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German Grand Prix: Vettel breaks jinx to win Germany in July

Pastor Maldonado had appeared on course for Williams' first points of the year, only to be robbed by a faulty tyre change at his final stop. The Venezuelan eventually sunk to 15th, behind Esteban Gutierrez and ahead of Williams team-mate Valtteri Bottas while Charles Pic overcame his own gremlins to win the battle of the backmarkers ahead of Caterham team-mate Giedo van der Garde and Marussia's Max Chilton.

Vettel's victory - his fourth of the year – re-established his advantage over Alonso to 34 points, with Red Bull enjoying a 67-point cushion over Mercedes in the constructors' table heading into a three-week break before Hungary.



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07.07.2013-  Race, Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB9
05.07.2013- Free Practice 2, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams F1 Team FW35
06.07.2013- Free Practice 3, Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sauber F1 Team C32
05.07.2013- Free Practice 2, Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Mercedes MP4-28
07.07.2013-  Race, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W04 Luiz Razia (BRA), Marussia F1 TEAM MR02 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W04
06.07.2013- Qualifying, Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F138
07.07.2013-  Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Lotus F1 Team E21 leads Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E21
07.07.2013-  Race, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB9 race winner
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E22
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB10
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
19.09.2014- Free Practice 1, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10

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Fernandabulous

July 07, 2013 5:58 PM

another win for vettel. extended his championship lead despite not really being the quickest from yesterday morning. broke the no wins in july and germany hoodoo in a single victory. it may take some hoodoo for anyone to stop him maintaining the records of schumacher and fangio winning a fourth title after a previous three on the bounce

Murph64

July 08, 2013 1:54 AM

Ptolemy, I agree with you, don't forget KR was on used softs at his last pit stop. It's FA on new softs that should of been able to get a podium. Vettel is a true champion except it people.



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