F1 Hype: German Grand Prix (Quick Result)

Formula One returned to the Hokenheimring in Germany over the weekend for the German Grand Prix, the home GP of Sebastien Vettel, Timo Glock, and of course Michael Schumacher.  Three Germans in total gunning for the win but it was Fernando Alonso who dominated the weekend.  First the Spaniard captured the pole in qualifying and once the lights went out on Sunday that was all she wrote as Fernando led the race from start to finish becoming the first three time winner of the season and also becoming the points leader.  Sebastien Vettel was in second place.  I say “was” because he passed Jenson Button for second place position on the last turn of the last lap but in doing so took all four wheels off track to complete the pass.  After review the race stewards gave Vettel a 20 second penalty which pushed him back to fifth place, bumping Jenson to second and Kimi Raikkonen to third.

For a full post race report check out what the guys at SPEED had to say.

[Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images]

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