Formula 1 2008 British Grand Prix

data

2008-07-06
9
Silverstone Circuit
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Heikki Kovalainen KOV
Kimi Räikkönen
lap 18 - 1:32.150
RAI

The 2008 British Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of McLaren.
Despite being on pole position in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Heikki Kovalainen could not convert this into a win.

The race in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was round 9 of 18 of the 2008 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 6 July 2008 12:00 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
rain
59.6°F
86%
11.37 mph
186°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 60 1:39:09.440 10
2 60 +1:08.577 8
3 60 +1:22.273 6
4 59 +1 Lap 5
5 59 +1 Lap 4
6 59 +1 Lap 3
7 59 +1 Lap 2
8 59 +1 Lap 1
9 59 +1 Lap 0
10 59 +1 Lap 0
11 59 +1 Lap 0
12 59 +1 Lap 0
13 58 +2 Laps 0
39 Spun off 0
38 Spun off 0
35 Spun off 0
16 Spun off 0
10 Spun off 0
0 Collision 0
0 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Heikki Kovalainen McLaren 1:21.049
2 Mark Webber Red Bull +0.505
3 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari +0.657
4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren +0.786
5 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber +0.824
6 Fernando Alonso Renault +0.980
7 Nelson Piquet Jr. Renault +1.442
8 Sebastian Vettel Toro Rosso +2.202
9 Felipe Massa Ferrari +2.256
10 Robert Kubica BMW Sauber +-1:-2.-261
11 David Coulthard Red Bull +-1:-1.-875
12 Timo Glock Toyota +-1:-1.-775
13 Sébastien Bourdais Toro Rosso +-1:-1.-518
14 Jarno Trulli Toyota +-1:-1.-448
15 Kazuki Nakajima Williams +0.063
16 Rubens Barrichello Honda +0.463
17 Jenson Button Honda +0.582
18 Nico Rosberg Williams +0.619
19 Adrian Sutil Force India +0.737
20 Giancarlo Fisichella Force India +0.836

driver positions through the laps

2008 British Grand Prix

The 2008 British Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 6 July 2008 at the Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, England. It was the ninth race of the 2008 Formula One season. The 60-lap race was won by Lewis Hamilton for the McLaren team after starting from fourth position on the grid. Nick Heidfeld finished second in a BMW Sauber car, with Rubens Barrichello third in a Honda.

Heikki Kovalainen started from pole position alongside Mark Webber and Kimi Räikkönen. Webber and Räikkönen were passed by Hamilton going into the first corner. Hamilton shadowed Kovalainen in the early stages of the race and passed him for the lead on lap five.

Hamilton's win tied him for the lead of the Drivers' Championship, alongside Massa and Räikkönen. In the Constructors Championship, BMW reduced the lead of Ferrari to 14 points, with McLaren a further 10 behind.


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