Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) won Sunday at Yeongam the 16th round of the season ahead of teammate. He took the championship lead to (Ferrari), third. Under the spotlight, Romain Grosjean (Lotus) made a run and finished seventh anonymous.
Sebastian Vettel finished the championship cannonball. With a third consecutive victory Sunday in Yeongam, German Red Bull grabbed the head of the World Championship for six points, then there are only four races on the calendar. A week after Suzuka, the 2010 champion and 2011 again led from start to finish. Second on the grid, he immediately overwhelmed Australian teammate Mark Webber, who finished second to 8 "2.
"She wants my hat!" Amused himself the winner on the podium, about a stewardess who had not been briefed on the need to have selected at the time of interviews. "I am absolutely delighted," he said, answering the old driver Johnny Herbert. "The foundation (the win) was a good start. I was not sure because I was on the dirty side of the track, but I received a proper grip and I took a very good start. I think Mark [Webber] had a bit of skating, so I could carry me to its height., but it was not finished, because the straight line is long, long. Climbing reports until the seventh, I saw beside me. I tried to use KERS to defend myself, and luckily I had a good first corner exit. I managed to stay ahead, then I tried to attack. It was tight in the first stint: Mark was constantly in my aspiration. Towards the end, I felt that I was a little more reserved in my tires so I could go a little further. We made two pit stops shining. My only mistake was a rather marked wheel lock at the front right at turn 3. In the end of the race I was able to control the gap. We were worried about the front tires because we saw many drivers block the wheels, skipping ropes. "
"My start was not sensational," acknowledged Mark Webber, citing "a very poor run to the first corner." After that, it was not the best thing not to carry. I tried to make her aspiration but we were one behind the other in the back straight. Apart from that, he was managing the tires, pay attention to the degradation of the front right tire. At the end of each stage, it was difficult, "noted the Australian, still fifth in the World, with now 62 points behind.
Uneventful race for Grosjean
Even less able to keep pace with the native Heppenheim, Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) has reached the finish in third place, 13 "9. Spaniard, world number one from the European Grand Prix on 24 Last June, so retrograde to the second place in the championship drivers (209 points against 215 for Vettel). Plagued by problems graining on the right front tire of the machine, as the Red Bull drivers, "Nando" was protected the end of the race by his team, who passed his teammateset the do not attack. "you're a little too close to Fernando," he pointed his chief engineer, Rod Smedley. Brazilian in Following his podium at the Grand Prix of Japan has confirmed a return to form conducive to justify the next extension of his contract in 2013. stuck in fourth place, 20 "1.
Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus) has retained its third place in the championship by finishing fifth, 36 seconds. In truth, the Finns, who benefited exclusively from Lotus's new exhaust system Coanda effect has never really been competitive all weekend. For teammate Romain Grosjean, the challenge was elsewhere. It was a cautious start to operate and conduct a discreet race down to media pressure to its maximum since the fault of the Japanese Grand Prix. Mission accomplished painfully: French has stumbled, struggled unsuccessfully against the German Nico Hulkenberg (Force India), who finally beat the sixth place.
However, his compatriot Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) has experienced a particularly good Sunday. Party sixteenth, Francilien has delivered great battles in the squad peaking at eighth place, ahead of his teammate Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Briton, perdition driving a McLaren deteriorated over the airfoil. With only item, the Woking team definitely knows that she has no next world champion as was eliminated in the first round by Kamui Kobayashi (Sauber) a little too excited as he can then be sometimes.