The delayed Hamilton, Kobayashi, Schumacher and di Resta rounded out the top ten – the Scot scoring points for the second successive grand prix, and this time entirely on merit, and outperforming his far more experienced team-mate Adrian Sutil, who ended up eleventh – whilst Rosberg, Buemi, Alguersuari, Heikki Kovalainen
and Timo Glock
were the final finishers.
But the final word should go to the race-winner, who ebulliently declared to his team on his victorious slowing-down lap: “In the heat, we kept our heads cool – I'm loving it!”
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