Stars
Wiesbaden Brita Arena July 21 Bigg All Stars
Budapest   July 28  
Bruxelles Machtens Stadium August 25 Belgian Celebraties
Monza Brianteo Stadium September 08  
Abu Dhabi   November 10  

 

I hope for you that you might have the possibility to go to one of the matches!

If you want to have more news or information on the Nazionale Piloti you can check there website here

I hope you enjoyed the post and I promise that you will hear great news from us before the Valencia GP!!!

See you later!!

Your Jenny