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Renault German GP13– Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing-Renault) wins the German Grand Prix ahead of Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus F1 Team-Renault) and Romain Grosjean (Lotus F1 Team-Renault)
– Full podium powered by the Renault RS27 engine
– Mark Webber (Infiniti Red Bull Racing) finishes in 7thposition, giving Renault-powered drivers four of the top ten positions and a total of 64 points
– Williams F1 Team races in the points for majority of 60 lap Grand Prix
– Double finish for Caterham F1 Team, with Charles Pic 17th and Giedo van der Garde 18th
– Infiniti Red Bull Racing retains lead of both constructors’ and drivers’ championships Read More »

The Renault-powered Lotus F1 Team E21 of Kimi Raikkonen has taken the first win of the 2013 season following a scintillating Australian Grand Prix. The 2007 world champion started from seventh on the grid and used a clever pit stop strategy to secure victory by more than 12 seconds over Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso. Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel finished in third overall in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing, putting two Renault-engined drivers onto the podium.

Raikkonen graduated to fifth off the start and made an early change to the medium compound tyres on lap nine. He completed a long stint on this set of rubber and, despite two light rain showers, stayed out longer than his closest rivals. The Finn returned to the pits on lap 34, after which the strategy unfolded perfectly as Alonso, Hamilton, Massa and Vettel made one further stop, leaving Raikkonen out in front. Read More »