Sidepodcast // All for F1 and F1 for all

Next race: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Island
F1Minute // Bitesize Formula One news

Lewis Hamilton wins a wet Belgian Grand Prix // Hamilton made the most of the conditions with Webber in second

Published by Christine Blachford

Lewis Hamilton wins a wet Belgian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins a wet Belgian Grand Prix audio waveform

Hello, this is F1Minute for the 29th August 2010 - the Belgian Grand Prix.

From the second the lights went out, the chaos began. Webber started on pole but went nowhere off the line, whilst Barrichello collided with Alonso, thus on his 300th Grand Prix, he couldn’t make it past the end of the first lap. Gutted. The Safety Car was deployed whilst the Williams was retrieved.

A bit of rain here, a bit of rain there, the race became all about Vettel as he kept getting mixed up in things. He passed Kubica on the safety car restart, and was investigated. He smashed into Button, and was given a drive through penalty. He swiped past Liuzzi and gave himself a puncture. He survived the race but was out of the points. Elsewhere, Hamilton led throughout, and Kubica was sat behind him until he overshot the box during a pit stop and handed second to Webber.

Finally, Alguersuari picked up a single point finishing 10th but was given a 20 second post-race penalty for cutting the chicane, handing the place to Liuzzi.

What a race.

Buy from Amazon - Pocket F1 Handbook: Guide to the 2015 Grand Prix Season

365 F1 stories

Which British F1 champion was killed in a plane crash on this day in 1975?

F1 team launches
McLaren HondaOnline29 Jan
Sauber F1 TeamOnline30 Jan
Scuderia FerrariOnline30 Jan
Scuderia Toro RossoJerez, Spain31 Jan
Infiniti Red Bull RacingJerez, Spain1 Feb
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamJerez, Spain1 Feb
Williams Martini RacingJerez, Spain1 Feb
Lotus F1 TeamJerez, Spain2 Feb
Sahara Force India F1 TeamOnline25 Feb
F1 test schedule
Circuito de JerezSpain1 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain2 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain3 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain4 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain19 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain20 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain21 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain22 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain26 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain27 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain28 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain1 Mar

An Aside with Joe