It's Easter so I won't go through the usual job of doing the big clip so just a couple of clips from the GP which unfolded pretty much as expected with a cakewalk for Red Bull. For me the unexpected highlight of the race was the performance of the Renaults (along with the Force India) and Valery Petrov's fight with Hamilton.
Renault definitively has the straightline speed but it was all over in the corners as you can see in the clip. The move Petrov put on Hamilton to retake position was fantastic but on the other hand, the move Hamiton made on the next lap was, shall we say, interesting? I counted four changes of direction on the straight and I have no doubt Petrov would have passed him again if he had not driven like that.
I'm also suspecting Hamilton would have been given more than the warning he received had he tried that move on someone other than a rookie in a Renault. Your thoughts?
Also interesting is how well Alonso was able to drive in a car that was in serious trouble mechanically. I would imagine that contributed to the engine failure to some extent but it was great to see Alonso fight to the end rather than cruise to bring home for a few points.
Ferrari looks like it has some issues following cars when on full tanks especially. Massa was stuck behind Buemi, that's not a good thing. Check out the interview with Stefano Domenicali, he conceeds that Mclaren is way faster in a straight line and in Italian says "...Thanks to their, quote, SPECIAL wing". Ferrari not too happy about that one, I guess.
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