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2014 Point Standings
After Canada
Championship Standings:
1 Nico Rosberg 140
2 Lewis Hamilton 118
3 Daniel Ricciardo 79
4 Fernando Alonso 69
5 Sebastien Vettel 60
6 Nico Hulkenberg 57
7 Jenson Button 43
8 Valtteri Bottas 40
9 Kevin Magnussen 23
10 Sergio Perez 20
11 Felipe Massa 18
12 Kimi Raikkonen 18
13 Romain Grosjean 8
14 Jean-Eric Vergne 8
15 Daniil Kyvat 4
16 Jules Bianchi 1

Wins:
1 Lewis Hamilton 4
2 Nico Rosberg 2
3 Daniel Ricciardo 1

Pole Positions:
1 Lewis Hamilton 4
2 Nico Rosberg 3

Podium Finishes
1 Nico Rosberg 7
2 Lewis Hamilton 5
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3
4 Sebastien Vettel 2
T5 Jenson Button 1
T5 Kevin Magnussen 1
T5 Fernando Alonso 1
T5 Sergio Perez 1

Fastest Laps:
1 Nico Rosberg 3
T2 Lewis Hamilton 1
T2 Sebastien Vettel 1
T2 Kimi Raikkonen 1
T2 Felipe Massa 1

Laps Led:
1 Lewis Hamilton 227
2 Nico Rosberg 206
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3
4 Felipe Massa 2

Manufacturer Statistics:
Constructors Championship
:
1 Mercedes 258
2 Red Bull-Renault 139
3 Ferrari 87
4 Force-India Mercedes 77
5 McLaren-Mercedes 66
6 Williams-Mercedes 58
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 12
8 Lotus-Renault 8
9 Marussia-Ferrari 2
10 Sauber-Ferrari 0
11 Caterham-Renault 0

Wins
1 Mercedes 6
2 Red Bull Renault 1

Pole Positions:
1 Mercedes 7

Podium Finishes
1 Mercedes 12
2 Red Bull-Renault 5
3 McLaren-Mercedes 2
T4 Force-India Mercedes 1
T4 Ferrari 1

Qualifying
Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 5
Sebastian Vettel 2

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 4
Nico Rosberg 3

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 5
Kimi Raikkonen 2

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 7
Pastor Maldonado 0

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 4
Kevin Magnussen 3

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 5
Sergio Perez 2

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 4
Adrian Sutil 3

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 2
Jean-Eric Vergne 5

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 4
Felipe Massa 3

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 4
Max Chilton 3
Peter Gethin 1940-2011

Lola remembers former driver
Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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Peter Gethin
Peter Gethin, who died yesterday at the age of 71, was one of the most dependable and versatile racing drivers of the late 1960s and 1970s. Successful in most forms of motor sport at his time, Gethin was a true enthusiast who won many races driving for Lola amongst many other constructors.

Peter Gethin
Perhaps best known for winning the now legendary 1971 Italian Grand Prix for BRM, Gethin was a well liked and respected racing driver, who also knew the engineering practicalities of how to make a racing car go faster. This fact is perhaps why Lola founder Eric Broadley was so fond of Gethin.

The son of the famous jockey Ken Gethin, Peter took up the reins of a very different horsepower relatively late in 1967. The following year he showed well in Formula Three before he took two consecutive British F5000 titles in 1969 and 1970. It was in 1970 that Gethin found himself replacing Bruce McLaren after the Kiwis death at Goodwood. Along with Denny Hulme, Gethin helped the team rebuild itself after its founder’s death.

For 1971 Gethin was drafted into the BRM team after Pedro Rodriguez's tragic death at Norisring. In only his second race for the team he took that epic win at Monza, still the closest ever finish to a Formula One race, beating Ronnie Peterson's March-Ford by just 0.01s and at an average speed of just over 150mph!

Further Grand Prix appearances, again for BRM in 1973 and Graham Hill's Embassy team in 1974, were mere cameos but Gethin's success continued in F5000 and Can-Am. Hustling the thunderous Lola T400 F5000 machine, Gethin won many more races in 1975, including thrilling battles at Zolder (pictured below behind Teddy Pilette), Zandvoort and Brands Hatch.

Peter Gethin at Zandvoort
In Can-Am, Gethin was also tough to beat and he took the final race win of his career at Elkhart Lake in July 1977 where in the Team VDS Lola T333 he beat the up-and-coming F1 star Gilles Villeneuve in his Wolf WD1.

After retiring from driving, Gethin took up the reigns of engineering and team management, firstly for the Toleman F1 team where he worked with rookie sensation Ayrton Senna in 1984 and then setting up his own International Formula 3000 team in 1986 where he ran Adrian Campos, Dave Scott and Cathy Muller.

Lola Group would like to extend its sympathies with his family and many racing fans and friends.

The amazing 1971 Italian Grand Prix

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