What happened in 2008 F1 championship?

What happened in 2008 F1 championship?

It was the eighteenth and final race of the 2008 Formula One World Championship. Ferrari driver Felipe Massa won the 71-lap race from pole position; this was the last of Massa’s 11 wins….

2008 Brazilian Grand Prix
Driver Felipe Massa Ferrari
Time 1:13.736 on lap 36
First Felipe Massa Ferrari

Who won in 2008 F1?

Lewis Hamilton won the Drivers’ title by a point – by overtaking Toyota’s Timo Glock on the final corner of the final lap of the final Grand Prix of the season to claim the required 5th-place finish to win the championship – from Brazilian Felipe Massa, while Massa’s teammate, the 2007 world champion Kimi Räikkönen.

What happened at Monza GP?

The Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen rivalry erupted to a new level in the Italian Grand Prix when the pair came together halfway through the race, with the collision eliminating them both from the race. Afterwards the Mercedes driver said his rival “knew” what the outcome would be when they went into the chicane.

How did Vettel win in 2008?

Vettel crossed the finish line on lap 53 by 12.5 seconds over Kovalainen, becoming the youngest driver in Formula One history to win a Grand Prix. The one-stop strategies used by Kubica and Alonso paid off as they finished in third and fourth, respectively.

Why is Timo Glock slow?

‘ “ Glock wanted to clear the air and tell his version of the story one more time. When the rain resumed, most drivers engineered pit stops for fresh tires, but Glock remained on the track on deteriorating tires. The move enabled him to move up and briefly challenge for a spot on a podium.

Did Verstappen get a penalty after Monza?

Max Verstappen has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the Russian Grand Prix after the stewards judged he was to blame for causing a collision with Lewis Hamilton at Monza.

Who was at fault Monza 2021?

The race stewards — F1’s rotating panel of referees — decided Verstappen was “predominantly to blame” for causing the collision and gave him a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia.

Are Vettel and Raikkonen friends?

In his first stint, Raikkonen became World Champion in 2007 and three years later Vettel took the first of his four consecutive titles. They became good friends but will only be in the paddock together for two more races, with Raikkonen bowing out from the sport after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the age of 42.


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