News Update 07/18/2008

 

Have Wings, Will Fly: German wunderkind Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as Mark Webber’s teammate at Red Bull for next season. After winning German and European karting championships, Bastian began his single-seater career in Formula BMW Germany, placing second in his rookie year, 2003, with 5 wins and 12 podium finishes from 19 races. The following year in the same series he was on the podium in all 20 races with staggering 18 victories. Replacing the recovering Robert Kubica from his horrendous crash in Canada, Vettel made his Formula 1 debut in the 2007 US Grand Prix at Indianapolis and brought his Sauber-BMW in point paying position. Racing under the wings of Red Bull Sebastian Vettel’s career is now poised for a serious take-off.

Kovalainen on top in Germany!
McLaren say no to Rosberg rumors.
Anthony Hamilton seen speaking with Ferrari!

Final Saturday practice times:

Pos  Driver        Team                     Time              Laps
1.  Kovalainen    McLaren-Mercedes    (B)  1:15.621           18
2.  Massa         Ferrari             (B)  1:15.693 + 0.072   21
3.  Hamilton      McLaren-Mercedes    (B)  1:15.839 + 0.218   21
4.  Alonso        Renault             (B)  1:15.943 + 0.322   18
5.  Vettel        Toro Rosso-Ferrari  (B)  1:16.037 + 0.416   24
6.  Trulli        Toyota              (B)  1:16.133 + 0.512   25
7.  Piquet        Renault             (B)  1:16.161 + 0.540   21
8.  Webber        Red Bull-Renault    (B)  1:16.196 + 0.575   19
9.  Raikkonen     Ferrari             (B)  1:16.380 + 0.759   19
10.  Rosberg       Williams-Toyota     (B)  1:16.405 + 0.784   20
11.  Button        Honda               (B)  1:16.447 + 0.826   22
12.  Coulthard     Red Bull-Renault    (B)  1:16.515 + 0.894   19
13.  Nakajima      Williams-Toyota     (B)  1:16.530 + 0.909   18
14.  Glock         Toyota              (B)  1:16.636 + 1.015   27
15.  Bourdais      Toro Rosso-Ferrari  (B)  1:16.808 + 1.187   23
16.  Heidfeld      BMW Sauber          (B)  1:16.906 + 1.285   24
17.  Sutil         Force India-Ferrari (B)  1:16.938 + 1.317   20
18.  Barrichello   Honda               (B)  1:17.189 + 1.568   20
19.  Fisichella    Force India-Ferrari (B)  1:17.312 + 1.691   22
20.  Kubica        BMW Sauber          (B)  1:17.469 + 1.848   15