2011

Formula One Legends: World Championship 2011

Posted: January 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

The 2011 season witnessed the domination of a team (Red Bull) and a pilot (Sebastian Vettel).

Vettel won the title in advance after the third place in the Grand Prix of Japan at the end of the season, he scored 134 points more than team mate Webber and went 122 ahead of runner-up Jenson Button.

Button, incidentally, made ​​one of the best seasons of his career. Even without having a car to compete against Red Bull, he won three races and was well ahead of the team’s star, Lewis Hamilton, the world’s pilots.

Hamilton had a season to forget: controversies, accidents and poor performance on the track.

Who also had a bad year was the Ferrari. The car was born bad and Fernando Alonso carried the team on his back during the whole championship. Amounted to more than double the points of teammate Felipe Massa won the only victory of the season and Ferrari all podiums and also on the team.

Massa out of 2011 more pressed than ever. After the accident that took out half of the 2009 season, he did not show the same performance.

Off the slopes, the highlight of the season was on account of the development of cars: mainly related to leakage. Red Bull has developed a system for blowing gas diffuser, providing aerodynamic pressure gain. This model was banned in 2012 after consideration of the FIA who spent a lot of fuel and would go against the current policy of the federation, a more sustainable F1.

Another point of attention in the season was in the front wing of the RB7, Red Bull. Hailed as one of the main secrets of the car, the team was accused by rivals of having a flexible wing, which is prohibited by regulation.

At the end of the year, Ferrari has adopted a similar system, in preparation for the 2012 car.

Grand Prix Date Winning Driver Team Laps Time
Australia 27/03/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 58 01:29:30
Malaysia 10/04/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 56 01:37:40
China 17/04/2011 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 56 01:36:58
Turkey 08/05/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 58 01:30:18
Spain 22/05/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 66 01:39:03
Monaco 29/05/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 78 02:09:38
Canada 12/06/2011 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 70 04:04:40
Europe 26/06/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 57 01:39:36
Great Britain 10/07/2011 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 52 01:28:41
Germany 24/07/2011 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 60 01:37:30
Hungary 31/07/2011 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 70 01:46:42
Belgium 28/08/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 44 01:26:45
Italy 11/09/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 53 01:20:46
Singapore 25/09/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 61 01:59:07
Japan 09/10/2011 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 53 01:30:53
Korea 16/10/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 55 01:38:02
India 30/10/2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 60 01:30:35
Abu Dhabi 13/11/2011 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 55 01:37:12
Brazil 27/11/2011 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault 71 01:32:17

Drivers Championship Standing

  1. Sebastian Vettel 392
  2. Jenson Button 270
  3. Mark Webber 258
  4. Fernando Alonso 257
  5. Lewis Hamilton 227
  6. Felipe Massa 118
  7. Nico Rosberg 89
  8. Michael Schumacher 76
  9. Adrian Sutil 42
  10. Vitaly Petrov 37
  11. Nick Heidfeld 34
  12. Kamui Kobayashi 30
  13. Paul Di Resta 27
  14. Jaime Alguersuari 26
  15. Sebastien Buemi 15
  16. Sergio Perez 14
  17. Rubens Barrichello 4
  18. Bruno Senna 2
  19. Pastor Maldonado 1
  20. Heikki Kovalainen 0
  21. Tonio Liuzzi 0
  22. Jarno Trulli 0
  23. Timo Glock 0

classifica team f1 2011

Constructors Championship Standing

  1. Red Bull 650
  2. McLaren 497
  3. Ferrari F1 375
  4. Mercedes GP 165
  5. Lotus Renault F1 73
  6. Force India 69
  7. Sauber F1 – Ferrari 44
  8. Scuderia Toro Rosso 41
  9. Williams F1 5
  10. Team Lotus F1 0
  11. Virgin Marussia 0
  12. HRT F1 0

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