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2014 Point Standings
After China
Championship Standings:
1 Nico Rosberg 79
2 Lewis Hamilton 75
3 Fernando Alonso 41
4 Nico Hulkenberg 36
5 Sebastian Vettel 33
6 Daniel Ricciardo 24
7 Valtteri Bottas 24
8 Jenson Button 23
9 Kevin Magnussen 20
10 Sergio Perez 18
11 Felipe Massa 12
12 Kimi Raikkonen 11
13 Jean-Eric Vergne 4
14 Daniil Kyvat 4

Wins:
1 Lewis Hamilton 3
2 Nico Rosberg 1

Pole Positions:
1 Lewis Hamilton 3
2 Nico Rosberg 1

Podium Finishes
1 Nico Rosberg 4
2 Lewis Hamilton 3
T3 Jenson Button 1
T3 Kevin Magnussen 1
T3 Sebastian Vettel 1
T3 Sergio Perez 1
T3 Fernando Alonso 1

Qualifying Average
1 Lewis Hamilton 1.25
2 Nico Rosberg 2.75
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3.00
4 Fernando Alonso 6.00
5 Sebastian Vettel 7.25
T6 Kimi Raikkonen 8.75
T6 Nico Hulkenberg 8.75
T8 Kevin Magnussen 9.00
T8 Felipe Massa 9.00
T8 Valterri Bottas 9.00
T11 Jenson Button 10.00
T11 Jean-Eric Vergne 10.00
13 Daniil Kyvat 11.75
14 Sergio Perez 12.75
T15 Esteban Gutierrez 15.75
T15 Romain Grosjean 15.75
17 Adrian Sutil 16.00
18 Kamui Kobayashi 18.00
19 Jules Bianchi 19.00
20 Pastor Maldonado 19.50
21 Max Chilton 20.25
22 Marcus Ericsson 20.75

Fastest Laps:
1 Nico Rosberg 3
2 Lewis Hamilton 1

Laps Led:
1 Lewis Hamilton 164
2 Nico Rosberg 60

Retirements
1 Adrian Sutil 3
T2 Marcus Ericsson 2
T2 Pastor Maldonado 2
T2 Esteban Gutierrez 2
T2 Jean-Eric Vergne 2
T2 Romain Grosjean
T7 Jules Bianchi 1
T7 Kamui Kobayashi 1
T7 Felipe Massa 1
T7 Lewis Hamilton 1
T7 Sebastian Vettel 1
T7 Daniel Ricciardo 1

Times Advancing to Q3
T1 Nico Rosberg 4
T1 Lewis Hamilton 4
T1 Daniel Ricciardo 4
T1 Fernando Alonso 4
T5 Kevin Magnussen 3
T5 Valterri Bottas 3
T5 Nico Hulkenberg 3
T5 Felipe Massa 3
T5 Jean-Eric Vergne 2
T10 Jenson Button 2
T10 Kimi Raikkonen 2
T10 Sebastian Vettel 2
T13 Sergio Perez 1
T13 Daniil Kyvat 1
T13 Romain Grosjean 1

Manufacturer Statistics:
Constructors Championship:

1 Mercedes 154
2 Red Bull-Renault 57
3 Force India-Mercedes 54
4 Ferrari 52
5 McLaren-Mercedes 43
6 Williams-Mercedes 36
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 8
8 Lotus-Renault 0
9 Sauber-Ferrari 0
10 Marussia-Ferrari 0
11 Caterham-Renault 0

Wins:
1 Mercedes 4

Pole Positions:
1 Mercedes 4

Podium Finishes
1 Mercedes 7
2 McLaren-Mercedes 2
T3 Red Bull-Renault 1
T3 Force-India Mercedes 1
T3 Ferrari 1

Fastest Laps:
1 Mercedes 4

Laps Led:
1 Mercedes 224

Qualifying Average by Team:
Rank Constructor Average

1 Mercedes 2.00
2 Red Bull 5.12
3 Ferrari 7.37
4 Williams-Mercedes 9.00
5 McLaren-Mercedes 9.50
6 Force-India Mercedes 10.75
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 10.87
8 Sauber-Ferrari 15.87
9 Lotus-Renault 17.62
10 Caterham-Renault 19.37
11 Marussia-Ferrari 19.62

Intra-Team Performance
Qualifying
Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 3
Sebastian Vettel 1

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 3
Nico Rosberg 1

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 3
Kimi Raikkonen 1

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 4
Pastor Maldonado 0

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 2
Kevin Magnussen 2

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 3
Sergio Perez 1

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 2
Adrian Sutil 2

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 1
Jean-Eric Vergne 3

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 1
Felipe Massa 3

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 3
Max Chilton 1

Caterham-Renault
Marcus Ericcson 0
Kamui Kobayashi 4

Race Performance
Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 2
Sebastian Vettel 2

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 3
Nico Rosberg 1

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 4
Kimi Raikkonen 0

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 3
Pastor Maldonado 1

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 3
Kevin Magnussen 1

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 3
Sergio Perez 1

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 1
Adrian Sutil 1

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 3
Jean-Eric Vergne 1

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 2
Felipe Massa 2

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 1
Max Chilton 3

Caterham-Renault
Marcus Ericsson 0
Kamui Kobayashi 3
Raikkonen dominates for Ferrari at Spa

by Mark J. Cipolloni
Sunday, September 16, 2007

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(L to R) Chris Dwyer, Felipe Massa (2nd) Kimi Raikkonen (1st and Fernando Alonso (3rd)
Ferrari

SPA, BELGIUM - On an unusually sunny weekend in the Ardennes Mountains, Polesitter Kimi Raikkonen won his third straight Belgian Grand Prix, at Spa Francorchamps, in dominant fashion giving Ferrari a 1-2 with his teammate Felipe Massa finishing second 4.6 seconds adrift.

Fernando Alonso in the McLaren-Mercedes finished third, some 14.3 seconds behind, but comfortably ahead of his slower McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Raikkonen's previous two victories at Spa came in a McLaren.  Nick Heidfeld in the BMW Sauber was fifth, Nico Rosberg in the Williams-Toyota sixth, Mark Webber in his Red Bull-Renault in seventh, and Heikki Kovalainen in his Renault in eighth, the final points paying position.

To say he likes Spa would be an understatement.  The Finn took off from his pole position and never looked back, only losing the lead during pit stops, both times for just a single lap.

The Ferraris led off the front row into the tight La Source hairpin where Massa slightly locked up, tempting Alonso to go wide around him which pushed teammate Hamilton even wider around him.

Alonso forced Hamilton wide and off into the paved run-off in turn 1 but Hamilton never let off the accelerator and rejoined side-by-side with Alonso as they approached the flat-out Eau Rouge. While everyone held their breath, including McLaren team owner Ron Dennis, the two cars were side-by-side through the first half of the tricky steeply undulating S-Curve before Alonso moved ahead at the exit.

At the end of lap one, Raikkonen already had a 1.3s gap to teammate Massa who was pushed by Alonso and Hamilton before a small gap to fifth placed Nico Rosberg, followed by Heikki Kovalainen, Mark Webber, Nick Heidfeld (who had lost two places) and Ralf Schumacher.

Raikkonen would gradually ease away from Massa during the opening stint, while the second Ferrari would do the same to the McLarens. But the silver cars remained just a couple of seconds apart. As expected, the four pulled away from the rest, where the one-stopping Kovalainen steadily dropped back as the BMW Saubers recovered, Kubica after a ten place hit on the grid due to an engine change.

The two-stoppers began to pit on lap 14. Raikkonen had pulled out a 5.4s gap over teammate Massa, with a similar gap back to Alonso, but Hamilton was only three seconds behind his teammate in fourth place. After their first stops, Raikkonen's lead had dropped to 4.8s, but Massa's margin to Alonso had risen to more than double that. Hamilton was still around 2.5s behind his teammate.


No one could touch Raikkonen's Ferrari all weekend
Ferrari

In the second stint, Raikkonen's lead would fluctuate by as much as two seconds, but it was still 5.9s when the Finn pitted on lap 31, while the Ferraris' margin back to the first McLaren was now 14 seconds. Hamilton, however, had dropped further behind his teammate.

Raikkonen was only two seconds ahead of Massa when they emerged from their second stops, now on softer tires, which they both were surprised to find quite favorable. That gap rose to nearly 4.7s over the final 12 laps, with the Ferraris ensuring their one-two with some careful laps which saw their margin over the McLarens come down from 14s to just under ten at the checkered flag. Hamilton also dropped back from behind his teammate, but as ever, the first four finished but this time with the Ferraris ahead of the McLarens.

Nick Heidfeld managed to overtake Rosberg for fifth place at the first stop, but the Williams driver sealed sixth place with Mark Webber scoring an excellent seventh. Kovalainen was pushed all the way to the checkered flag by Robert Kubica but hung on to score the final championship point. .

With the penalties handed out in Paris this week, Ferrari clinches the 2007 Constructors' Championship. In the Drivers Championship Lewis Hamilton now leads Alonso by just two points, with Raikkonen 13 points behind with three races remaining.

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Results

POS DRIVER NATIONALITY TEAM LAPS TIME/BEHIND
1. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Ferrari 44 1h20m39.066
2. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari 44 4.695
3. Fernando Alonso Spain McLaren-Mercedes 44 14.343
4. Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 44 23.615
5. Nick Heidfeld Germany BMW 44 51.879
6. Nico Rosberg Germany Williams-Toyota 44 1m16.876
7. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 44 1m20.639
8. Heikki Kovalainen Finland Renault 44 1m25.106
9. Robert Kubica Poland BMW 44 1m25.661
10. Ralf Schumacher Germany Toyota 44 1m28.574
11. Jarno Trulli Italy Toyota 53 1m43.653
12. Vitantonio Liuzzi Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 43 1 Lap
13. Rubens Barrichello Brazil Honda 43 1 Lap
14. Adrian Sutil Germany Spyker-Ferrari 43 1 Lap
15. Takuma Sato Japan Super Aguri-Honda 43 1 Lap
16. Anthony Davidson Britain Super Aguri-Honda 43 1 Lap
17. Sakon Yamamoto Japan Spyker-Ferrari 43 1 Lap
DNF
R Jenson Button Britain Honda 36
R Alexander Wurz Austria Williams-Toyota 34
R David Coulthard Britain Red Bull-Renault 29
R Sebastian Vettel Germany Toro Rosso-Ferrari 8
R Giancarlo Fisichella Italy Renault 1
FASTEST LAP Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari 34 1:48.036

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